Tag: 2D

Rise & Shine Review

It Does Neither

HIGH Some lovely animation and music.

LOW An awkward tone and a terrible sense of humor.

WTF The idea of clearing the final level on Switch without the Pro Controller.


Kero Blaster Review

Amphibious Ops

HIGH A frog with guns and a jetpack… Pretty sure I’ve had this dream a few times.

LOW The run-up to the final boss is a little too long.

WTF I’m still not sure what the story was about.


Hollow Knight (Switch) Review

The Carapace Must Hold

HIGH Superb animation, tight controls, wonderful world design.

LOW Some of the bosses are deeply demoralizing.

WTF The world is so open, I went more than 25 hours before finding a *crucial* starting vendor!


Milanoir Review

Spaghetti Sadness

HIGH Constantly being reminded of Hotline Miami, and those memories of happier times.

LOW Fighting the abysmal controls at every moment of play.

WTF Too much to list.


West Of Loathing Review

The Best RPG This Side Of The Pecos

HIGH Shockingly nuanced and detailed, both in writing and game design.   

LOW My failure to figure out Stench resistance for far too long.

WTF The game’s obsession with spittoons, but in the best possible way.