Tag: Narrative Games

Grotto Review

A Real Platonic Journey

HIGH A strong emotional narrative that wastes no time.

LOW Struggling to make one’s answers understood.

WTF Finding out only at the end about the command to insta-travel.


Dead In Vinland review

RNG: The Game

HIGH Those backgrounds are absolutely lovely.

LOW Pick berries, unexpectedly suffer 60% increase in fatigue, die immediately.

WTF I’m pretty sure the entire aging process for a sheep should take longer than a week.


On the Couch With Friends… Planet Of The Apes: Last Frontier

During this year’s PAX West, I was invited to play a preview build of Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier, currently being developed by London-based studio Imaginati. In a general sense, it follows the footsteps of recent story-centric games similar to what Telltale Studios has been delivering lately, but it shows several key differences which got my attention.