Tag: retro

Exodemon

Playing The Same Level 18 Times

HIGH A ’90s throwback with fast and smooth gameplay.

LOW The uninspiring and repetitive levels.

WTF Great (but minimal) music on a constant loop.


Wildbus Review

The Guns On The Bus Go Round And Round…

HIGH Shooting golden turds via toilet gun.

LOW Trying to jump behind objects.

WTF Shooting golden tur- wait, did I already say that?


Retro Machina Review

Retro Not Just In Name


HIGH Enjoyable combat with an interesting art style.

LOW A very limited set of skills and not enough enemy types.

WTF Wait… it’s not a metroidvania ?!


Narita Boy Review

Of Love & Nostalgia

HIGH Unique art direction that brings back memories.

LOW Too many fetch quests — better to call the game Errand Boy instead!

WTF No remappable controls again!? Why does this keep happening to me?


Dragonborne Review

Let Sleeping Dragons Lie

HIGH Lovely presentation reminiscent of a high-quality Game Boy game.  

LOW Combat is unintuitive, and at times unnecessary.

WTF: I can’t believe I used to think 8-bit music in headphones was pleasant.


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!?