Tag: indie

Alter Army Review

Action Amidst A Forgotten World

HIGH Stylish, high-energy action.

LOW Gamebreaking bugs are still being patched.

WTF Who is this character wearing green stretch pants without a shirt?


Donut County Review

 Trash Panda Paradise

HIGH Making things disappear into the earth is immensely satisfying.

LOW Neither the story nor gameplay is as funny as it could be.

WTF The obsession with quadcopter drones.


The Mooseman Review

The Light, the Heat

HIGH The sun rising over the lake.

LOW A totally illegible “stealth” section involving hiding from a fish.

WTF A giant spider killed me, then I immediately died again when I respawned.


Pode Review

Catch A Rising Star

HIGH Strong, iterative puzzle design.

LOW The pulled-back perspective frequently leads to missed jumps.

WTF The Rock can teleport by swallowing the Star.


Stay Safe Review

Race, Die, Retry

High: Colorful graphics with a fantastic soundtrack

Low: Sluggish controls in levels requiring precise reactions

WTF: Am I trying to race out of hell?


This Is Not A Review: Yet Another Zombie Defense HD

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: Yet Another Zombie Defense HD, developed and published by Awesome Games Studio.