Tag: review

Volta-X Review

Right Robots, Wrong Mission

HIGH The concept is gold and the art style is fantastic.

LOW Finishing the game missing crewmembers and robots.

WTF Who thought all this grinding was a good idea?


The Last Of Us Part II Review

I Need A Drink And A Hug

HIGH A peerless and inspiring new standard for accessibility options

LOW A seeming disinterest in moving the medium forward mechanically.

WTF: …Man did y’all have to release this right now?


Editor’s note: This review contains NO SPOILERS for The Last of Us 2, but does discuss the ending of The Last of Us in spoiler-level detail.


Desperados III Review

Posse Up

HIGH Hyper-crunchy team-based tactics. Lesbian cowgirls.

LOW Playing 3/4ths of the boat level without knowing I could swim.

WTF Why can’t I pick up ammo and give it to a teammate?


STATIONflow Review

Directing A River Of Humanity

HIGH Watching thousands tromp through immaculately clean tunnels.

LOW Spending minutes trying to line a hallway up perfectly.

WTF That is not a flattering depiction of ‘tourists’, game.


Boot Hill Bounties Review

The Good, The Bad, And The Average

HIGH Brilliant concept that combines ’90s JRPGs with Western themes.

LOW Anything that isn’t the writing.

WTF All the animals look like textbook image scans.


Cloudpunk Review

This Baby Corners Like She’s On Rails!

HIGH Intricate plot, fascinating characters, great vehicle control.

LOW Timed missions.

WTF What is the screening procedure for hiring police in Nivalis?