Tag: Pixel

Blade Assault Review

Come for the Mutants, Stay For The Man-Eating Plant

HIGH Fast action, precise controls.

LOW Enemies are damage sponges to the point of absurdity.

WTF Why are Jenny’s feet so pointy?


Infernax Review

A Hard Day’s Knight

HIGH The secret ending is the work of pure unfettered genius.

LOW Wandering around pointlessly in search of the entrance to Stormheim.

WTF The markedly more realistic approach to certain Castlevania moments.


Orbital Bullet Preview

Orbital Bullet is a 2D platformer/roguelite title from SmokeStab studios. As the name might suggest, something that makes it noteworthy is the cylinder-like design of the levels. Players are equipped with different types of ranged weapons and they must clear each level to proceed and reach the boss.


This Is Not A Review: Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion

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: Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion, developed by Snoozy Kazoo and published by Graffiti Games.



Everhood Review

Immortality, Morality, and Dancing

HIGH The combination of profound themes and wacky characters is terrific.

LOW Dodging rhythm-based attacks off-beat is counterintuitive.

WTF Buddha throwing musical notes at me.