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By Nate Lakritz, 2 months ago

Overture Review

Created by the widely known Black Shell Media’s game development subsidiary, Black Shell Games, Overture is a roguelike RPG with plenty to offer. It is a clean game with a surprising amount of depth and creativity in character selection. Practically every essential roguelike feature is included, from dungeon boss battles to a plethora of loot...

By Nate Lakritz, 2 months ago

Protocol Review

Protocol is played in the style of a walking simulator, where instead of exploring a unique environment or experimenting with your surroundings sandbox-style, you essentially play as a slave. Gameplay consists of following a literal protocol and proceeding through a dangerous sci-fi landscape as a lab rat. One wrong move to contradict your A.I. overseer’s...

By Nate Lakritz, 2 months ago

Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon is Going Digital

Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon is widely known for being one of the most successful board game Kickstarter campaigns to date, amassing over six million dollars in funds. It’s an immersive tabletop game for 1-4 players filled with beautiful art and storylines. Soon, the physical version of Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon will...

By Avian Michel, 3 months ago

Death Collector Review

Death Collector is an interactive fantasy novel written by Jordan Reyne and published by Choice of Games. It plays out similarly to a visual novel but is completely text-based with no CGs, sprites, or music. Death Collector looks very much like an e-book but features player choices that determine the ending, making it an interactive...

By Nate Lakritz, 3 months ago

The Blind Prophet Kickstarter Launches Soon

Currently being developed as a solo project by French artist and writer Baptiste Miny, The Blind Prophet is an atmospheric point-and-click adventure game. It features a hand-drawn world with traditional point-and-click exploration and puzzles. The Blind Prophet claims to “challenge you and provoke you to think about the importance of our existence, good, evil, and...

By Ray D., 3 months ago

Grim Nights Review

Grim Nights is a single-player, colony management sim with zombies. It is developed and published on Steam by Edym Pixels, and is available for just $2.99. It’s similar to games like Fallout Shelter and This War of Mine. In the game, players are tasked with commanding a colony of villagers to build, farm, train, mine, defend against zombies, and...

By Nate Lakritz, 3 months ago

Gunkid 99 Preview

Heavily inspired by action-platformer Super Crate Box, Gunkid 99 throws you in a tightly-enclosed arena with a ton of enemies and many weapons at your disposal. You’ll tend to take a defensive stance against your opponents as projectiles swarm the screen. The main gameplay mechanic is a constantly shifting weapon rotation, where your task is...

By Nate Lakritz, 3 months ago

Happy Room Review

Every once in a while a person needs to blow off some steam after a long day’s work. Happy Room is the perfect stress reliever for these types of situations with its violent, sandbox-style gameplay. Developed by Mana Potion Studios, the game provides an infinite queue of ragdoll test dummies to dismember, torture, and experiment...

By Magnus S, 3 months ago

Aggelos Is Coming to Consoles

A new, retro-style action-RPG that was previously published on Steam in June this year, is now coming to PS4, Xbox One, and Switch. Aggelos is a Metroidvania adventure “that looks like it was plucked straight out of the 16-bit era, but plays like a modern-day marvel”. No one would have any doubts that the game was...

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