Dexter Stardust Review – Pointing and Clicking and Tacos

Developer: Dexter Team Games // Publisher: Flynn's Arcade // Price: $9.99 (Steam/eShop) Review copy received from publisher Despite my affinity for puzzles, point and click adventures have never been my type of game. I find that most solutions are too obscure for my brain.  Why should I combine a mouse and a letter opener to … Continue reading Dexter Stardust Review – Pointing and Clicking and Tacos

Secrets in the Dark – Night Lights Review

Developer: Meridian4 // Publisher: Ratalaika Games // Price: $9.99 (Steam) / $4.99 (eShop) Review copy received from publisher Night Lights has had quite the journey, beginning as an individual project by Artem Cheranev (@bombocracker) in early 2017.  Due to personal downfalls, Night Lights was sold to Meridian4 and then  released for PC in 2019.  Now, … Continue reading Secrets in the Dark – Night Lights Review

Puzzles Wanted (Dead or Alive) – Virtuous Western Review

Developer: Nibb Games // Publisher: Ratalaika Games // Price: $1.99 (Steam) / $4.99 (eShop)Review copy received from publisher The Old West has been the setting of numerous game genres. The rich history and romanticized nature of the period feeds into deep stories about the chivalrous cowboy ready to stand up against the bad guys dressed … Continue reading Puzzles Wanted (Dead or Alive) – Virtuous Western Review

Haven Park Review – Time for a Vacation

Developer: Fabien Weibel // Publisher: Mooneye Indies // Price: $8.99 (Steam/eShop) Review copy received from publisher When I was a lad, my parents regularly planned a summer vacation, often a trip to the beach for a week with my grandparents.  My sister and I would climb into the van, sometimes before the sun ever crested … Continue reading Haven Park Review – Time for a Vacation

Induction Review – A Major Mind Screw

Puzzles are a huge staple of my everyday life.  Rarely a day goes by that I'm not attracted to some puzzle to solve, usually from my page-a-day calendar.  I am regularly on the lookout for puzzle games to help satiate my addiction and flex my mental muscles.  When I came across Induction, I was intrigued … Continue reading Induction Review – A Major Mind Screw

Lambs on the Road Review – Cannibal Fun Run

Developer/Publisher: Flynn's Arcade // Price: $2.99 (Steam/eShop)Review copy received from publisher The horror genre is not something in which I usually engage.  Creepy and suspenseful is ok, but gore and jump scares are a big no.  Given this information, it seems like a very odd choice for me to actively play a horror based game.  … Continue reading Lambs on the Road Review – Cannibal Fun Run

Arkan: The Dog Adventurer Review – Pawsitively Different

Developer: Taverna Game Studio // Publisher: Madao Studio // Price: $9.99 (Steam) / $4.99 (eShop)Review copy received from publisher One of the things I love so much about indie games is the combination of ideas; indie game developers are not limited in their ideas.  There is nothing preventing an indie developer from making a turn-based … Continue reading Arkan: The Dog Adventurer Review – Pawsitively Different

Eternal Hope Review – Are Video Games Art?

Developer: Double Hit Games // Publisher: Kwalee // Price: $9.99 (Steam)Review copy received from publisher There is a long standing argument centered around whether or not video games are art.  It is a highly debated topic that may never be resolved.  For every argument against the stance, a game can be used as an example … Continue reading Eternal Hope Review – Are Video Games Art?

Mindseize Review – An Intergalactic Adventure

Developer / Publisher: Kamina Dimension // Price: $23.99(eShop) / $19.99 (Steam)Review copy received from publisher When I'm playing a video game, I'm always looking for a sense of adventure.  I want the game to take me to far away places and let me get lost in the world around me.  Metroidvanias are a great way … Continue reading Mindseize Review – An Intergalactic Adventure

Calico Review – Riding Cats and Baking Sweets

Developer: Peachy Keen Games // Publisher: Whitethorn Digital // Price: $11.99 (eShop / Steam)Review copy received from publisher I am an animal person, especially felines. I have two cats that I would give my life to protect despite how much they can be jerks while I'm trying to work.  If someone shares something feline related … Continue reading Calico Review – Riding Cats and Baking Sweets