Ninja Pizza Girl

There’s something about teaching and games that never quite works. 90% of the time, the games that try to hammer home a message just don’t deliver a satisfying game. There are certainly exceptions to the rule (like Particulars), but the vast majority of educational games […]

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Armikrog

Having played many point-and-click adventures throughout my childhood, The Neverhood was always a standout for me with its quirky humour and claymation art style. I remember being glued with interest by the oddly-shaped hero, Klayman, and the world he lived in; it was unlike any […]

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Armello

When I was a kid, I loved Brian Jacques’ Redwall series – woodland creatures playing out medieval epics with swords and sorcery – and I still have the books to this day. In adult life, I’m a pretty avid board game player, with an extensive […]

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No Time To Explain

Developer: tinyBuildGames Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 17/07/2015 I love original and inventive indie games that offer something different for gamers to enjoy; titles that don’t fall into the cookie-cutter AAA title category. Unquestionably, No Time To Explain stands strongly within that group of creative and quirky […]

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Ronin

Developer: Tomasz Wacławek Platform(s): PC, Mac, Linux Release: 30/06/2015 If you asked what I thought of Ronin a week ago, I’d say that DeNiro’s performance was on point, but the film didn’t have one. Now, my opinion is that while my jumping was on point, […]

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Monstrum

Developer: Team Junkfish Platform(s): PC, MAC & Linux Release: 20/05/2015 I truly believe we see some of the most daring, innovative and downright brilliant ideas in gaming come to life in the domain of indie developers. Something about the modern indie gaming scene feels like […]

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Developer: Black Lab Games Platform(s): PC Release: 04/06/2015 Anyone who says they don’t like games about tactical space combat is lying to you and themselves. Commanding vessels in a full 3-dimensional battlefield is the pinnacle of strategy, demanding clever positioning and forward thinking to successfully […]

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The Escapists

Developer: Mouldy Toof Studios Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 29/05/2015 Puzzle and 2D games will always end up sitting on the ‘currently playing’ list for at least one of my consoles, which makes a game fitting both categories an immediate favourite child. Enter, The Escapists; recently released […]

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Hatred

Developer: Destructive Creations Platform(s): PC Release: 01/06/2015 Author’s Note: Since the developers pulled the game from Australian Steam for… reasons? I was (thankfully) unable to purchase a copy for review – many thanks to Kyoji Shirakani for giving me access to a copy. I use […]

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Developer: Double Fine Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 28/04/2015 Spoiler Warning: This is the conclusion to my review of the first “episode,” which was released in February 2014. If you haven’t finished the game, I don’t recommend going any further as it contains spoilers. Consider yourself warned. […]

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