Author: David Bakker

She Sees Red Review

Watching Is Playing

HIGH Frequent time jumps put choices in a unique perspective.

LOW Intervals between choices can take several minutes.

WTF Are these professionally-created fight scenes??

Night Call Review

A Case Of Repetition

HIGH It’s a unique take on the detective genre.

LOW The three cases are very similar to each other.

WTF Being a popular cab driver in Paris isn’t profitable?

Elsinore Review

All The World’s A Stage

HIGH It unconventionally expands Hamlet’s universe.

LOW The slow progress between plot developments at times.

WTF The developers indirectly hate on Romeo and Juliet.

Night Call Preview

Night Call opens with a dimly lit shot of the Eiffel Tower. While such a picture of Paris is conventional, Night Call’s potential shines brightest in the unconventional story it tells. 

This Is Not A Review: Assembly Required

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: Assembly Required, developed and published
by MUTT Studio.