Author: Brad Gallaway

The Best Games of PAX West 2017

Another year, another PAX… West, to be specific! The show is now officially over and yours truly is in recovery mode after four long days on the floor. Here for your perusal are the top 15 notable games from the floor. Plus one!


Absolver Review

Yellow Belt

High The aesthetics are awesome.

Low Getting gangbanged five-on-one during the first hour of gameplay.

WTF For an online-focused game, how are the servers this poor?


Tacoma Review

A Loooong Way Past Seattle

HIGH The ending!

LOW Missing one document and finishing with 99%.

WTF Why does she use ASL to start the saved sequences?


Nidhogg 2 Review

Rancid Muppet Battle

HIGH It’s still the same Nidhogg, which was great.

LOW The new weapons don’t feel balanced or enjoyable.

WTF Who in the world thought this new art style was a good idea?