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Review: The Beginner’s Guide

The Beginner's Guide

  The Beginner’s Guide is a game about games. It’s not just about video games in general though; it is actually a collection of games by a man named Coda. These games provide insight into his life and personality in a way that no amount of explaining could do. The developer, Davey …

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Expand Review

Expand provides a refreshing and relaxing break from the onslaught of huge triple A games released lately. Developed by Chris Johnson and Chris Larkin. released on 30th September 2015 for PC, Expand is a creatively beautiful, highly-polished, maze-based, meditative indie title that’s strangely emotional. Expand may have a minimalistic design …

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Review: 80 Days

80 Days plays like a good book reads, with the additional freedom of setting out on your own path. The game was released for IOS and Android over a year ago, but with the PC port comes new stories and paths to follow. The game obviously has its roots in …

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Review: Euclidean

I think it is important to ask what Euclid of Alexandria would think of a geometric horror game like Euclidean being named after him. I think it is also important to ask why it is named after him, and what a geometric horror game is. The game promises “No Zombies”, but …

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Review: Afro Samurai 2: Volume 1

So, a personally ‘long-awaited’ sequel to Afro Samurai was released this week. Afro Samurai is one of my favourite franchises of all time and the first game is one of the best. Meaning, when rumour first surfaced of a possible sequel in the works I was hyped. I mean, when …

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Review: Laserlife

Laserlife’s concept was one that intrigued me greatly. The Steam description makes it sound very exciting. You play as aliens who have stumbled upon a dead astronaut and are able to recreate the astronauts memories, through which you learn about human life. It describes itself as an interactive biography, where …

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Review: Devil May Cry 4 (Kinda) Special Edition

Devil May Cry 4 was originally released in 2008 for both 360 and PS3. Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition is an up-scaled, re-release of the original title with some bonus content and some improvements released on 23rd June, 2015 in both Europe and North America. When Devil May Cry …

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Review: Lovers In A Dangerous Spacetime

Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime is best described as the result of a mad scientist’s experiment which took the gameplay of Galiga, put it on a merry-go-round and force-fed it everything that went on sale a day after Valentine’s day. That is not to say the game isn’t enjoyable. In …

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Review: UnderTale

My favorite part of indie games is their willingness to betray modern definitions of what makes a good video game to do their own thing. UnderTale defies normal definitions by using NES graphics. UnderTale betrays modern definitions by being an RPG where you can talk your way out of a …

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