Graceful Explosion Machine – Review

It’s all explodey. Graceful Explosion Machine is an action game by Vertex Pop. And, despite appearances, is every bit as hectic as any other sidescrolling shmup. The story is, well, something of a formality. It’s told through pictures, and has almost nothing to do with the gameplay in any way. The benefit is that it cuts down on any given... Read More | Share it now!

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Yonder: Cloud Catcher Chronicles – Review

Yonder: Cloud Catcher Chronicles is an open-world adventure that that feels like Harvest Mon crossed with the Zelda series of games. Only it never really matches the level of either of those two games and simply feels like you’re on this not so epic quest to pick up lots of bits and bobs to give to people, who in turn reward you with more bits... Read More | Share it now!

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Conquest: Frontier Wars – Review

Conquest: Frontier Wars is a decade-and-a-half old strategy game. A pretty fun one, from what I gather based on what people who’ve played it have said about it. You can probably guess my problem right away. That’s right: I can’t play it. It, apparently, wont run in anything that isn’t unplayably purple and squashed on Windows... Read More | Share it now!

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A Hole New World – Review

Title: A Hole New World Genre: Action, Indie Developer: MadGearGames Publisher: MadGearGames Release Date: May 19, 2017 A Hole New World from MadGear Games is going to immediately call to mind other modern retro titles, most notably Shovel Knight. The game carries much of the same style feel, but A Hole New World brings enough new ideas to the... Read More | Share it now!

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Skylar & Plux: Adventure On Clover Island – Review

Release Date: March 2017 Publisher: Grip Digital Developers: Right Nice Games, Grip Digital Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC Skylar & Plux: Adventure On Clover Island came as a nice surprise. The title hasn’t had all that much buzz, especially with a release near the overly hyped Yooka-Laylee. And while both games are more traditional 3D... Read More | Share it now!

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Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom – Review

Title: Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom Genre: Action, Adventure, Indie, RPG Developer: Enigami Publisher: Focus Home Interactive Release Date: Apr 18, 2017 Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom is an Action RPG by Enigami and published by Focus Home Interactive. On the surface, it features what some might consider a kid-friendly aesthetic. The reality,... Read More | Share it now!

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Injustice 2 – Review

Formats: PS4 and Xbox One Publisher: WB Games Developer: NetherRealm Studios Price: $59.99 Release Date: May 19th 2017 The original Injustice was a breath of fresh air for fighting game fans when it released on last generation consoles. The fighting itself wasn’t breaking any new ground as it always felt more a testbed of future Mortal Kombat... Read More | Share it now!

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Mr. Shifty – Review

Title: Mr. Shifty Genre: Action, Adventure, Indie Developer: Team Shifty Publisher: tinyBuild Release Date: Apr 13, 2017 Mr. Shifty is an Action Adventure game by Team Shifty and published by tinyBuild. In it you play the titular teleporting hero/thief, Mr. Shifty. And the game is damn hard. Seriously, its store page refers to Hotline Miami for a... Read More | Share it now!

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