Drifting Lands Early Access Review

Drifting Lands Early Access Review

Early Access Isn’t the Final Frontier Surprisingly, combining a space shoot-’em-up with Diablo-like loot mechanics makes for a decent game, especially when the graphics and soundtrack are some of the best in the genre.  But like most loot-driven...
Card Quest Early Access Review

Card Quest Early Access Review

Bears and Goblins and Massive Piles of Undead, Oh My! Card games are a dime a dozen these days, at least the ones where you’re battling other players. Sure, Hearthstone and Gwent have some single player content, but the very nature of them being free-to-play...
Boost Early Access Review

Boost Early Access Review

VR is making me realize how out of shape I am Boost is a virtual reality game for the HTC Vive, where you have to attempt to keep a volley up in a sci-fi Tennis match. With floating landmines. Because Sci-Fi. Every four volleys the ball goes faster until it’s almost a...
Bearslayer Early Access Review

Bearslayer Early Access Review

Jumping with joy According to Wikipedia (don’t judge me; it’s not like we don’t all use it daily anyway), “Bearslayer” is an epic nineteenth-century poem by Latvian poet, Andrejs Pumpurs, and tells the story of Lāčplēsis; a dashing young hero, chosen by the Gods to...
Rogue Stache Early Access Review

Rogue Stache Early Access Review

A Hairy Situation With bizarre humor, there’s a fine line between “weird for weirdness’ sake” and “genuinely strange.” The former comes across as forced and desperate, while the latter connects because it doesn’t feel like it’s necessarily trying to. It’s definitely a...