About Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker

Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker Nick is bad at video games, which he sees as a plus: The more times he dies, loses, accidentally deletes a save, etc., the more time he has to observe the pixel-by-pixel machinations. He enjoys writing, coding, listening to Jazz, and talking people's ears off about the history of the 3DO or whatever.

Author Archives: Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker


May 23rd, 2019 | by Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker

Graphic Puzzler Those looking for the smoky monologue-driven introspection of noir may want to look elsewhere. Noodlecake Studios’ Framed is

High Sea Saga Review

August 2nd, 2016 | by Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker

Every once in a while, it’s refreshing to get away from all the grit and dread of emotionally puncturing “big-name” games

Agent Gumball Review

June 22nd, 2016 | by Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker

I’ve admittedly never seen The Amazing World of Gumball, so hopefully that won’t tarnish this review, or blind me to


May 25th, 2016 | by Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker

You don’t see a lot of momentum-based games nowadays. You do, however, see a lot of pretentious ’80s throwbacks: see

Flight of The Amazon Queen Review

May 14th, 2016 | by Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker

My march towards internet-wide anti-point-and-click propaganda continues. There was no reason for me to expect that I would be crazy

Oz+ Review

April 26th, 2016 | by Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker

There’s a part of me that un-ironically likes dating sims, and that may be the most embarrassing thing I can

Adventures of Mana Review

April 6th, 2016 | by Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker

At its peak, Squaresoft’s Seiken Densetsu series was one of their very best, but its moment of glory was fleeting,

Sinless: Remastered Review

April 3rd, 2016 | by Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker

Oh Sinless… Sinless, Sinless, Sinless… Why did you have to be a point-and-click adventure game? You could have been anything–literally

Dragon Sweeper Review

March 26th, 2016 | by Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker

If you recall my Timing Hero review (and trust me, you don’t), you may feel yourself experiencing flashbacks; Why, Jesse

Space Grunts Review

February 26th, 2016 | by Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker

From a purely visual standpoint, OrangePixel’s Space Grunts first drew this thought from me: “Oh, it’s like Super Crate Box,

Timing Hero Review

February 6th, 2016 | by Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker

I’ve made it clear before that I don’t care much for free-to-play games, and on an unrelated note I’m a

Captain Cowboy Review

January 26th, 2016 | by Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker

Wadonk’s Captain Cowboy was a test of initial bias for me. I had already decided I liked the game before

Reveal the Deep Review

January 13th, 2016 | by Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker

I love the ocean. Marine Biology fascinates me, I learn as much about ships and boats as I can, and

Shipwreck Review

December 30th, 2015 | by Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker

I adore survival games: hooked since the first time Indie Games like Minecraft left me in the bottom of a

Android Xmas Gift Guide

December 20th, 2015 | by Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker

Nexus 6P: Sporting a sleek design, the Nexus 6P is often referred to as one of the best Android phones

Hexcity Review

December 2nd, 2015 | by Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker

Tann’s Hexcity took me by surprise. Initially, the install time of–what had to be a tenth of a second–raised a

Notable New Releases: Templar Battleforce

October 31st, 2015 | by Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker

Templar Battleforce is the fourth game in the Star Traders series: a sci-fi themed, tactical turn-based RPG about space Templars fighting aliens in

Random Adventure Roguelike Review

October 27th, 2015 | by Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker

Archison’s Random Adventure Roguelike is in active development. I say this to place a counter-argument shield in front of myself.

Braveland Pirate Review

October 17th, 2015 | by Nick (Catfish_Maw) Walker

There are games out there that tell embarrassing stories about all of us. Why, you may ask, do I have

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