Reviews

Dice Legacy Review

Die Die Die, My Darling

HIGH An interesting take on city-building gameplay with roguelike features.

LOW It might take a while to get the various mechanics down.

WTF Don’t get distracted or your city might burn to the ground!


Lightbringer Review

A Little Light, A Little Darkness

HIGH Being able to play every level, even without beating previous stages.

LOW Long levels without checkpoints, and too few health boosts.

WTF Was I really supposed to be able to advance without completing the previous level!?


Hot Wheels Unleashed Review

I Can’t Beat That (No Can Do)

HIGH A solid and accessible arcade racer.

LOW Bizarre unlock system for new cars.  

WTF The look on my partner’s face as I peruse the Hot Wheels section at my local Target. 


Inscryption Review

Play Your Cards Right

HIGH Finally getting the right deck to defeat the magician.

LOW Not being able to shake the magician’s hand.

WTF Threatening my files is not cool.


Life Is Strange: True Colors Review

You’re Gonna Carry That Weight

HIGH A profound and beautiful ending that’s unlike anything else all year.

LOW Mulling over decisions I made at four in the morning. 

WTF Crying my eyes out to Dido’s Thank You while writing this review. 


Spookware Review

Exploring The Wide Dead World

HIGH Hearing how baby Skeletons are born.

LOW The rhythm-based minigames.

WTF “Since you’re wearing a deerstalker cap, would you mind solving this murder?”


Max Payne (Mobile) Review

A Lesson In Payne HIGH Bullet time shoot-outs in noir noughties aesthetics. LOW Platforming challenges WTF This game is my age – and now I feel so old. Max Payne comes from the perplexing minds of Sam Lake and Remedy Entertainment. Released in 2001, it’s often hailed as the earliest […]