From the creator of such masterpieces as Flower and Journey, comes the equally inspired adventure game: ABZÛ. Brimming with stunning underwater environments and countless sea creatures, this thalassophile’s paradise is perfect for players of any age and disposition.… Read More ABZÛ – Ocean of Wisdom
Made entirely out clay and cardboard, The Dream Machine demonstrates the fact that video games can truly be art, literally. This episodic point-and-click adventure game began in 2010, with its final chapter expected to release sometime this year (2017). Taking full advantage of its claymation art style, The Dream Machine attempts to combine visual appeal, challenging puzzles, and a dream-based storyline to deliver an outlandish gaming experience that is fantastic at the best of times, yet infuriatingly monotonous at its worst.… Read More The Dream Machine
Polarized ends the Life is Strange series on a low note, falling short of a truly satisfying ending. Bogged down by disconnected timelines, only a small fraction of the actual episode had any impact on the “true” timeline. The ending uses a clean-slate technique that makes every decision you’ve ever made irrelevant to future events. So after being told repeatedly that “the consequences of all your game actions and decisions will impact the past, present, and future”, suffice to say I am a bit disappointed after it all got washed away.… Read More Life is Strange: Episode 5 – Polarized Review (Final)
After the sucker-punch ending of Chaos Theory, Dark Room advances with a more serious tone than ever before. The rabbit hole that is Arcadia Bay goes deeper and deeper leading to some surprising twists that only the most keen players will have guessed. While the visuals and soundtrack stay relatively below par, Dark Room makes up for it in big ways when it comes to story. The mysteries that plague our two heroes finally get put together, quite literally, revealing several key answers that we’ve long been waiting for. True to the Life is Strange tradition, the ending comes with a swift kick to the gut, introducing the final questions of the series.… Read More Life is Strange: Episode 4 – Dark Room Review
Steam Summer Sale Highlights! [Updated 6/14] It’s that time of year again, so prepare your wallets and be sure to spend your money wisely; The sale runs until June 22nd! Here are some of the top games to look out for (newest on top): Civilization V: Complete Edition 75% off [$12.49 until 10 am 6/16]… Read More Steam Summer Sale Highlights!