Tag: indie

Teacup Review

Why Did The Frog Cross The Road? To Get Tea Leaves

HIGH Beautiful watercolor graphics and a relaxing atmosphere.

LOW Having four quests at the same time can get slightly confusing.

WTF The people of Little Pond can be annoying at times.


Lake Review

I Don’t Want To Wait For Our Lives To Be Over

HIGH Wandering around the video store.

LOW Some distracting pop-up.

WTF I beat that high score the first time, why am I being patronized?


Black Skylands Preview

I’ve spent a lot of time in Black Skylands’ Early Access build on Steam, and I’ve spent an equal amount of time wondering exactly who it’s for.  That isn’t a knock against the game itself — which I am enjoying thoroughly — but it is a difficult thing to pin down. 


Lost At Sea Review

Stranded in an Ocean of Memories

HIGH The appreciation of life’s various phases.

LOW The dark ooze chasing the player randomly.

WTF The 20 school buses stacked on top of each other.


SimPocalypse Review

Today An Apocalypse, Tomorrow An Empire

HIGH It’s easy to learn all the features.

LOW Generic battles. Generic events. Generic aesthetic.

WTF Stock markets survived the Apocalypse??


Interview With SWERY On The Good Life

Hidetaka “SWERY” Suehiro is a creator like none other, having brought titles like The Missing, D4, and of course, Deadly Premonition to gamers everywhere. It’s no secret that we here at GameCritics are huge fans of his work, and we’re thrilled to be able to present this interview focusing on his next title, The Good Life.


Graviter

A Puzzler That Pulls You In

HIGH The satisfaction of clearing a stage with minimal pauses.

LOW Input lag and speed of the comet make the pauses hard to time.

WTF Directing a comet towards paw prints in order to rescue a cat devoured by a black hole!?