“The nostalgia is starting to pixelate.” – Review of Thimbleweed Park

Well, of course I played Thimbleweed Park. It's probably the most anticipated adventure game to come out since Double Fine's Broken Age. It made a lot of promises, none of which seemed unreasonable, while managing to keep the actual story and mystery a secret right up until its launch. With a name like Ron Gilbert … Continue reading “The nostalgia is starting to pixelate.” – Review of Thimbleweed Park

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“Well, at least they tried” – Review of Kathy Rain

There is a lot to love in Kathy Rain. The story has all the makings of an adventure game classic: You've got a family mystery, sprinklings of the supernatural, a plucky protagonist who don't take no shit, and a cast of characters with depth and unique personalities. You've also got an absolutely gorgeous presentation -- … Continue reading “Well, at least they tried” – Review of Kathy Rain

“Deceptively cute, vicious destroyer of worlds” – Review of MechaNika

Sometimes a game comes along that just speaks to you. A game that taps into that core essence of your being; that seems to know exactly what you are (or were, at one point) thinking. I'm not saying MechaNika is that game, exactly. But it's definitely close. Introducing: Nika Allen, a 7 year old girl … Continue reading “Deceptively cute, vicious destroyer of worlds” – Review of MechaNika

“Fun with radiation” – Review of The Bunker

What would you do if you were trapped as the last survivor of a nuclear fallout inside a surprisingly spacious bunker with a head full of neuroses and anxiety? Well, shit, let's find out. You play as John, a man born and raised inside the confines of this nuclear bunker, in an alternate reality where … Continue reading “Fun with radiation” – Review of The Bunker