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Dead or School – Review

‘Dead or School’ is an indie game developed and published by Studio Nanafushi with the help of Marvelous Inc. You play as Hisako, a teenage girl who is stuck underground with a few hundred survivors. A plague has swept across the world causing mutants to appear, resulting in a war

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Horizon Chase Turbo – Review

No stranger to racing games, I’m back with another review this time with ‘Horizon Chase Turbo’ developed and published by Brazilian Company, Aquiris Game Studio. Instantly I felt a wave of nostalgia wash over me (being a product of the 80’s) as I started this bad boy up. Now its

7

The Unholy Society – Review

“Have you ever imagined what would happen if The Exorcist, Preacher and Constantine had a baby?” This is the tagline of Catastrophe Games’ newest title, “The Unholy Society”, and I was definitely in for the ride the moment I read it. This side scrolling adventure has all the clique pop

6

Ash of Gods: Redemption – Review

Ash of Gods: Redemption is published by Whisper Games and developed by AurumDust. Now, given I’m not too big on tactical turn-based games, I was intrigued by the RPG-like elements and art style of this title, so let’s dive into my third review of the year, shall we? Ash of

10

7th Sector – Review

With Cyberpunk delayed till later in 2020, how, oh how was I going to get my futuristic fix? Now, while ‘7th Sector’ by Носков Сергей isn’t the RPG I am frothing to get my hands on, this side scroller puzzler, now available on console from Steam, will certainly slay that

8

Bookbound Brigade – Review

Bookbound Brigade, a game by developed by Digital Tales USA and published by Intragames, is not a new genre but a new take on the classic Metroid and ‘Castlevania’ of old. The new term is a mixture; Metroidvania. Bookbound Brigade is a beautiful, 2D side scroller full of imaginative worlds

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Coffee Talk – Review

Coffee Talk is a simulation game by Toge Productions, a company known for their pixel art style and simulation games. Coffee Talk is no exception from this, you create your own name but essentially you are the owner of a nightlife coffee shop in Seattle. Your clientele are a range

10

New Super Lucky’s Tale – Review

A love letter, a homage, maybe even a slight rip off of Spyro, New Super Lucky’s Tale by Playful Corp is definitely a combination of all three, and I couldn’t love it more. New Super Lucky’s Tale is an adorable 3D platformer by a relatively new studio, with a few

8

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

9

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

9

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

Day And Night – Review

‘Day and Night’ is an ode to Tetris you’d never expect. This little nifty indie game developed by Ridiculous Games, is at its core, a Tetris game for the Nintendo Switch, but with so much more. A puzzle game, it makes you keep playing more and more with its addictive

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

8

Neo Cab – Review

Technology, is a bane of my existence. It is engrained in every aspect of our lives and it sucks, but it is essential to progress and is rooted firmly in society. I hate it, but I rely so much on it. This game had me thinking like I often do;

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

10

Subdivision Infinity DX – Review

This little gem I’ve been toiling away with recently is from Sydney based Publisher, Blowfish Studios. When I was offered this to review, I was expecting an indie style game but what I got was a little under 2Gb of pure fun! Space! The final frontier… Or is it? I

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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

Heave Ho – Preview

It’s all in the name as “Heave Ho” is a fun couch co-op game for you and your friends to take a grasp at! Published by Digital Devolver and developed by Le Cartel Studios, Heave Ho is best experienced with friends on a Friday night to get the evening started

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Damsel (Xbox One) – Review

Somewhat surprisingly, I’m actually starting to enjoy some of the more arcade style games we’ve been getting recently. It’s been a very nice change of pace and we can generally get a pretty good idea of the game in a relatively short period of time. Plus, when you live in

6

Pawarumi – Review

I’m not quite old enough for Space Invaders to be a game I grew up with, but I am old enough to remember seeing it in arcades as a stand-alone system, rather than those gaming tables you quite often see in a local pub. I do, however, remember playing some

7

Let’s Go Nuts – Review

Let’s Go Nuts by BeardedBrothers.Games is certainly a different game, you feel right at home yet also like you are staying at that creepy aunt’s house you’ve never met before. The platforming is so familiar, but the game mechanics are a fresh and unfamiliar take on this tried and true

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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

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