Tag: Devolver Digital

Shadow Warrior 2 (XBO) Review

Many Highs. One Big Lo.

HIGH Hilarious, breakneck gameplay that continually offers new variety.

LOW Player models pale in comparison to the effects and environments.

WTF Lo Wang begins to get a little grating by the ten-hour mark.


This Is Not A Review: STRAFE

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: STRAFE, developed by Pixel Titans and published by Devolver Digital.


Enter The Gungeon Review

And don't stop dodge-rolling once you enter.

Enter the Gungeon Review Screenshot

HIGH Clearing an entire floor without taking a hit is incredibly satisfying.

LOW The randomness can make some playthroughs impossible to complete.

WTF Pop culture references, like the Nintendo zapper from Duck Hunt.

Not A Hero Review

If Hotline Miami and Olli Olli had a baby…

Not A Hero Review Screenshot

HIGH The silly dialogue made me laugh out loud

LOW It's constantly on the border between challenging and unfair

WTF Black-robed bullet-sponge ninjas

Broforce Review

Nostal-Splosion

Broforce Review Screenshot

HIGH The first time an Alien crawls out of the ground and savages a terrorist.

LOW Getting a bad draw of characters against the final boss… six times in a row.

WTF I almost feel bad about completely slaughtering everything as the Predator.

Not A Hero Review

Electoral Carnage

Not a Hero

HIGH Every word coming out of Bunnylord's mouth.

LOW Sliding when I meant to take cover.

WTF "I'm going to get the one with chocolate sprinkles and bits of man in it."