Brawlout Early Access Review

Brawlout Early Access Review

No Tripping Required So independent Smash games are going to continue to be a thing, eh? I am cool with that. Coming to Early Access seemingly right after Rivals of Aether came out of it, Brawlout is the newest game in that same mold. It is a Smash Bros-type game (aka...
The Surge Review

The Surge Review

No Darkness, No Soul While even the worst games in FromSoftware’s Souls series are pretty good, it would be an understatement to say that most of them are not technical masterpieces. These game were meticulously planned, down to the last detail, to work under very...
Where is our review for The Surge?

Where is our review for The Surge?

We were never going to have a review for The Surge ready on embargo. While all of us here at Steam Shovelers do our best to tell you about as many great (and not so great) games as possible, we are still a small site with limited resources. Even in the best of times,...
Outlast 2 Review

Outlast 2 Review

Slow-Simmered Horror Perfection The first Outlast was something of a critical darling. Many viewed it as a revolutionary horror game with a unique setting and novel premise. As a lifelong survival horror nut, though, I walked away from it with a feeling of...
Flinthook Review

Flinthook Review

Couldn’t Get Hooked If you still haven’t gotten around to watching Flinthook’s intro, I highly recommend you do so now. It’s a beautiful piece of sprite art, a cinematic that will remind the older among you of some of the best 90s cartoons, and which perfectly sets...