Fans of Limbo, Inside, and Little Nightmares will want to check this one out.
https://youtu.be/MrLp01aY5UQ I've been steadily making my way through some of the shorter indie games on Xbox Game Pass, with the latest being a charming little puzzle adventure called Carto. Here, the titular heroine is separated from her grandmother after their airship encounters trouble during a lightning storm. Both happen to be cartographers, which obviously plays … Continue reading Let’s Talk About ‘Carto’ – A Map-Making Puzzle Game About Making Friends and Finding Family
Back when episodic adventure games were all the rage, mostly thanks to the success of Telltale's offerings and darlings like Life is Strange, developer Big Bad Wolves released the choose-your-own-adventure gothic-as-hell detective game The Council. The first of five episodes released in March of 2018 and blew me away with its unique focus on RPG … Continue reading [LATE TO THE PARTY] ‘The Council’ is a Wonderfully Janky Gothic Adventure
The folks at Hold Back To Block recently released their full-length documentary on the history of Killer Instinct, from its inception to its rocky start on the Xbox One, all the way to its third (and seemingly final) season and incredibly passionate community. As a fighting game fan and as someone who thinks Killer Instinct … Continue reading This New Killer Instinct Documentary is Essential Viewing For Fighting Game Fans
I absolutely LOVED Until Dawn -- it was the reason I bought a PS4 in the first place -- so I was stoked to see the folks at Supermassive working on a multi-platform series of smaller, similar horror titles, beginning with last year's Man of Medan. I did not like it, though. Man of Medan … Continue reading [TRAILER] The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope Gives Me A… Little… Hope. God Damnit.
October is the perfect month to dive into some great horror games, be it playing them yourself or watching a Let’s Play from the comfort of your pillow fort. Halloween is all about the spookies, after all, and I wanted to draw attention to some of my favorite lesser-knowns in the genre to help spread … Continue reading Holiday Horrors: Blair Witch
Friday! Video games! Let's talk! Yesterday was my last official day of the fall semester. Not only that, but my last day of college for... quite a while. I'm three classes away from my AA, but I live in the middle of nowhere and have to take all of my classes online. These three just … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?
Friday! Video games! Let's talk! With Super Mario Odyssey out of the way, this weekend I'll be focusing mostly on finishing up Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. Mario Odyssey was incredible and I'm still making my way through the post-game content, but it's sharing "short burst" duty with Steamworld Dig 2 on my Switch -- … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?
Friday! Video games! Let's talk! Today is perhaps the biggest day for new game releases in 2017. If reviews are anything to by, Super Mario Odyssey is expectedly excellent, Wolfenstein II is scoring incredibly well, and Ubisoft's year off with Assassin's Creed seems to have paid dividends with Origins. Three major single-player blockbusters on the … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You—oh, Probably Super Mario Odyssey.
The Darkside Detective Developer: Spooky Doorway Publisher: Spooky Doorway Available on: PC (reviewed), Nintendo Switch (TBA) Price: $12.99 (Switch price may vary) Release date: July 27, 2017 (PC) For fans of: Less taxing point-and-click adventures with an emphasis on pop culture references. The Darkside Detective runs amok with familiar pop culture references, from Twin Peaks … Continue reading [REVIEW] The Darkside Detective