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Tag: pixel art
Inspector Waffles Review
Dead Cats Are Heavier Than Broken Hearts
HIGH Entertaining and surprisingly deep narrative.
LOW Ho-hum pixel art.
WTF How did I find only three rare cards out of six?!
Kathy Rain Director’s Cut Review
You Can’t Stop The Rain
HIGH An exquisite narrative with well-designed characters.
LOW The Director’s Cut perhaps clears up too much in the ending?
WTF Hey where is my post-credits scene?!
Blisters On Me Fingers
HIGH Finishing a 30x combo.
LOW Getting hit right before finishing a 30x combo.
WTF Waiting hours to unlock basic mechanics.
There Is No Light Preview
The staff at GameCritics were unusually excited about There is No Light, a successfully Kickstarted project coming from developers Zelart in Q3, 2021. In this rare double preview, we have thoughts from both Dan Weissenberger and Eugene Sax, each written independently of the other.
Batbarian: Testament Of the Primordials Review
A Labyrinth Of Secrets
HIGH The three imp guards.
LOW The Map.
WTF So Styx is one of my partners? Weird.
Star Renegades Preview
The first and most important thing to note about Star Renegades is that it’s gorgeous — the world is rendered in some of the most detailed and animated pixel art I’ve ever encountered. This isn’t a case of people using pixel art for budgetary reasons, these are artists embracing the chunky rawness of the pixel art aesthetic to build their world.
Elden: Path Of The Forgotten Review
Fight The Unknowable Evil
HIGH The third attack spell is basically a cheat code.
LOW Losing to the first boss because he kept locking me in place.
WTF I beat the game and still have no idea what was going on.
Driven Out Review
Solving The Riddle Of Steel
HIGH I’ve rarely felt this satisfied beating a final boss.
LOW Spending ten minutes lost because an arrow wasn’t visible onscreen.
WTF The shocking number of dead clones left scattered across the map.