DISCLOSURE: I worked alongside the developer featured in this story on an unrelated project back in… 2010-ish? All information obtained via public record (Kickstarter pages, Steam forums, etc). We all know the big success stories. Those that made millions of dollars. Well, I say “success stories”, but if we look at what was actually delivered, the story changes. The “Double ...
Disclosure: the author was provided with a review code of the game courtesy of Black Shell Media. It’s available to purchase on Steam here. Publisher: Black Shell Media Developer: Anvil Drop Platform: PC Anomaly 1729 or, as its internal files refer to it, “The Cube” (more on that later), is a third-person puzzle-platformer based around gravity manipulation developed by indie studio Anvil Drop. ...
Disclosure: The writer received a copy of the game from the developers for the purpose of this review Developer: Baroque Decay Platform: PC Before we start things off, I would like to say that I am sick and tired of this inconsistent “Retro” art trend that’s been running through independent games. So understand that’s my perspective when it comes to current pixel-art ...
Spike Chunsoft have revealed that cult visual novel Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc will be receiving a PC port this February. The game follows a class of high school students locked in the twisted Hope’s Peak Academy. Imprisoned by maniacal robotic teddy bear Monokuma, the classmates’ only possible means of escape is to commit the perfect murder – to kill one of ...
Disclosure: The author was provided with a copy of the game by the publisher for the purpose of this review Publisher: Arc System Works Developer: Arc System Works Platforms: PC Looks like I got an early Christmas present from Arc System Works today. It says “CAUTION: May melt eyeballs”. Eh, probably doesn’t mean anything. Let’s just open that up…..OH. MY. GOD. ...
Disclosure: The author was provided with a copy of the game by the developer for the purpose of this review Developer: Valhalla Cats Platform: PC The Purring Quest is a game by cat lovers, for cat lovers. Valhalla Cats, the Spanish studio behind the game, proudly state on their website that each member of the team has at least one ...
Well, it’s been… what, about a week since I wrote the Steam Controller review? This thing is a moving target. Valve has made a liar out of me. Already. Not that I fault them for it; They’re improving their product, after all. In the short time since the review went to print, they added a “Mouse Joystick” mode for games that ...
Developer: Toby Fox Platform: PC Undertale is available on Steam. Undertale is a predominantly one man project created by Toby Fox. Funded with a successful Kickstarter campaign which far surpassed its $5,000 goal, Undertale managed to raise a total of $51,124 and took over 2 and a half years to complete. Earlier in the year I cited Boot Hill Heroes ...
When I heard that Valve had a controller in the works, I was sceptical. Valve is predominantly a software company, after all. Especially when it was announced that it’d work on any game, controller-enabled or not. When I first saw what would become the controller I now hold in my hand, it all clicked. It made sense, in theory….In practice? ...
Disclosure: the author was provided with a copy of this game by the developer for the purpose of this review Developer: Nauris Amatnieks Platform: PC There Was A Caveman is available now on Steam Caves…the first frontier…these are the journeys of some nameless caveman. His mission? To explore standard platformer worlds. To seek out a new wife among new frustrations. To ...