Author: GC Staff

The Deer God Review

Lost in the Wilderness

The Deer God

HIGH: Provides (sometimes unintentionally) challenging gameplay

LOW: Progress is frequently impeded by bugs.

WTF: Those monkeys had better not be flinging what I think they are.

The Old City: Leviathan Review

Pretentious, Prosaic, Post-Apocalyptic Fiction

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HIGH Some genuinely tense, unnerving moments in the first chapter.

LOW Everything after the first chapter

WTF An entire novella's worth of backstory is included as optional collectibles.

Citizens Of Earth Review

Falls Short in the Polls

Citizens of Earth

HIGH: Several genuinely humorous jokes and references.

LOW: Combat quickly becomes tedious.

WTF: "Pop quiz today: cheaters will be electrocuted on sight."

Never Alone Review

Brave the Blizzard

Never Alone

HIGH: Successfully reaching the top of the ice giant's body.

LOW: Several cheap deaths in the second half.

WTF: The chattering of the Little People make them sound like minions from Despicable Me.

Neverending Nightmares Review

Welcome To My Nightmare.

Neverending Nightmares

HIGH: Creates a surreal, frightening atmosphere through minimalist design.

LOW: Later chapters tend to drag on and throw off the pacing.

WTF: Did that monstrous infant call me "Papa"?

The Vanishing Of Ethan Carter Review

Weird Tales Inspire a Wonderful Game

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

HIGH: Maintains a nearly constant atmosphere of fear and uncertainty.

LOW: Lengthy backtracking after completing a previously missed puzzle.

WTF: The summoning of the sea-thing Gnaiih.

Costume Quest 2 Review

All Treats, No Tricks

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HIGH Has the same charm and wit of the first Costume Quest

LOW Controls for the PC version were not well-optimized

WTF The clown's face in battle.

Wayward Manor Review

A Broken Home

Wayward Manor

HIGH: Neil Gaiman's few moments of dry, sardonic narration.

LOW: Watching yet another trap tool wasted because of a delayed response.

WTF: What unholy mutation produced a race of bug-eyed, cephalothoracic humans?

Destructamundo Preview

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The best puzzle games are ones that are easy to learn but difficult to master. Sure, anyone can beat a level of Peggle, but can they do it with only four balls? How about just one? Angry Birds allows progress by popping all the pigs, but those who really want to show the world their skills need to do it with the least amount of resources used.