Author: Cj Salcedo

Far Cry 6 Review

En Este Mundo De Malos, El Bueno No Tiene Nada

HIGH An in-game radio station full of salsa songs. 

LOW Awkward changes to the gameplay loop that don’t move the series forward. 

WTF Way more work needs to be done…


This Is Not A Review: Kitaria Fables

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: Kitaria Fables available on PS4, PS5, XBO/X/S, Switch, and PC, developed by Twin Hearts and published by PQube. 


Demon Turf Review

The Devil Is In The Details

HIGH Holy hell, these visuals.

LOW The camera can be a bit finicky. 

WTF Why hasn’t this aesthetic been attempted before?


Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl Review

Should’ve Set It To Wumbo 

HIGH The first fight I had online.  

LOW Realizing I saw everything the game had to offer in less than an hour. 

WTF I’ll keep playing if Crazy Steve from Drake and Josh gets added as DLC


Riders Republic Review

Ambitions As A Rider

HIGH The intuitive and accessible gameplay is among the best in its genre.

LOW Oh boy, that dialogue… 

WTF An acoustic cover of Gangsta’s Paradise


Hot Wheels Unleashed Review

I Can’t Beat That (No Can Do)

HIGH A solid and accessible arcade racer.

LOW Bizarre unlock system for new cars.  

WTF The look on my partner’s face as I peruse the Hot Wheels section at my local Target. 


Life Is Strange: True Colors Review

You’re Gonna Carry That Weight

HIGH A profound and beautiful ending that’s unlike anything else all year.

LOW Mulling over decisions I made at four in the morning. 

WTF Crying my eyes out to Dido’s Thank You while writing this review.