Tag: 2D

Cozy Grove Review

Returning Color To A Haunted Island


HIGH The art style is wonderful.

LOW Time-gating content holds the experience back.

WTF Postmaster Bear received a package of bloody bear claws…


Metal Unit Review

Saving The World For All The Right Reasons?


HIGH Great action, intense boss fights, and amazing assist modes for inexperienced players.

LOW An unsatisfying ending. It’s not a memorable experience.

WTF What’s with all the cheesecake?


Out Of Line Review

Beauty In The Eye Of The Beholder


HIGH The art style is beautiful and supports strong ambience and mystery.

LOW Puzzles don’t evolve much and grow stale after a bit.

WTF Those claws scare the crap out of me.


Out Of Line Interview

After sinking my teeth into the preview for Out of Line, Nerd Monkey’s newest 2D puzzle-platformer, I was captivated by the art style, intrigued by the story, and challenged by the gameplay. Since then, I was fortunate enough to virtually sit down with Lead Art Designer Francisco Santos to get the inside scoop on the game’s development process.



Orbital Bullet Preview

Orbital Bullet is a 2D platformer/roguelite title from SmokeStab studios. As the name might suggest, something that makes it noteworthy is the cylinder-like design of the levels. Players are equipped with different types of ranged weapons and they must clear each level to proceed and reach the boss.


This Is Not A Review: Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion

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: Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion, developed by Snoozy Kazoo and published by Graffiti Games.