Avenger Bird Review by Devin White

Avenger Bird Review by Devin White

Avengers Eggsemble It’s easy to think of Steam Shovelers as having a cynical view of video games. It is very much a response to the incredible amount of terrible video games that are being released on Steam, which is why even the logo is a poop emoji. But there...
Leaving Lyndow Review

Leaving Lyndow Review

Left Me Mouthless Anyone who grew in a rural area knows that special feeling of exploring the vast open spaces just outside of one’s home. Areas that are so close to where you and everyone you know has lived for many years, but that still have that feeling of...
Bleed 2 Review

Bleed 2 Review

Pure Insanity Triple jumping with rocket boots. Reflecting shots with a beam katana. Directing the spray of thousands of bullets with the thumb stick. Slowing time to weave between enemy blasts. Standing on a semi-truck while shooting down attack helicopters piloted...
Aliens Go Home Run Review

Aliens Go Home Run Review

Independence Day meets A League of Their Own It’s all too common and all too easy for those writing about games to describe them as “A meets B and C”, or “the X of Y”. Video game criticism has still not matured to the point where we are...
Alwa’s Awakening Review

Alwa’s Awakening Review

NEStalgia Much like the constant hype machine that is Shovel Knight, Alwa’s Awakening is a retro/NES-inspired Metroidvania that is unapologetically old school, for better or for worse. That said, I quite like Alwa’s Awakening, even more so than Shovel...
Linelight Review

Linelight Review

A light unto the nations What do you think about when you hear the words “puzzle game”? Chances are, you’re imagining a game with a slower pace than usual, where you calmly figure out the solutions to a set of problems. There’s nothing wrong...