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Autism In Games: Who Gets It Right, Who Gets It Wrong

(Content Warning: This piece contains ableist language used by a published game to describe a person with Asperger’s.) One of the brightest moments I’ve felt as a player was when the Xbox Adaptive Controller was announced by Microsoft on May 17th, 2018. It not only allows players with limited mobility […]

Devil May Cry 5 Review

The Devil You Knew

HIGH Nailing a chain of seemingly-disparate moves that flow into a gloriously insane combo.

LOW They really should have added a dedicated dodge button by now.

WTF Yeah Sony, that’s some real subtle censorship in the PS4 version.


Tangledeep Review

Rolling In

HIGH Interesting classes, great customizability, rock-solid design.

LOW Catching pets is a drag, some difficulty spikes.

WTF I would have sworn it was ‘Veggiemancer’.


A Plague Tale: Innocence Preview

A new entry in the ‘dour and grave’ subgenre of action/adventure games, A Plague Tale: Innocence takes players back to medieval France, when everything was filthy, war was an ever-present threat (and perhaps not coincidentally) a horrific disease was killing people by the millions. Whatever else can be said about the game, it comes by its ominous tone honestly — the setting doesn’t really allow for anything else.


Astroneer Review

Neerly There

HIGH Establishing the first fully-featured base feels awesome.

LOW The experience is fairly buggy.

WTF All this space age tech, and no simple method to descend into caverns.