Author: GC Staff

Transient Review

A Confusing Walk

HIGH A cyberpunk setting mixed with HP Lovecraft.

LOW Simple, boring puzzles.

WTF I’m still not entirely sure what the story was about.


There Is No Light Preview

The staff at GameCritics were unusually excited about There is No Light, a successfully Kickstarted project coming from developers Zelart in Q3, 2021. In this rare double preview, we have thoughts from both Dan Weissenberger and Eugene Sax, each written independently of the other.


BioShock: Revisiting Rapture

Spoiler warning: This article discusses key aspects of BioShock’s story and the infamous plot twist.

Bioshock is one of the most well-regarded games in the medium, but when I played it on the Xbox 360 many years ago, it didn’t grab me like others did.


Alone Together: Fragmentation And The Forever Game

Everyone’s got a game that they’ve played for a long time. Maybe forever. StarCraft II is one of mine. I play other things too, but recently I’ve found myself spending a lot of time in this familiar place. Each time I fire it up, I ask myself the same question: “Why this game? What keeps me coming back?”


Hypnospace Outlaw Review

The More Things Change…

HIGH The authenticity in capturing the time period.

LOW Using Switch controls for a game clearly designed for PC.

WTF Growing to hate a fictional teenager.


Maid Of Sker Review

Lacking Skers

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HIGH The visuals are often a thing of beauty.

LOW The inconsistent and infuriating central mechanic.

WTF Making the game harder when the player has low health.


Ion Fury Review

Misguided Homage

HIGH Classic fast FPS gameplay.

LOW Has there ever been an enjoyable sewer level?

WTF Did I just hear a line that references… Dirty Dancing?