Goosebumps Night of Scares Review

by Matthew Noojin

Like the mummies and zombies that populate R.L. Stein’s once-massive run of quintessentially 90’s novels, the Goosebumps series has once again risen from the dead, shambling into the public consciousness by rearing its ugly head upon ... Read More



The Martian: Bring Him Home Review

by Matthew Noojin

Why is it that licensed games on mobile platforms are generally more successful than their PC or console counterparts? There is something about the eclecticism of mobile gaming that lends itself to movie–or TV–based titles. Rather ... Read More



The Doom Beneath Review

by Kevin Tejada

Oh, The Doom Beneath. As a fan of comics and games, you looked so, so promising. It’s a real shame that this comic/game hybrid just doesn’t have the gameplay to back it up. It’s the classic ... Read More



PataNoir Review

by Isaac Davis

Noir film (and the games influenced by it) obviously owes much to pulp detective fiction. But one feature that rarely comes through in either is the obsession with flowery introspection. It makes sense, since film and ... Read More



The Deer God Review

by Anthony Ramirez

Crescent Moon and Cinopt Studios recent Android game release, The Deer God is an endearing attempt at instilling a more meaningful notion to our gameplay experience within an inherently simplistic medium. In short, the game offers ... Read More


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Dexter: Hidden Darkness Review

by Siobhan Harmer

Two long years after the show’s finale, Dexter finally has its very own spin-off mobile game Dexter: Hidden Darkness. Developed by BlooBuzz Studio, this casual Hidden Object game has been welcomed by content-starved fans around the ... Read More



Douchebag The Game Review

by Alex Madell

I’m not entirely sure what vein of culture that Douchebag the Game is trying to appeal to, but I’m pretty confident that it doesn’t exist, or at least in that way the developers seems to think ... Read More

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Xenoshyft Review

by Sharang Biswas

Insects are creepy. Multiple limbs, weirdly segmented body, and grotesque mouthparts, are all well and good for doing their part in their respective biospheres, but add one to a fictional race or character and bam: instant, ... Read More



Five Nights at Freddy’s 4 Review

by Matthew Byrd

I’ve always found a certain comfort in the institution known as the yearly horror franchise. Sure it’s easy to let out a groan as the trailer to the 47th Saw movie is released, but when it’s ... Read More



The Mystery of the Mayan Ruins Review

by Isaac Davis

Despite my love of the point-and-click adventure game, its descendant genre, the “escape the room” game, has never really connected with me. There are certainly several design improvements in escape games, like clearly defined objectives and ... Read More


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Shall We Date: Demons’ Bond Review

by Alex Madell

My ultimate goal in taking on Shall We Date: Demons’ Bond was to expand my horizons in gaming, try something new and expose myself to a genre I don’t usually indulge in. The “Dating Simulation” genre ... Read More



Never Go Home Review

by Tyler Horst

Dying is considered by most to be an undesirable experience, both in life and in video games. Never Go Home, on the other hand, considers it a major selling point. The fast-paced adventure game, developed by ... Read More


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The Firm Review

by Matthew Hung

Three seconds of confused swiping and it’s already over. My trader has been fired, and has flung himself from the monolithic business center of his former employer onto the waiting asphalt. It’s raining on street level, ... Read More



Grim Fandango Remastered Review

by Isaac Davis

Fans often talk about the death of the adventure game in the late 90s, and Grim Fandango was the game that did it. Lucasarts was on a roll for a while, with games like Day of ... Read More



Ys Chronicles 1 Review

by Jessica Critcher

DotEmu has rebooted Ancient Ys Vanished Omen, part of what they refer to as “the godfather of Japanese action-RPG sagas,” stretching back to the late 1980’s. The result is Ys Chronicles 1, newly adapted for mobile ... Read More



The 7th Guest: Remastered Review

by Isaac Davis

It’s difficult to judge a game like The 7th Guest with the benefits of hindsight. Although critically acclaimed upon its release in 1993, the game is part of a genre that simply doesn’t exist anymore. Full ... Read More



Broken Age Review

by Travis Fahs

From its genesis as the broadly-defined Kickstarter dream “Double Fine Adventure” to its final realization more than three years later, Broken Age’s development has proven to be as epic a story as any the game itself ... Read More

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