Reviews

Astria Ascending Review

The Power Of Fruit

HIGH A lengthy, high quality Japanese-inspired RPG with plenty of modern amenities.

LOW A few frustrating enemy encounters and a sometimes-confused story.

WTF Why does everyone hate the little fish people so much?


King’s Bounty 2 Review

Leading My Army Down The Drain

HIGH The end of the ‘assemble a skeleton’ quest.

LOW Realizing that I’d played so badly that the game had become unbeatable.

WTF The research-focused magician who’s just a step away from realizing she’s in a videogame.


Residual Review

It’s No Man’s Planet

HIGH A solid gathering and crafting experience.

LOW It’s hard to decipher the graphics at times.

WTF Won’t that robot ever shut up?!?


Road 96 Review

We Gotta Get Out While We’re Young

HIGH Everything…

LOW …Except one bizarre design choice and framerate dips. 

WTF The ’90s references actually made me chuckle.   


Teacup Review

Why Did The Frog Cross The Road? To Get Tea Leaves

HIGH Beautiful watercolor graphics and a relaxing atmosphere.

LOW Having four quests at the same time can get slightly confusing.

WTF The people of Little Pond can be annoying at times.


Lake Review

I Don’t Want To Wait For Our Lives To Be Over

HIGH Wandering around the video store.

LOW Some distracting pop-up.

WTF I beat that high score the first time, why am I being patronized?


Hoa Review

All Chill, No Thrill

HIGH Beautiful hand painted graphics.

LOW Relaxing gameplay… perhaps too relaxing.

WTF Not recommended for those with Entomophobia