Tag: pixel art

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.


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.


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.


Let Them Come Review

When Firepower Isn’t Enough

HIGH Finally killing that super-worm.

LOW The Blob that convinced me to quit the game.

WTF Why do the bloodstains disappear? I want to see the whole screen covered in alien guts!


Rain World

Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall

HIGH Finally finding the character I’d spent the game searching for.

LOW Dying ten times in a row because it’s not super clear how drowning works.

WTF I think my tutorial robot is fantasizing about killing me. Huh.