Tag: Platformer

Cyber Shadow Review

Great, Beyond A Shadow Of Doubt

HIGH Great graphics, great controls, fantastic bosses.

LOW A few platforming sections require a little too much precision.

WTF Wait, how long have I been able to swing my sword upward!?


This Is Not A Review – Drawn to Life: Two Realms

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: Drawn to Life: Two Realms available on Nintendo Switch, Android, Microsoft Windows, iOS, developed by Digital Continue and published by 505 Games. 


Tanuki Justice Review

Retro Inspired Frustration

HIGH Great-looking levels and bosses.

LOW Having to replay entire levels after dying at the boss.

WTF Unreasonably large hitboxes during a late-stage boss.


Unto The End Review

Crawling In The Dark

HIGH Thick and cold atmosphere.

LOW Having to close all windows to see something on the screen.

WTF Dying at a fight 15x in a row only to win for no clear reason.


Pumpkin Jack Review

A Few Tricks, A Few Treats

HIGH Getting the sword and gun.

LOW Muddied visuals on a Switch Lite. The overall feelings of repetition.

WTF This game might have helped me face my fear of crows.