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Tharsis (Switch) Review

The Coldest Calculations

HIGH Landing on Mars with one crewman with 1 HP in a ship with 1 HP.

LOW Being rewarded for rolling double sixes by being killed instantly.

WTF Quickly resorting to cannibalism while a greenhouse is on board.


Phoenix Point Review

The Forever War

HIGH Rich tactical gameplay, sharp writing, great tactical UI.

LOW Inconsistent pacing, numerous technical issues, simplistic AI.

WTF If alien captures are critical, why are non-lethal weapons so weak?


This Is Not A Review: Ciel Fledge

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: Ciel Fledge: A Daughter Raising Simulator, available on Nintendo Switch and PC, developed by Studio Namaapaa and published by PQube Limited.