Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in The Darkness Review

Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in The Darkness Review

Mar 25, 2015

Do you really want to hurt me?   Things are looking worse than ever for the beleaguered House Forrester in the latest chapter of Telltale’s Game of Thrones saga. With young patriarch Ethan Forrester dead and buried and the Whitehills occupying Ironrath, the Forrester’s seat of power, and Mira caught in the middle of a shadowy assassination...

Kickstarter Watch: Descent: Underground

Kickstarter Watch: Descent: Underground

Mar 19, 2015

Descent: Underground begins a new generation of confined-space combat.     The original Descent emerged from the stars all the way back in 1995, significantly before spaceflight in three glorious dimensions was any kind of commonplace. But did Descent care about commonplace? No! It only cared about frantic high-speed battles, close quarters and...

Welcome back, Abe – Oddworld: New ‘n Tasty Review

Welcome back, Abe – Oddworld: New ‘n Tasty Review

Mar 14, 2015

Soylent Green is People! Err…Mudokens! When I first heard there was a new Oddworld game coming out I couldn’t believe it. As a fan of the early PSone titles I have been waiting for a new Abe adventure for many years and didn’t think the series would ever be revisited. After finding out Oddworld: New ‘n Tasty would be an HD remake of...

CrossCode Demo Preview Logs In and Attacks

CrossCode Demo Preview Logs In and Attacks

Mar 9, 2015

Action RPG CrossCode‘s first hours have a lot to offer!   CrossCode is a recently-emergent indie project on IndieGoGo. Mixing story and visual design elements sure to be familiar to fans of .Hack or Kirbopher’s TOME series on YouTube, the game is set in a futuristic super-MMO setting. However, its story, combat, and overall design are actually...

htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary Review

htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary Review

Feb 23, 2015

Blinded by the light   From the moment htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary begins you can’t help but be pulled into its mystifying and enchanting world. Set in a dark and dilapidated storybook realm, the game begins with mysterious horned protagonist Mion waking up lost and alone on an operating table in a dark, decrepit room with no memory of how she came...

Lost in Space – Morningstar: Descent to Deadrock Review

Lost in Space – Morningstar: Descent to Deadrock Review

Feb 17, 2015

We’re givin’ her all she’s got, Cap’n! Point-and-Click adventure games have maintained a cult following for many years since the 90’s. As the first FMV rolled I couldn’t help but remember my wee self playing demos out of PC magazines and pushing my parents’ 486 to its limits. Between Myst and The Journeyman Project,...