Author: Mike Suskie

For Honor Review

At Least There’s No Tower Climbing

HIGH A duel against a player of equal skill level.

LOW What passes for a single-player campaign.

WTF “You cannot join this session because it is full.” Then why did you put me there, game?!


Diluvion Review

The Life Aquatic

HIGH The search for a passport. Just wait.

LOW Fiddling with the miserable torpedo targeting during a heated battle.

WTF The final area’s bizarre fixation on tetrahedrons.


For Honor Beta Preview

A few months ago, I played the alpha build of For Honor, Ubisoft’s multiplayer-centric knights-versus-Vikings-versus-samurai dueling game. I mostly loved it for its authentic-looking visual design and deceptively deep combat engine, but had some concerns regarding its accessibility and barrier to mastery.


Beholder Review

Das Leben der Anderen

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HIGH Getting out of someone’s apartment just in the nick of time.

LOW Hearing the loudspeaker spewing propaganda for, like, a straight hour.

WTF That English translation.


Owlboy Review

Such Great Heights

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HIGH The visuals, the dialog, the limitless flying… pretty much everything.

LOW Yep, the final boss is awful.

WTF Unlockable hats… which fall off when Otus gets hit once.