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Crossout Review

Post-Apocalyptic Cash Flow

HIGH The car-crafting is robust and wildly entertaining.

LOW It takes way too long to earn parts and make progress.

WTF The default controls are unbelievably awful. Change them ASAP.


Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind Review

The First Time With An Old Favorite

High Some of the best side quests I’ve experienced in an open-world setting.

Low Waiting in a queue for 10 minutes only to not get placed in a PvP match.

WTF Seriously, am I the only one this isn’t working for?


Fortnite Early Access Preview

Announced several years ago, Epic’s Fortnite has finally made its way through some extremely protracted development launched with an early access build on July 21. There are currently several paid ‘founders’ packs to choose from, in addition to a basic free version on PS4, XBO and PC.


Shadow Warrior 2 (XBO) Review

Many Highs. One Big Lo.

HIGH Hilarious, breakneck gameplay that continually offers new variety.

LOW Player models pale in comparison to the effects and environments.

WTF Lo Wang begins to get a little grating by the ten-hour mark.


Conarium Review

You Don’t Want to Know What the Third Eye Saw

HIGH Shoggoth chase!

LOW The developers completely failing to flag something crucial, costing me an hour of backtracking.

WTF Why is smashing walls so satisfying?


This Is Not A Review – Herald: An Interactive Period Drama

Welcome to This Is Not A Review. In these articles we discuss general impressions, ideas and thoughts on any given game, but as the title implies, it’s not a review. Instead, it’s an exercise in offering a quick recommendation (or dismissal) after spending enough time to grasp the ideas and gameplay of a thing without necessarily playing it from A to Z.

The subject of this installment: Herald: An Interactive Period Drama, developed and published by Wispfire.


Impact Winter Review

If The Cold Doesn’t Get You…

HIGH Figuring out my rifle and executing that damn wolf.

LOW Having to restart after three in-game days because the food system wasn’t well-explained.

WTF Dear Main Character: Please put on pants. It’s freezing out there.