[SWITCH REVIEW] Memoranda

What an insanely beautiful looking adventure game that's completely drowned out by obtuse puzzles and an equally confusing story. What is Memoranda? A visually stunning point-and-click adventure game from the folks at Bit Byterz and Carbon Fire Studios, which follows the 25-year-old insomniac Mrs. Mizuki on her quest to remember her first name. Since separating … Continue reading [SWITCH REVIEW] Memoranda

[PS4 BACKLOG] Tokyo Dark: Remembrance

The overall lack of quality-of-life features hinder an otherwise gripping Japanese horror tale in one of 2020's finer adventure games on ps4. What is Tokyo Dark: Remembrance? Initially released in 2017 on PC as simply Tokyo Dark, this enhanced port is a point-and-click Japanese horror game that finds Detective Ito Ayami (pictured above) in search … Continue reading [PS4 BACKLOG] Tokyo Dark: Remembrance

[REVIEW] Black Mirror

Back in 2003, Czech developer Future Games (which began with only five people) released a successful point-and-click horror game entitled The Black Mirror, which followed the cursed bloodline of the Scottish Gordon family. Fast-forward to 2017 (or, rewind, I guess, now that it's 2019), where the series was apparently relevant enough to receive a reboot … Continue reading [REVIEW] Black Mirror

[REVIEW] The Darkside Detective

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

[REVIEW] The Journey Down: Chapter Two

The Journey Down: Chapter Two Developer: Skygoblin Publisher: Skygoblin Reviewed on: PC Price: $19.99 USD For fans of: Grim Fandango or the thought of a West-African inspired Caribbean noir adventure. *This review is notably shorter than Chapter One's, simply because I didn't want to spend more time than necessary repeating myself on gameplay elements and … Continue reading [REVIEW] The Journey Down: Chapter Two

[REVIEW] The Journey Down: Chapter One

The Journey Down: Chapter One Developer: Skygoblin Publisher: Skygoblin Available on: Steam (reviewed), iOS Price: $8.99 USD Beginning life as a free pixely adventure game in 2010, the folks at Skygoblin gave the Caribbean noir tale a Grim Fandango-inspired face-lift and episodically released its contents as a trilogy on Steam and iOS platforms over the … Continue reading [REVIEW] The Journey Down: Chapter One

[REVIEW] Thimbleweed Park

Thimbleweed Park Developer: Terrible Toybox Publisher: Terrible Toybox Available on: PS4 (reviewed), Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, Linux, Mac via Steam & Mac App Store, Android (coming Oct. 7th), iOS Price: $19.99 USD Those of you who grew up gaming during the point-and-click adventure boom in the 80s and 90s likely have fond memories of … Continue reading [REVIEW] Thimbleweed Park

[REVIEW] Syberia 2 Brings Closure to an Incredible Adventure

*This review will likely contain plot spoilers for the original Syberia, which I've already reviewed here. If you'd like to play the first two games on your own, you can pick them up as a bundle on Steam for $2.99 during the Summer Sale until July 5th. Of course, if you'd rather watch the story … Continue reading [REVIEW] Syberia 2 Brings Closure to an Incredible Adventure

[REVIEW] Adventuring to Syberia 15 Years Late

As someone who never had a PC that was capable of running anything other than World of Warcraft on the lowest setting until 2010, I was mostly oblivious to the point-and-click adventure genre. Over time, I made friends who were heavily into games like Indiana Jones, Leisure Suit Larry, and Police Quest, but I've just always been … Continue reading [REVIEW] Adventuring to Syberia 15 Years Late

REVIEW: Armikrog

Armikrog Developed by: Pencil Test Studios Publisher: Versus Evil Available on: PC, OS X, Linux, PS4 (reviewed), Xbox One, Vita Price: $9.99 Back in 1996, a little claymation adventure game by the name of The Neverhood captured a few hearts and became a cult classic among the point-and-click crowd. Although it eventually spawned a sequel … Continue reading REVIEW: Armikrog