Firewatch

Hunkering down last week to play Firewatch, it dawned on me that for the first time in a while I was walking into a game with little to no knowledge of what it was actually about. While initially being enticed by the beautiful promotional art, […]

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The Witness

Renowned independent developer Jonathan Blow’s debut title (Braid, a 2D time manipulating puzzle-platformer) was more than just your typical Xbox Arcade release; it was something truly special. Having been cited by countless developers as a source of inspiration—as well as heavily featured in the 2012 […]

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Darkest Dungeon

After a lot of time with the game, I’m quite fond of Darkest Dungeon though its hands down one of the most challenging games I’ve ever played. It would be near-perfect if it weren’t a virtual embodiment of a developer’s hatred for player agency, so […]

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Station Stop

Nine score and five years ago, George Stephenson (“the father of railways”) opened the first public inter-city railway to use steam locomotives. Trains traveled at a top speed of 27km/h, and if there were a breakdown on the track, a policeman (stationed each mile along […]

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Emily is Away

The year was 2002. I was 14 years old, and at that age the best way to spend your time was to bust out the 56K dial-up internet connection and jump on to MSN and talk until bedtime with your friends, randoms and most importantly […]

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Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition

For those readers who have been keeping up with my reviews since I started at GameCloud, you’re probably beginning to realise that I have a pretty wide spanning collection of interests when it comes to all things pop culture. One of my foremost interests, ever […]

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Agent A: A Puzzle in Disguise

Before you see James Bond (now more of a hit man who has random epiphanies, than a classic spy) in Spectre, your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to play Agent A: A Puzzle in Disguise. “Agent A is a spy-themed point-and-click puzzle […]

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Read Only Memories

Read Only Memories (ROM) was developed by MidBoss, a team of independent developers who actively promote the presence of the LGBT community within the indie scene by organizing events such as GaymerX. In 2013, the team launched a Kickstarter to create a game with a […]

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Soda Dungeon

Numismatists, reluctant soft drink abstainers and casual gamers take note. Here is a game that will quench your thirst for a solo adventure- delivered as a novel carbonated currency themed app. Welcome to Soda Dungeon. As a savvy medieval wayfarer, you recognize the nearby foreboding […]

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SOMA

If you were a horror fan during the mid-late ’00s, you’d likely remember how dire the state of the genre had become. Resident Evil had gone the route of co-op action, Silent Hill was being outsourced to the west, and Alone in the Dark was […]

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