Reviews

See you starside – Xia: Legends of a Drift System

by 2 months ago

There are a few people I play games who turn their nose up at Kickstarter games. The phrase, “Well it is only a Kickstarter game,” has been spoken on more …

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Demonslayer: The Siege of Mt. Kunlun

by 2 months ago

There are two ways to succeed with new offerings in the saturated deck-building market. Interesting stacking effects are the core of any deck-builder, but just as important are the palette …

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The Day the Disco Died — Funk of the Titans Review

by 2 months ago

There are three basic ingredients that make a good platformer: solid controls, challenging levels and engaging design. You can read back through the catalog of classic platformers and find these …

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Other World Computing PlayStation 4 HDD upgrade kit review

by 2 months ago

You throw down your cash, the clerk rings up your game and inevitably tries to sell you a guide. You shake your head no, snap up the bag and your …

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Seeing Stars — Elite: Dangerous Review

by 2 months ago

It’s been rough decade or so for space simulation games. There have been a few pretty good ones, but nothing truly great for a while. This was sad, because I …

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The light we found in the dark below- The Dark Below Review

by 2 months ago

Neither of us were exactly anticipating The Dark Below with excitement. It’s better to say we looked forward to it with curiosity. When the original vanilla release of Destiny launched …

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Swords to the Wind! Villainous Vikings, 2nd Edition

by 2 months ago

Victory Point Games has impressed me again. Following the release of Villainous Vikings in August, and the subsequent series of negative reviews which fell like hammers, VPG suspended release of …

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Building a better palace — Sultaniya Review

by 2 months ago

It seems like tile-laying games often have you building something. The gateway game Carcassonne has you building a city with castles, roads, and cloisters. Alhambra has you building a city …

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Shadowrun Dragonfall – Director’s Cut — a game made better by touch controls?

by 3 months ago

There’s something about touchscreen games that just doesn’t work well for me.  Whether it’s my hands being in the way of the action, or fighting with on-screen controls, I generally …

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Insert Space Here — Lords of the Black Sun Review

by 3 months ago

When I first heard about this game, I immediately looked it up and read the words “4X Turn-Based Strategy Game set in space.” I was also immediately interested, as that …

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Potential does not equal quality — The Crew Review

by 3 months ago

The Crew has been an interesting case throughout the lifespan of its development. To begin with, everyone positioned it ads one of the biggest racing games to release on the …

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Let’s get (meta)physical — The Talos Principle Review

by 3 months ago

Never has a game made me question my own existence. Now, it wasn't anything so grandiose as me wondering if I'm even real (or, what if, like, we're all just …

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