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January 28th, 2016

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Review: A Boy and His Blob

A Boy and His Blob from beginning to end is delightful, imaginative, and downright adorable. Over the course of forty levels the boy and blob duo work together to solve puzzles, free fellow Blobolonians, and ultimately take down an evil …

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October 22nd, 2015

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Review: The Talos Principle

This past summer Pneuma: Breath of Life pushed me to think about what it means to exist. Around that same time The Fall examined how AI operates under certain laws and the implications of needing to abide by those laws. …

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August 25th, 2015

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Review: Back to Bed

When it was announced a little while ago, I was excited to learn that Back to Bed was coming to PlayStation platforms. The surrealist inspired puzzler looked like just my sort of game. I’m a closet surrealism enthusiast, with a …

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July 27th, 2015

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Review: NekoBuro: Cats Block

When asked what I think about NekoBuro: Cats Block on a recent podcast, I joked that it’s “not as good as Tetris.” After letting the game settle for a short while (I beat it a little over a week ago), …

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July 14th, 2015

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Review: Pneuma: Breath of Life

Pneuma: Breath of Life is a video game. But does that make it less valid; less real? What is real? The game was created by real people who purposefully made its graphical aesthetic look realistic, so it must be real …

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July 5th, 2015

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Review: Whispering Willows

Whispering Willows opens with daunting piano chords and a recurrent, faint sound of wailing voices. So sets the stage for this spooky historical fiction game by Night Light Interactive, published by LOOT. What’s great about Whispering Willows – its multi-faceted …

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July 3rd, 2015

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Review: Super Exploding Zoo

The Super Exploding Zoo is under attack from an alien invasion and it’s up to the explosive inhabitants to take them out. Super Exploding Zoo puts you in control of a herd of animals (doubling as bombs) as you protect …

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May 29th, 2015

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Review: MonsterBag

MonsterBag comes out of left field from Chilean developer Iguanabee. I had little idea that the game even existed before it released on Vita for free with PlayStation Plus. Over the course of a few days, I trekked through the …

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May 12th, 2015

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Review: Toren

In Toren you follow the journey of the Moonchild as she grows from a baby into an adult. She’s tasked with ascending the tower, taking down a fierce dragon, and ultimately gaining her freedom. Throughout the game you’ll receive advice …

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March 28th, 2015

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Review: Pillar

Pillar begins with a seemingly simple question: Who are you? After entering your name, it then asks a slightly more open-ended question: What are you? There are six descriptors to choose from with terms like ‘Focused’ and ‘Renewing.’ Practically speaking, …

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January 28th, 2016

Posted in - Reviews

Review: A Boy and His Blob

A Boy and His Blob from beginning to end is delightful, imaginative, and downright adorable. Over the course of forty levels the boy and blob duo work together to solve puzzles, free fellow Blobolonians, and ultimately take down an evil …

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Read More

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October 22nd, 2015

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Review: The Talos Principle

This past summer Pneuma: Breath of Life pushed me to think about what it means to exist. Around that same time The Fall examined how AI operates under certain laws and the implications of needing to abide by those laws. …

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August 25th, 2015

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Review: Back to Bed

When it was announced a little while ago, I was excited to learn that Back to Bed was coming to PlayStation platforms. The surrealist inspired puzzler looked like just my sort of game. I’m a closet surrealism enthusiast, with a …

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July 27th, 2015

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Review: NekoBuro: Cats Block

When asked what I think about NekoBuro: Cats Block on a recent podcast, I joked that it’s “not as good as Tetris.” After letting the game settle for a short while (I beat it a little over a week ago), …

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July 14th, 2015

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Review: Pneuma: Breath of Life

Pneuma: Breath of Life is a video game. But does that make it less valid; less real? What is real? The game was created by real people who purposefully made its graphical aesthetic look realistic, so it must be real …

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July 5th, 2015

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Review: Whispering Willows

Whispering Willows opens with daunting piano chords and a recurrent, faint sound of wailing voices. So sets the stage for this spooky historical fiction game by Night Light Interactive, published by LOOT. What’s great about Whispering Willows – its multi-faceted …

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July 3rd, 2015

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Review: Super Exploding Zoo

The Super Exploding Zoo is under attack from an alien invasion and it’s up to the explosive inhabitants to take them out. Super Exploding Zoo puts you in control of a herd of animals (doubling as bombs) as you protect …

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May 29th, 2015

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Review: MonsterBag

MonsterBag comes out of left field from Chilean developer Iguanabee. I had little idea that the game even existed before it released on Vita for free with PlayStation Plus. Over the course of a few days, I trekked through the …

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May 12th, 2015

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Review: Toren

In Toren you follow the journey of the Moonchild as she grows from a baby into an adult. She’s tasked with ascending the tower, taking down a fierce dragon, and ultimately gaining her freedom. Throughout the game you’ll receive advice …

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- 0 Comments

March 28th, 2015

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Review: Pillar

Pillar begins with a seemingly simple question: Who are you? After entering your name, it then asks a slightly more open-ended question: What are you? There are six descriptors to choose from with terms like ‘Focused’ and ‘Renewing.’ Practically speaking, …

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