Tag: Ignition

Quarrel Review

Them's Fightin' Words!

Quarrel Screenshot

HIGH Getting the anagram in a game-winning skirmish.

LOW European spellings and foreign words not in common usage.

WTF So "JUNE" isn't acceptable, but "JUN" is?

Swarm Review

Lost in a Crowd

Swarm Screenshot

HIGH Making a tower of shoulder-standin' buddies is as cute as a kitten sandwich.

LOW Dealing with the scoring system saps a lot of joy from the game.

WTF The "Mama" character is pretty amazing.  Why can't more mothers be enormous, gelatinous blobs who spew bipedal underlings?

Nostalgia Review

You've Seen it all Before

Nostalgia Art

HIGH Pitch-perfect turn-based combat on the ground.

LOW Unbalanced, tedious battles in the air.

WTF I can't use an item because you broke my gun?

Mercury Meltdown – Review

Although the first Mercury on PSP didn't set the world on fire, it was a unique twist on the traditional "rolling puzzle" game with its own unusual charm. I grew to admire the physics of sloshing liquid metal through clever setups, and the abstract aesthetics of its shimmering sheen appealed to the art wonk in me.