Author: Maxmetpt

Feb
18

REVIEW: Open Sorcery: Sea++

Open Sorcery: Sea++ is an expansive text-based adventure game that demands and rewards attention, logic, and thoroughness. It’s one of the very few games paradigm-shifting games that changed the way I look at the genre.

Jan
07

PREVIEW: Sands of Salzaar

Sands of Salzaar is a sandbox strategy/RPG game that plays something like a cross between Mount & Blade, Heroes of Might & Magic and Diablo. Starts interesting and engrossing, but full of design weaknesses that makes it crumble later on.

Dec
23

REVIEW: Creeper World 4

Creeper World 4 is a new iteration in the Creeper World series, which combines casual real time strategy with fluid dynamics. Although the jump to 3D doesn’t seem to add much tactical depth (pun unintended), it’s a no-brainer for fans […]

Dec
10

REVIEW: Paradox Vector

Paradox Vector is a lovecraftian FPS metroidvania with vector-like graphics and impossible geometry. Paradoxically little of the latter, however…

Dec
04

REVIEW: Per Aspera

Per Aspera is a colony management game where you play the role of a state-of-the-art artificial intelligence charged with terraforming Mars. Ironically, it needs a few patches until fully operational.

Nov
20

REVIEW: Raji: An Ancient Epic

Raji: An Ancient Epic is a visually stunning game in India – while definitely worth the sightseeing, the game itself has little to add.

Nov
13

PREVIEW: Kingdoms Reborn

Kingdoms Reborn is a run-of-the mill city builder with potential in the multiplayer but far too early to be worth your time.

Nov
12

REVIEW: High Strategy: Urukon

High Strategy: Urukon is an abstract strategy game that combines the clarity of board games with the complexity of a grand strategy.

Nov
11

REVIEW: Silk Roads – Caravan Kings

Silk Roads: Caravan Kings is a trading/travelling game set along the late 1200s Silk Road. It’s mechanically uninteresting, but it can provide an atmospheric distraction for a couple of hours.

Nov
10

REVIEW: Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin is a combination of ActRaiser and Okami while retaining a great degree of originality and is one of the most satisfying games I’ve played in many months.