Academia: School Simulator’s Steam page suggests you can make the high school of your dreams. But my school, Leo’s Learning Emporium ended up as more of a dystopian nightmare.
miniLAW: Ministry of Law’s cyberpunk aesthetic of pay phones, pagers, robotic-suited cops, along with the underpinnings of a totalistic police system make it an intriguing game.
Wrestling Revolution 3D may not have the best graphics, animation, gameplay, or anything, you could call it a bit of a mess, but it undoubtedly holds true to the spirit of indie wrestling.
I never thought I’d feel intense fanboy-ism for a bottle of ketchup and yet here we are.
Polygons, sprites, they’re good and all, but Late Shift has real people* punching other real people in the face. Welcome to the wonderful world of Full Motion Video.
Pixel art can often feel nostalgic, hearkening back to those bygone days of cathode ray tube monitors and floppy disks. It’s easy to think of modern pixel art as stuck in the past, a mere retro inspired throwback. But that’s giving the form a disservice. There’s more to pixel art than pure nostalgia, as I argue in…
Many cheap retro controllers look the part, but fall down when it comes down to build quality. Thankfully the iBuffalo classic USB gamepad doesn’t succumb to these issues. It feels every bit as good as an original Super Nintendo pad does.
Lucius is a sad-looking little boy. He's also the spawn of Satan.
4PM came out a while ago, but I only discovered this strange oddity recently. All you need to know is there's a horrible man in the game called Keith. Keith is a jerk. Keith is your boss.
Besiege is a devilishly simple, physics-based building game. You can create machines of destruction with ease.
Now that Grim Fandango has a remastered edition, what better time to sit back, relax, and solve a few puzzles with Manny Calavera?
I thought naming my company HyperLeoCorp would save it from any wrongdoing. Video game development simulator Mad Games Tycoon proved otherwise.
Look, I'm not a professional dinosaur hunter by any means. But instinctively I need to shoot them in the face. theHunter: Primal gives me the perfect opportunity to do so. But tracking down dinosaurs is easier said than done. Would I find them? Spoilers: Yes I would.
Over Christmas and New Years I spent time catching up on games I'd missed throughout the year. But there was one game I became totally engrossed with: Dungeonmans.
The Viking Conquest DLC adds everybody's favourite Nordic seafarers to Mount & Blade: Warband. But with it brings something I wasn't expecting: demonic man-children.
You start up a game. Before you can make it to a start screen or main menu you're barraged by a series of loud swooshy logos and copyright text you don't read. This is the modern hell of video games in which we live.
The Deer God doesn't hold your hand, or tell you what to do. It can be a struggle, but it's all worth it when you're shooting fire out your antlers.
Sometimes hitting things with a hammer is just so cathartic.
Rollers of the Realm is a pinball/RPG hybrid. It's also the type of pinball game I've wanted for a long time.
Saying a game isn't actually a "game" has become the quick and easy way to deride games we don't like or understand. It's easy to boil down the key concepts of a game and make them sound bad.