Cloudpunk + City of Ghosts DLC (PC) Review

Conversations About the Nature of Storytelling By Alex Orona Cloudpunk and it’s accompanying City of Ghosts DLC are stories around a futuristic city in the sky, but not an idealistic one. The most accurate comparison is the world of The Fifth Element - lots of smog, rampant street drugs, and classism based on the cloud … Continue reading Cloudpunk + City of Ghosts DLC (PC) Review

Heavenly Bodies (PC) Review

More Frustrating Than Fun By Alex Orona Games with wacky controls and physics are a budding genre in gaming today. Starting from the early days of QWOP to Octo-Dad, we’ve seen large variations on this formula. Newly out of 2pt Interactive we have Heavenly Bodies, an astronautical physics adventure about maintaining a satellite in orbit. … Continue reading Heavenly Bodies (PC) Review

One Step From Eden (PC) Review

80 Steps From Eden By Eric Getty Gettinger In the recent surge of rogue games, One Step from Eden offers too much but also not enough. One Step From Eden (OSFE) has a lot in the terms of content, and unlocks, for the avid gamer who will continue to push through. While the art style … Continue reading One Step From Eden (PC) Review

Inscryption (PC) Review

By Joel DeWitte I sat at my desk, and booted up the recently found old floppy disc on my PC.  A dull grey screen with the word “Inscryption” appeared, curiously only giving the option to continue someone else’s save.  Suddenly, I’m transported to a tiny cabin with a game table, suffocated by trinkets, clocks, and … Continue reading Inscryption (PC) Review

Echo Generation (PC) Review

The voxel revolution is here and Echo Generation is coming your way with a fun, if not disorganized, adventure. With hints of Stranger things and some Paper Mario style elements Echo Generation is ready to grab and drag you into its hurricane. If you are persistent and have the right timing then this game is … Continue reading Echo Generation (PC) Review

Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights (PC) Review

By Eric, Getty, Gettinger There is a sense or feeling of nostalgia that comes back to you when returning to one of your favorite games. Video games can become dated and the controls or the loading times really drag you out of the fond memories while growing up. Direct sequels or remasters are something more … Continue reading Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights (PC) Review

Silicon Dreams (PC) Review

Do Androids Dream of Robo Revolutions?  Developer Clockwork Bird isn’t new to the cyberpunk world. Their previous game Spinnortality: A Cyberpunk Management Sim received positive reviews and good buzz but now in Silicon Dreams, we’re diving a little deeper in the psychology of a cyberpunk reality.  The game puts you in the shoes of an … Continue reading Silicon Dreams (PC) Review

Townscaper (Switch) Review

Townscaper Overlooked By Joel DeWitte In early August, Nintendo announced a trove of indie titles for the Switch, including the small island town building game Islanders.  This land development puzzle game was an eye-catching, unique indie worth showcasing on the Indie Showcase.  That said, it’d be easy to overlook another island town builder released in … Continue reading Townscaper (Switch) Review

Ashwalkers (PC) Review

Kicking Ash and Taking Names By Eric, Getty, Gettinger Some of the real issues that plague the world today are overpopulation, poor resource management, and the looming threat of war. Ashwalkers explore these avenues in a post-apocalyptic wasteland covered in mute gray tones. Through a mixture of point and click and text based adventure Ashwalker … Continue reading Ashwalkers (PC) Review