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Ironclad Tactics Review

A Little Rusty

Ironclad Tactics

HIGH Camping an armored chassis on the enemy's side of the board, decimating it.

LOW Almost always needing to play missions twice.

WTF The aesthetics and humor feel like this game was built by the Penny Arcade guys. It wasn't.

Gabriel Knight: Sins Of The Fathers, 20th Anniversary Edition Review

The welcome return of a genuine classic

Gabriel Knight: Sins Of The Fathers 20th Anniversary Edition Review Screenshot

HIGH Still one of the best adventure games ever made.

LOW Janky animations destroy what looks beautiful in a screenshot.

WTF How does Gabriel's 1993 phone not have a "redial" button?

Runers Review

Spinning the Rune-lette Wheel

Runers Review Screenshot

HIGH Finally getting the ability to craft a level three spell!

LOW Having that spell turn out to be a useless rock shield.

WTF That enemy is healing faster than I can damage him. How did this wind up in the game?

The Old City: Leviathan Review

Pretentious, Prosaic, Post-Apocalyptic Fiction

The Old City: Leviathan Review Screenshot

HIGH Some genuinely tense, unnerving moments in the first chapter.

LOW Everything after the first chapter

WTF An entire novella's worth of backstory is included as optional collectibles.

Grand Theft Auto V Second Opinion

So Close, So Far

Grand Theft Auto V Screenshot

HIGH Flying a crop duster into a cargo plane, then riding a jeep out of it.

LOW The frustrating early mission that introduces the wonky drive-by mechanics.

WTF We're escaping a full-on military response by hopping onto a freakin' freight train?

Grow Home Review

A Garden of Whimsy

Grow Home

HIGH Looking down.

LOW That bull isn't friendly.

WTF This came from Ubisoft. Ubisoft.

Citizens Of Earth Review

Falls Short in the Polls

Citizens of Earth

HIGH: Several genuinely humorous jokes and references.

LOW: Combat quickly becomes tedious.

WTF: "Pop quiz today: cheaters will be electrocuted on sight."

Kalimba Review

Towering Accomplishment

Kalimba

HIGH Executing the perfect dance of leaps and switches required to kill the snake boss without losing a life.

LOW Some of the multiplayer levels straddle the line between 'fun' challenging and 'I hate life' challenging.

WTF Dear Advice Bear—I can read faster than you can speak, okay? So stop whining at me about advancing your text bubbles!

Gauntlet Review

Insert ‘Needs Food' Joke Here

Gauntlet

HIGH Playing through the entire game with a full group of people.

LOW Myself or party members disconnecting during online

WTF Why aren't potions available to buy in the shop?

Grey Goo Review

Nanomachines, Commander.

Grey Goo

HIGH Rolling a fully-equipped Hand of Ruk right over the enemy base

LOW Feeling more like a power line repairman when playing as Human against a harassment-focused opponent

WTF Those freaky little baby arms on the Beta characters' torsos

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