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This Is Not A Review – Raji: An Ancient Epic

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: Raji: An Ancient Epic, developed by Nodding Heads Games and published by Super.Com.


Succubus Preview

It’s impossible to be certain exactly what Heironymous Bosch (the painter, not the cop) was trying to convey with his famous depictions of hell. He left no writings explaining his method, and the 15th century wasn’t a popular time for biographers to document the lives of artists.


Rogue Legacy 2 Preview

The original Rogue Legacy was a masterpiece of super-tight movement, great combat and incredibly balanced enemy design. Every moment was a pleasure to play, and for me that was quite a few moments since I played the game from beginning to end five times.


This Is Not A Review: My Beautiful Paper Smile

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: My Beautiful Paper Smile, developed by Two Star Games and published by V Publishing.


This Is Not A Review: Fight Crab

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: Fight Crab, developed by Calappa Games and published by Playism.


Rogue Company Early Access Preview

Another week, another online shooter. After an interesting first showing during one of last year’s Nintendo Directs, Hi-Rez Studios’ (Paladins, Smite) latest entry into competitive shooters is finally out in beta phase.


Accident Preview

The latest in a trend of iconoclastic simulation games, Accident adds a boldly meta twist to the genre by putting players in the role of an accident investigator replaying VR recreations of vehicular mishaps.


Watch Dogs Legion Preview

In Watch Dogs: Legion, London is a rich city known for multiculturalism and technological prowess. Then, after a series of bombings, private military corporation Albion steps in to help keep the city safe — whether they like it or not.