All Reviews

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Black Future ’88 – Review

Black Future ’88 is a 2D platform, retro, sci-fi, rogue-like shooter published by Good Shepherd Entertainment and developed by SuperScarySnakes, who animatedly describes the game’s style as “Synth-Punk”. This simple, yet very challenging game brings a lot of high intensity action similar to Contra and Dead Cells, but set in

6

Syberia Trilogy – Review

The Syberia trilogy is a franchise of greatly loved games that spans a 17 year lifetime, definitely an admirable feat. Developed by Microids, this collection of niche, story adventure titles are now available on the Nintendo Switch as a bundle. It would be good to note that this is neither

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Killer Queen Black – Review

Buy It, play it, you’ll love it! My review for Killer Queen Black is done now. Thanks, and goodnight! Well, maybe, I suppose I should tell you why… Ok then… Killer Queen Black is the console adaption of the arcade eSport game “Killer Queen”. Killer Queen Black has been rebuilt

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Duped – Review

Duped’, an indie game created by Reuben Moorhouse, that was released on steam back in 2017, and is now available on the Nintendo Switch 2 years later, is a very intriguing puzzle game. Duped is the story of the life of a lonely square. It’s not just a plain cube

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Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince – Review

After the not so well received Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power, the Finnish game studio, Frozenbyte, is back with its sequel, Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince. The fourth installment in the series aims to redeem itself from the previous game, which actually came close to shutting the studio down.

8

The Eyes Of Ara – Review

Developed by 100 Stones Interactive, an independent studio founded by Ben Droste and based in Brisbane, Australia, The Eyes of Ara is an award-winning, puzzle adventure game originally released on Android and iOS devices, as well as Steam and now released on Nintendo Switch. The game is set in a

6

Daemon X Machina – Review

Daemon X Machina is a brand-new action game from Kenichiro Tsukuda (Armored Core) and mech designer Shoji Kawamori (Super Dimensional Fortress Macross) and will take you on a ride where man and machine are enemies and you must use their own power against them to defend our Earth. I didn’t

9

Whipseey And The Lost Atlas – Review

Blowfish studios, the independent, Australian video game publisher are back, not long either, after dropping a previous extremely fun title, ‘SubDivision Infinity DX’. I was given the pleasure of playing and reviewing that too which is available on their website, so I was definitely excited to get my hands on

7

The Forbidden Arts – Review

I live for indie developers and the unexpected jewels they produce at times. How can you not admire the ambitiousness of a little fish in a big fish’s pond? Stingbot Games out of California, inspired by retro classics have developed ‘The Forbidden Arts’, released in Early Access on Steam in

10

Etherborn – Review

Well, here we are again! Back and ready to re-dive into the wonderfully creative and mind-bending game of Altered Matter’s Etherborn.  Previously, I wrote about the preview / demo version of this game, giving you a vast outline of what was currently available for this title, the wonders it holds

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The Padre – Review

I have never really played any TellTale style games. I think I gave one a shot, but I didn’t enjoy it, so much so, that I don’t even recall the name of it. To me they always felt slow and one directional. I know this isn’t always the case, but

8

The Sinking City – Review

The Sinking City brings life to the quirky, H.P Lovecraft mythos in this adventure and investigator game developed by Frogwares and published by Bigben Interactive. Frogwares are famously known for previously working on the Sherlock Holmes games such as the Devil’s Daughter and Crimes & Punishment. With The Sinking City,

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Furwind – Review

Platforming games are a bit of a retro gamer staple. They have been around for a long time, so in saying that, it is very hard to be innovative on a tried and tested genre. What will the delightful platformer ‘Furwind’ by Boomfire Games do to make it stand out

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Terraria – Review

I never had the chance to really get into building games such as Minecraft which is surprising because games that get the creative juices flowing have always piqued my interest. Due to the overwhelming number of children that flock to these communities, I will admit it also has scared me

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Unruly Heroes – Review

Unruly Heroes follows four unlikely characters on their journey to the west in this side scrolling action adventure. If you didn’t already know, this game follows monkey and his three companions in a story that is inspired by the Chinese legend ‘A journey to the west’ better known as the

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Lapis X Labyrinth – Review

Lapis X Labyrinth is a side scrolling JPRPG platformer that I found myself thrown into the deep end from the get-go. The main screen doesn’t feature much except from “start new game” and some basic aesthetics and unfortunately, it doesn’t give you the option to adjust the difficulty, sound or

Etherborn – Preview

It really brings me such joy to see, play and review (or in this case preview) indie games that have such heart and soul in their development. You can really feel that each moment and movement has been undertaken with deep creative love and passion, making the experience just that

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The Messenger – Review

Everybody was kung-fu fighting…… Okay, now thats out of my system. I can move on with my review. The Messenger launched first on the Playstation 4, and is later coming to Windows & Nintendo Switch. This is a fun side scroller that’s a tale of a ninja.

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Hello Neighbor Review

Hello Neighbor has been around for a while now but recently released on Xbox One. Back in 2015 Dynamic Pixels Kickstarter campaign fell short of its goal, but that didn’t stop Dynamic Pixels. Over the past two years or so, they’ve released several Alpha and Beta builds which have attracted

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Super Mario Odyssey

Mario is the icon of gaming. There is no debating this. Ask anyone to name a famous gaming character and hands down most people without blinking would say MARIO. Starring in over 200 titles, he is cherished by the young and old in the gaming community, and we are very

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