Lament Review

Lament Review

Radical Upgrades Generally, when a game promises to be “NES Hard”, it’s not a good sign. The action-platformers of the NES era were  hard not so much because of good design or genuine challenge, but more due to cheap kills and frustrating platforming, mostly...
Crisis In the Kremlin Review

Crisis In the Kremlin Review

Counter-Revolutionary A spectre is haunting Steam – the spectre of communism. Well, not so much a spectre. Just the one game. No old powers have an entered an alliance to exorcise it, and no game has reproached either its more advanced or its reactionary...
Kings under the hill Review

Kings under the hill Review

I’d Rather Play With an Actual Rat King If you’ve been playing games long enough, you probably have at least one friend who will, every now and then, tell you about some old video game – usually a PC game – that is the Best Thing Ever, and will...
Satellite Repariman Review

Satellite Repariman Review

Needs A Videogame Repairman They say that you should never judge a book by its cover, but when you spend much of your time digging through Steam’s dung heap in search of gold nuggets, you do develop a certain baseline for what a game that could at all be worth...