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March 17th, 2016

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Review: SwapQuest

When I saw SwapQuest for the first time, my reaction was that the premise seemed great. Your character auto-runs through a stage while you slide around pipe tiles to create a path. After playing the game through, I still think …

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March 11th, 2016

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Review: Ninja Senki DX

Within the first 30 seconds of playing Ninja Senki DX, you’ll know that this is for lovers of old-school, 8-bit platforming. The most comparable game I can think of is Mega Man. Traps, enemy placement and platforms are placed in …

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December 15th, 2015

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Review: Kromaia Ω

Before booting it up for the first time, I had never heard of Kromaia Ω. The original game (without the Omega) released on Steam in October of 2014 and has seen much success on the platform since then. Initially, I …

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October 28th, 2015

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Review: Extreme Exorcism

Extreme Exorcism takes a unique concept and doesn’t really expand on it, but this one concept doesn’t overstay its welcome. The main mechanic of enemies mimicking your previous moves is interesting, and although it is just one concept, there is …

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September 10th, 2015

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Review: Armello

Armello is a game I’ve had my eye on for quite some time. We haven’t seen a strong tactical board game on the PSN this generation yet, and I had high hopes that this would hit that target straight-on. With …

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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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August 13th, 2015

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Review: Submerged

Submerged opens (after a lengthy loading screen) with a montage detailing a boat’s arrival into a sunken, plant-claimed city. The boat’s pilot is a young woman and the only other passenger is a younger boy. The silent introduction depicts a …

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August 7th, 2015

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Review: N++

Reviewing N++ has been interesting for me. Typically, I’ll play through a game with an analytic lens, taking notes of its various attributes and how they contribute to the work as a whole. There’s a balance beam in my brain …

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June 5th, 2015

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Review: Paperbound

My favorite strategy for consuming media of any form is to go in completely blind. I avoided all trailers and discussions about Intergalactic, for instance, and was pleasantly surprised by a Matt Damon cameo (among other things) halfway through the …

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January 20th, 2015

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Review: Citizens of Earth

Citizens of Earth begins with a synthesized version of “Hail to the Chief” playing as citizens recite the title every few seconds. It’s a fitting introduction to a game filled with parody and exemplary character design. For the well-versed RPG …

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March 17th, 2016

Posted in - Reviews

Review: SwapQuest

When I saw SwapQuest for the first time, my reaction was that the premise seemed great. Your character auto-runs through a stage while you slide around pipe tiles to create a path. After playing the game through, I still think …

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March 11th, 2016

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Review: Ninja Senki DX

Within the first 30 seconds of playing Ninja Senki DX, you’ll know that this is for lovers of old-school, 8-bit platforming. The most comparable game I can think of is Mega Man. Traps, enemy placement and platforms are placed in …

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Read More

- 0 Comments

December 15th, 2015

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Review: Kromaia Ω

Before booting it up for the first time, I had never heard of Kromaia Ω. The original game (without the Omega) released on Steam in October of 2014 and has seen much success on the platform since then. Initially, I …

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Read More

- 0 Comments

October 28th, 2015

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Review: Extreme Exorcism

Extreme Exorcism takes a unique concept and doesn’t really expand on it, but this one concept doesn’t overstay its welcome. The main mechanic of enemies mimicking your previous moves is interesting, and although it is just one concept, there is …

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September 10th, 2015

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Review: Armello

Armello is a game I’ve had my eye on for quite some time. We haven’t seen a strong tactical board game on the PSN this generation yet, and I had high hopes that this would hit that target straight-on. With …

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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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Read More

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August 13th, 2015

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Review: Submerged

Submerged opens (after a lengthy loading screen) with a montage detailing a boat’s arrival into a sunken, plant-claimed city. The boat’s pilot is a young woman and the only other passenger is a younger boy. The silent introduction depicts a …

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August 7th, 2015

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Review: N++

Reviewing N++ has been interesting for me. Typically, I’ll play through a game with an analytic lens, taking notes of its various attributes and how they contribute to the work as a whole. There’s a balance beam in my brain …

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Read More

- 0 Comments

June 5th, 2015

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Review: Paperbound

My favorite strategy for consuming media of any form is to go in completely blind. I avoided all trailers and discussions about Intergalactic, for instance, and was pleasantly surprised by a Matt Damon cameo (among other things) halfway through the …

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Read More

- 5 Comments

January 20th, 2015

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Review: Citizens of Earth

Citizens of Earth begins with a synthesized version of “Hail to the Chief” playing as citizens recite the title every few seconds. It’s a fitting introduction to a game filled with parody and exemplary character design. For the well-versed RPG …

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Read More