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Shenmue I & II Review

I See

HIGH Offered an unprecedented level of detail for its time.

LOW The ludicrous maze-like layout of the Yellow Head Building.

WTF The absolutely bonkers left turn Shenmue II takes in its final moments.


Human Fall Flat Review

The Hardest I’ve Ever Laughed At A Puzzler

HIGH Balanced perfectly between silliness and seriousness.

LOW Some puzzles took hours to figure out.

WTF Just about anything is possible, and I do mean anything.


This Is Not A Review: Distrust

 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: Distrust, developed and published by E-Home Entertainment Co., Ltd


We Happy Few Review

Sunshine Over Joy

HIGH Wellington Wells is full of appealing backstory

LOW The technical issues and poorly-designed gameplay

WTF The Wellies get off by stinging each other with electric batons while wearing a rubber suit.


Monster Hunter World (PC) Review

Apex Predator

HIGH The first time a monster picks another one up and drops it from midair.

LOW Server connectivity was not great in the early days of release.

WTF A lot of buildup to a pretty poor “final” boss battle


The King’s Bird Review

Platformasochism

HIGH Wide-open levels offering lots of room to play with momentum.

LOW The most absurd difficulty spike I’ve seen in ages.

WTF Inexplicably dashing straight down into hazards.


Warframe Update: Mask Of The Revenant

On September 13, Digital Extremes released new content on PS4 for their hit MMO, Warframe. This update focuses on the new addition to the cast, the playable character Revenant. A new gun and a few minigames came bundled in the patch as well. The patch is available for free to all players.