Author: Brad Gallaway

Overwhelm Review

…Or, make it manageable.

HIGH
The options made this game finishable
and enjoyable.

LOW Dying an absurd number of times right before the final run.

WTF Were all of those weird, glitchy flashes about?


This Is Not A Review: Beat Cop

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: Beat Cop, developed by Pixel Crow and published by 11 Bit Studios.


Trials Rising Review

…And Still Falling

HIGH Best Trials tutorial ever. Thanks, Fatshady!

LOW Having a perfect run on a balls-hard
track ruined by a framerate hiccup.

WTF Grinding for experience???

Tangledeep Review

Rolling In

HIGH Interesting classes, great customizability, rock-solid design.

LOW Catching pets is a drag, some difficulty spikes.

WTF I would have sworn it was ‘Veggiemancer’.