Tag: Sci-Fi

Project Starship X Review

In Space, No One Can Hear You Start Over



HIGH Striking visuals and a great sense of humor. 

LOW Once again, I am asking why every game I play now is so hard. 

WTF Yeah, there’s too much going on. 



>Observer_ System Redux Review

Hauer Puts Up The Metal, One Last Time

HIGH The first time connecting to a victim.

LOW The ‘dedicated to Rutger Hauer’ message on boot-up.

WTF Those Fire Sword minigames could be their own release.


Interview With Emeric Thoa – The Game Bakers

Haven caught the industry by surprise by capturing romance among the stars with a game that’s equal parts RPG, cooperative date night and sci-fi art piece. I sat down with Haven’s creative director, Emeric Thoa, to learn how the Game Bakers gave rise to such a fresh take on romantic gaming. 


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.


Star Renegades Preview

The first and most important thing to note about Star Renegades is that it’s gorgeous — the world is rendered in some of the most detailed and animated pixel art I’ve ever encountered. This isn’t a case of people using pixel art for budgetary reasons, these are artists embracing the chunky rawness of the pixel art aesthetic to build their world.


Tharsis (Switch) Review

The Coldest Calculations

HIGH Landing on Mars with one crewman with 1 HP in a ship with 1 HP.

LOW Being rewarded for rolling double sixes by being killed instantly.

WTF Quickly resorting to cannibalism while a greenhouse is on board.