Recently, GameCritics was sent a package containing two items for review: the Fixture S1 Switch Pro Controller Clip and the Fixture S1 Carrying Case. The Clip is a plastic frame that fits onto the Switch Pro Controller to support the screen for handheld play, and the carrying case holds the Switch/Clip unit when assembled, with extra room for a few small accessories.
Nadir has made a bold gambit with its title. It literally means ‘the lowest point’ and by calling it this, the developers are serving review writers countless pun opportunities on a silver platter. Luckily, now that I’ve had a glimpse of its promising content with a demo that shows off the combat system, I think it may actually be fairly safe.
Sticking To The Basics
HIGH Beautiful pixel art and worthwhile exploration.
LOW The plotholes.
WTF The Ancient Catacombs.
A Testing Of Faith
HIGH The aesthetics and art design are on point.
LOW Bugs haunt this game.
WTF Collecting trees for businessmen.
Rustler’s alternate title “Grand Theft Horse” lets players know almost everything they need to about the premise. As a classic-GTA throwback offering a top-down camera and random, bloody violence, Rustler puts players in control of a petty criminal who elects to work his way up through the bleak medieval world he’s been born into via a series of thefts, murders, and extravagant pranks.
As a steampunk puzzle-platformer set in a lush fantasy world, Project Grove puts players in the shoes of an alchemist hunting for magical plants to catalog and research.
The world has seen better days in Shockwork Games’ new tactical RPG Alder’s Blood.
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: Voidrun, available on PC and developed and published by Benjamin Soulé.
HIGH That first patch.
LOW With friends like these…
WTF I need to pollute the seas to save me from a kraken?