Tag: Roguelike

Star Renegades Review

If At First You Don’t Succeed, Jump To A New Dimension

HIGH Finishing a boss by forcing him to miss two turns.

LOW Not being able to fast-forward through easy fights.

WTF Watching the drone roast virtual marshmallows.


The Red Lantern Review

There’s Snowplace Like Home

HIGH Petting! All! The! doggos!

LOW Dying of starvation twice in a row, with no hope of collecting food.

WTF Getting the sled stuck in an infinite loop.


Going Under Review

Working Harder AND Smarter

HIGH A colorful, hilarious roguelike parody of startup culture.

LOW  The framerate can be rough, especially in later dungeons.

WTF I really need a job.


Undermine Review

Going Deeper

HIGH It’s got that ‘just one more go’ quality.

LOW The slow-burn first boss.

WTF The soundtrack sounds like synth System of a Down.


Hades Review

Zag Out Of Hell

HIGH Zeus’ chain-lightning boons.

LOW The fourth biome is less interesting than the preceding three.

WTF Surely I’ll hit repeat dialogue eventually, right…?


Neon Abyss Review

Neon Gods

HIGH Blasting through gods like they’re nothing.

LOW The game has more content than playtime.

WTF Nothing for something is too often an outcome.