Category: Reviews

Right, I feel I’ll need to get this out of the way: as I’ve said before, I adore the Five Nights at Freddy’s games, which I think are probably the finest modern example of survival horror.  And on top of that, I love turn-based RPGs, so a turn-based RPG based on Five Nights at Freddy’s…

It’s a Pokémon clone with Rick and Morty.  If that’s enough for you, great. To be clear: I love Rick & Morty, even though I understand why a lot of people don’t.  It’s one of the best shows on television, and I think its dark sci-fi universe and sharp, surreal wit could make a great…

I keep trying to come up with comparisons for Pony Island, which has in the three days since its release already become one of the most talked-about games of the year.  It’s a darker Frog Fractions.  It’s Undertale with better gameplay.  Nothing can quite communicate the wonderful, special weirdness that makes the game the first…

Just over 22 years on, and Doom is somehow still maintaining one of the biggest and best modding communities out there.  And even if you don’t read the Cacowards every year or keep up with the modding scene like I do, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of Brutal Doom, the critical darling that captured…

I suppose I should start by saying that I actually enjoy the Five Nights at Freddy’s game quadrilogy.  They’re certainly not for everyone, and I understand how, from the outside looking in, it could be hard to understand the appeal.  While each game does work to change the core formula of hiding from monsters who…

 Walking Very Slowly  Through The Rapture   Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture Review Genre: Mystery/Post-Apocalyptic Platform: Playstation 4 Developer: The ChineseRoom Publisher: Sony Release Date: August 11, 2015   For years now the video game industry has tackled the apocalypse in varying ways. More often then not it’s violent a la the upcoming Mad Max game and…

Life is Strange Episode 4: Dark Room Review Genre: Adventure Platform: Playstation 4 Developer: Dontnod Entertainment Publisher: Square Enix Release Date: July 28, 2015 Life certainly is strange in Dontnod’s sophomore outing Life is Strange. After three episodes of meandering around the main mystery of the game while exploring friendships and school life, Dontnod hit its…

F1 2015 Review Genre: Racing Platform: PS4, Xbox One, PC Developer: Codemasters Birmingham Publisher: Codemasters Release Date: July 23, 2015   [The world of racing faced tragedy when Jules Bianci, who was 25, passed away last Saturday. May he rest in peace. This review is dedicated to him and those that have died racing.]   Being a huge fan of…

Fallout Shelter Review Genre: Strategy/Base-Building Platform: iOS, Android TBA Developer: Bethesda Softworks Publisher: Bethesda Softworks Release Date: June 14, 2015 If there was one shocking announcement from last night’s Bethesda Press Conference, it was that the launched a game on Apple products after the show, similar to when Sega announced the Saturn and said it…

Life is Strange Episode 3: Chaos Theory Review Genre: Adventure Platform: Playstation 4 Developer: Dontnod Entertainment Publisher: Square Enix Release Date: May 19, 2015 Life is and always will be, a complicated and complex affair. Every action will merit a reaction, and there will be days when you wish you could go back and reverse…