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...
Desync Review

Desync Review

Tron and Bulletstorm’s Steamy Lovechild Desync is, first and foremost, a supremely awesome looking and sounding game. Heavy synths and neon colours are the order of the day here, and I am totally into it. Think 1980s/ early 1990s condensed into a single art...
GRIDD: Retroenhanced Review

GRIDD: Retroenhanced Review

GOODD: Jizz In My Pants At one point in my last run of GRIDD: Retroenhanced before starting work on this review, I was on top of the world. My weapons were fully upgraded, my shields were up, and my score was rocketing sky-high. I was on a roll. Then a meteor shower...
Snake Pass Review

Snake Pass Review

Snaky Slithering Makes For A Scintillating Experience Snake Pass makes movement the star of its platforming experience. By having players act like a snake, they’ll slither and twist up various surfaces and bamboo ladders, clambering around stages using the...
Rivals of Aether Review

Rivals of Aether Review

All is F-Air in Love and Smash Super Smash Bros. has an fascinating relationship with its community. When Melee came out, it introduced a host of techniques, some intentional but many not, that gave the game a huge amount of depth, and eventually players found those...
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...