Tag: PC

This Is Not A Review: Heliborne

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: Heliborne, developed by JetCat Games and published by Klabater.


Skipper Review

Pathways For Your Neural Pathways

HIGH Beautifully simplistic visuals.

LOW No colorblind options.

WTF It’s cubes and cubes and cubes.


Astral Traveler Review

The Fast And The Frustrating

HIGH Zooming around the outside of the pipe levels

LOW The inaccurate, frustrating controls

WTF There are flying sections but the spaceship crashes when it flies off a track?


What’s Up With Warframe?

These days, thanks to patches, bug fixes and updates, I’m fairly convinced that the best time to play any game is at least year after release. In the case of Warframe from Digital Extremes, perhaps it’s more like… Four years?


Inmates Review

Mystery Meat HIGH A solid-enough intro. LOW My character recoiling in terror at Roy the security guard. WTF That English translation. Yikes.   I can’t find much information on Davit Andreasyan, the creator of Inmates. This appears to be his first commercial videogame, and if the credits are to be […]

Freedom Planet Review

No, I don’t Know Why It’s Called Freedom Planet

HIGH Landing a perfect spin dash on a boss.

LOW Cutscenes of this length feel out of place in a game like this.

WTF: THEY DON’T……NEED…….OXYGEN!