Reviews

Unknown Pleasures: The Machine Starts

Week 3. The invasion has failed, however I’m nonetheless alive. What merciless destiny awaits these of us who assail the partitions of Castle Shotgun however are usually not slain? But they nonetheless need to catch us first. In the meantime,…

Review: Streets Of Rogue

Developer: Matt DabrowskiPublisher: tinyBuild Release: Out nowOn: Windows, Mac, LinuxFrom: SteamPrice: £15.49/€16.79/$20 The streets are in chaos. There is a police officer beating a slum dweller. A red-shirted gangster has began an ill-advised stabbing match with three members of a…

Review: Etherborn

Developer: Altered MatterPublisher: Altered MatterRelease: Out nowOn: WindowsFrom: Steam, HumblePrice: TBA “Oooh, that looks pretty,” I stated, marvelling on the display that had caught my eye. “It’s known as Etherborn, please flip the hose off now.” Matt defined. He was…

Review: Night Call

Developer: Monkey Moon, Black MuffinPublisher: Raw Fury Release: July 17On: Windows, Mac OS XFrom: Steam, Humble When I’m at the back of a taxi I’m most definitely to be hoping that neither I or the driving force find yourself coming…

Premature Evaluation: Griftlands

Premature Evaluation is the weekly column wherein Steve Hogarty explores the wilds of early entry. This week Steve remains to be MIA, so Brendan is taking part in Griftlands, a roguelike card game principally about arguing. Developer: Klei EntertainmentPublisher: Klei…

Review: Earth Defense Force 5

Developer: SandlotPublisher: D3 Publisher Release: Out nowOn: WindowsFrom: Steam, HumbleFor: £46.49, $60, €50 2356. That’s what number of van-sized ants Earth Defense Force 5 tells me I’ve shot, electrocuted, carpet-bombed, mortared and hammered into chitinous shards and umber mulch. All…

Review: Eagle Island

Developer: PixelnicksPublisher: Screenwave MediaRelease: Out nowOn: Windows, MacFrom: SteamPrice: £15.49, $20, €16.79 I’m a bit torn, readers. Eagle Island has rather a lot going for it. It seems beautiful, for one, with a wealthy palette absolutely enlivening some traditional game…

Review: Chinese Parents

Developer: Moyuwan GamesPublisher: Coconut Island Games Release: Out nowOn: Windows, MacFrom: SteamPrice: £7.19/$10/€8.19 I didn’t revise in class. I didn’t even take notes. Things both went in or they didn’t, and there was no level pretending I’d get wherever observing…

Review: Gato Roboto

Developer: DoinksoftPublisher: Devolver Digital Release: Out nowOn: WindowsFrom: SteamFor: £5.80, $8, €6.60 Cats are cute home pets beloved by tens of millions, however they’re additionally fluffy little terrors. They can carry dwelling their terrified, half-dead prey, lie down in actually…
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