It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You—oh, Probably Super Mario Odyssey.

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 →


[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 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 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 →

The Steam Summer Sale is Upon Us! Here’s My Haul.

Steam's annual Summer Sale kicked off this afternoon, discounting thousands of games across their digital marketplace. This is typically the only time I invest heavily into PC gaming, and this year has been no different. For the cost of two brand new retail games, I walked away with the following: Team Fortress Classic Half-life Half-life:... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Claire: Extended Cut

Claire: Extended Cut Developer: Hailstorm Games Publisher: Hailstorm Games Available on: PS4 (reviewed), Vita (cross-buy!), Xbox One Price: $14.99 Horror games are notorious for offering copious amounts of gore, relentless waves of zombies, and intense jump-scares, but few have managed to delve in to the human psyche and deliver a nightmarish atmosphere quite like Silent Hill. The... Continue Reading →

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