Tag: Soulslike

Mortal Shell Review

Hardened Warrior

HIGH Nailing the timing needed to consistently counter enemies.

LOW Having to use an item once before knowing what it does.

WTF An area that almost looks like something out of Control.


Nioh 2 Review

Still Sharp

HIGH Tight action, deep systems. The blue gravestones.

LOW The controller mapping for demon powers makes no sense. 

WTF Basic backstabbing is hidden in a locked skill tree. 


Code Vein Review

Soulsborne: Anime Edition

HIGH Yakumo. Or maybe Eva? Nah, it’s gotta be Yakumo.

LOW The combat’s just average, and there’s a ton of it.

WTF Who thought walking through dozens of memories at a snail’s pace was a good idea?


This Is Not A Review – Remnant: From The Ashes

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: Remnant: From the Ashes, developed by Gunfire Games and published by Perfect World Entertainment.