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Bravo Team Review: Back To Basics

Bravo Team Review: Back To BasicsWell into 2018, we are past the point where VR is a new and novel experiment. Had Supermassive Games’ Bravo Team released when the PSVR launched, we could at least excuse the game’s milquetoast nature as a first, uncertain step; an experiment in trying to bring arcadey, cover-based shooting to a new format. Released two... Read More »

The 25th Ward: The Silver Case Review: Obstruction Of Justice

The 25th Ward: The Silver Case Review: Obstruction Of JusticeAs a direct sequel to The Silver Case, it will come as no shock that The 25th Ward is a fundamentally bizarre game. It plays around with fever dreamy, Twin Peaks-esque logic, with a profound disregard for how reality works. That’s all to say: it is very much a Suda 51 game. It’s also not... Read More »

Kirby Star Allies Review: Take It Easy

Kirby Star Allies Review: Take It EasyKirby games are guaranteed to have a perky pink mascot, candy-coated platforming levels, and plentiful power-ups to wield and combine; all key pieces of Kirby Star Allies. But what sets the latest game apart from previous Kirby adventures is that everything is designed with co-op in mind, whether you have friends to play with or... Read More »

Pit People Review

Pit People ReviewPit People is the fourth title developed by The Behemoth, and also the fourth genre the developer has tried its hand at, after some side-scrolling blasting (Alien Hominid), an old-school beat-em-up (Castle Crashers) and devious puzzle platforming (BattleBlock Theatre). Pit People is a turn-based strategy game in the vein of Fire Emblem or XCOM, and... Read More »

Q.U.B.E. 2 Review: Think Inside The Box

Q.U.B.E. 2 Review: Think Inside The BoxIf the original Q.U.B.E. was a product of experimental design and unhindered student ambition, Q.U.B.E. 2 is the sophomore follow-up that almost ticks all the right boxes. No longer are you messing with unmalleable puzzle rooms; Q.U.B.E. 2 gives you the tools to have greater flexibility with your solutions and feels more rewarding as a... Read More »

Gravel Review: Slow And Steady Doesn't Win The Race

Gravel Review: Slow And Steady Doesn't Win The RaceArcade racing games have been few and far between during this console generation, which makes Gravel‘s straightforward approach feel almost like a throwback. On its surface, Milestone’s latest appears to toe the line between being an authentic simulation of off-road racing, and a rough-and-tumble arcade experience. There are myriad driver assists that let you tune... Read More »

Mulaka Review: Of Myth And Monsters

Mulaka Review: Of Myth And MonstersEvery part of the world has its own history and legends that are ripe for examination, yet games typically stick to a narrow range of familiar cultures. It’s why games like Mulaka stand out; they can open your eyes to concepts and themes that you otherwise might never encounter. Mulaka is a 3D action-adventure game... Read More »

Bridge Constructor Portal Review

Bridge Constructor Portal ReviewBridge Constructor Portal leans heavily upon its iconic forebears. GlaDOS, an uncaring-though-humorous AI, greets you at the beginning of many levels, setting the stage for the plentiful puzzles that lay before you. It sounds like the setup for another delicious brain-teaser that will tickle your funny bone while pushing your logic muscles. But neither the... Read More »

Where The Water Tastes Like Wine Review: Hard Travelin'

Where The Water Tastes Like Wine Review: Hard Travelin'Where the Water Tastes Like Wine defies any sort of comparison to other games. You’re tasked with collecting stories and building up folklore across Dust Bowl America, wandering across the land and briefly involving yourself in other people’s lives. You’re collecting tales so that you can share them with other wanderers who are moving across... Read More »

Into The Breach Review: A Mechanized Masterpiece

Into The Breach Review: A Mechanized MasterpieceIn 2012, Subset Games released FTL–a strategy roguelite whose best moments were when everything worked like a well-oiled machine, but also when you were frantically trying to adapt to dangerous, unexpected situations in the spur of the moment. Into The Breach, Subset’s sophomore effort, again has you enacting carefully planned strategies. The difference is that... Read More »