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Sinister City Review

Theatre of the Damned

Sinister City Review Screenshot

HIGH "Oh, you need to talk to your kidnapped fiancée? Help me fix my hypnosis machine so you can use the astral plane!"

LOW A few bugs caused me to quit the game and reload.

WTF "Hi, I'm the director of the game you're a character in. Could you help me find my storyboards so I can tell you where to go next?"

The Bridge Review

Sketching out a solution

The Bridge Review Screenshot

HIGH Using the gravity of a timed black whole to speed me towards a key.

LOW Crawling to the internet for help with that last puzzle.

WTF Wait, how many times do I have to get to the door?

Ether One Review

Myst Connections

Ether One Review Screenshot

HIGH Abstract without being pretentious

LOW Relies on text documents to fill in the story too often

WTF Gamebreaking bugs didn't get patched until a month after it hit PS Plus.

Tales From The Borderlands: The Vault Of The Traveler Review

The Pinnacle of Pandoran Pandemonium


Tales from the Borderlands

HIGH: It's by far the best thing Telltale has ever done.

LOW: When the humor misses, it misses big.

WTF: I saved my in-game cash through all five episodes for that?

Minecraft: Story Mode - The Order Of The Stone Review

That was a good choice!

Minecraft Story Mode

HIGH W: Fighting the monster in the temple!

LOW W: Waiting for the next episode!

WTF B: Watching my son not share his cookie.

Mushroom 11 Review

Chore-dyceps

Mushroom 11

HIGH A charmingly downplayed epilogue sequence.

LOW The slog of a final level that precedes it.

WTF Precision platforming in a game where I have no direct control over the main character?

Missing: An Interactive Thriller - Episode One Review

A Failed Resurrection

Missing: An Interactive Thriller - Episode One Review Screenshot

HIGH Sussing out the door code's location.

LOW Wow, does this police interlude add nothing to the game!

WTF Where could the batteries be? Could they be the crudely-drawn cartoons sitting
atop that real photo of a cabinet?

The Talos Principle: Road To Gehenna Review

Like Portal for Supergeniuses!

The Talos Principle: Road To Gehenna Review Screenshot

HIGH Beautiful production values, strong writing.

LOW The difficulty curve.

WTF Why have these writers not yet done a proper text-adventure game?

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