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The Assembly Review

It’s Hard To Overstate My Satisfaction

HIGH And now, a murder mystery dinner!

LOW Getting stuck for twenty minutes because I couldn’t find a file in plain view.

WTF If I lean forward I can look through walls. This. Changes. Everything.


Persona 5 Review

Youth In Revolt

HIGH Fixing the laptop results in a wonderful surprise.

LOW Certain sequences drag on for way, way too long.

WTF I’ll go to bed when I bloody well feel like it, Morgana.


Ovivo Review

Too Little

HIGH The first time a level pulls back and reveals its full form.

LOW Oh hey, you reversed the controls. How clever, how droll.

WTF I’m being chased by an eel?


This Is Not A Review: Plague Road

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: Plague Road, developed and published by Arcade Distillery.


Dying: Reborn Review

I Want To Play Half A Game

HIGH Working out the bar’s safe code by carefully examining the environment.

LOW Trying to figure which of the six digits I’m not supposed to use on a five digit lock.

WTF The villain’s fish-head mask.