Gravity Ghost is the ideal puzzler for those who don’t normally like puzzle games. For a genre that doesn’t usually provide absorbing narratives, the title’s non-linear, fragmented approach delivers an unexpectedly poignant storyline. But the ...Read More »
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As evidenced by the complaints faced by prominent sports series, many are irked by publishers who pump out iterative sequels with unremitting regularity. But the practice has an undeniable upside. Gradually, these franchises evolve, jettisoning ...Read More »
Clea’s adversaries might scare your pants off, but Crawlco Block Knockers drawings are destined to lose their undergarments entirely. Either way, with IndieGo 16, we examine two recently released titles from modestly sized studios. Clea, ...Read More »
Intrigue abounds in The Witch’s Love Diary, Sekai Project’s recent localization of Qoobrand’s visual novel. Given the inclusion of a sorceress in the title and account of two blissful lovers in the game’s prologue, readers ...Read More »
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A Lady’s Return Set in late nineteenth century London, London Detective Mysteria commences with Emily Whiteley’s return to the city. After witnessing the death of her parents, young Lady Whiteley was whisked away to the countryside, missing ...Read More »
In the shoot-‘em-up pantheon, every prodigious title has a distinguishing play mechanic. R-Type is built around a fascinating risk/reward where players can augment their offensive output by abstaining from fire, accumulating energy in their wave cannon. Players ...Read More »
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