Author: Mitch Z

Cris Tales Review

Like DuckTales, But With Cris

HIGH An ambitious story and battle system that combine many ideas cohesively.

LOW The lack of quality-of-life features.

WTF The last third of the story.


Astria Ascending Review

The Power Of Fruit

HIGH A lengthy, high quality Japanese-inspired RPG with plenty of modern amenities.

LOW A few frustrating enemy encounters and a sometimes-confused story.

WTF Why does everyone hate the little fish people so much?


Stellaris: Nemesis Review

I Became My Own Worst Enemy

HIGH Surviving long enough to witness a galactic empire rise to glory… or infamy.

LOW Having my empire absorbed repeatedly by mid-game. 

WTF The xenophobic AI humans hated me while I was playing as human.


Maneater (Switch) Review

A Brave Commentary On Pica

HIGH Jumping twenty feet in the air, landing on a group of beachgoers, and chucking one like a football.

LOW The combat can sometimes be difficult to follow underwater.

WTF Sharks can double-jump?


Mad Devils Review

Driving Me Mad

Good: Some interesting game mechanics.

Bad: Procedural generation leads to confusing pathways toward objectives.

WTF: Numerous glitches, including spontaneous player death.


Pac-Man 99 Review

Digital Competitive Eating

HIGH Planning out my route and eating a whole string of ghosts at once.

LOW Getting blockaded by red versions of Pac-Man.

WTF The theme DLCs.