Tag: review

Mafia III Review

Bored On The Bayou

HIGH The sharply-paced opening sequence and its climactic cutscene.

LOW Competing in the awful, rubber-banded street races.

WTF Cops won’t reliably go after me for shooting a guy, but if I dent a cop car, they’ll gun me down. Just like real life!


This Is Not A Review: Punch Club – Dark Fist

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: Punch Club: Dark Fist for 3DS, developed by Lazy Bear Games and published by tinyBuild.


The Dwarves Review

Coming Up Short

HIGH Boindil’s impromptu minecart massacre.

LOW The battle system is frequently a confusing mess.

WTF Auto-pathing that makes characters occasionally leap to their deaths.


Let It Die Second Opinion

Free-To-Slay HIGH The gameplay loop is incredibly addicting. LOW Getting one-shotted by Haters twice my level. WTF The prices of some items in the PSN store…    There’s a lot to be said for simplicity of design and a focus on core ideas. I played an absurd number of games […]

This Is Not A Review: Perfect

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: Perfect, developed and published by nDreams and tested on PSVR.