Author: Maxmetpt

Oct
10

PREVIEW: Endzone – A World Apart

Endzone – A World Apart is a post-apocalyptic city-builder with a heavy focus on survival. Although it suffers from pacing issues and underdeveloped systems, it’s well worth playing in its current state.

Sep
21

PREVIEW: Songs of Syx

Songs of Syx is a city-builder releasing now into Early Access. While full of potential in its vision of inter-city and imperial relations, the current implementation is little more than a generic city-builder.

Aug
29

REVIEW: Fae Tactics

Fae Tactics is just short of an excellent Tactics RPG focusing on adaptable party composition rather than role playing.

Jul
29

PREVIEW: An Interesting Journey of Monsieur PAF

Instruction-less puzzle game within an ancient temple. Think of it like The Witness crossed with Sokoban. It does not measure up to either, unfortunately.

Jun
17

PREVIEW: Rising Lords

Turn-based/board game equivalent of an RTS game. Still buggy and with an unwieldy interface, but already fully playable with great multiplayer potential!

Jun
04

REVIEW: Pax Nova

Pax Nova is a new 4X game with land-space hybrid gameplay. It’s an enjoyable game, but its innovation is not as groundbreaking in practice as it sounds in theory.

May
16

PREVIEW: Before We Leave

Before We Leave is a “peaceful” city builder with really neat presentation but unfortunately lacking in depth or meaning. It takes away violence but leaves a gaping hole unfilled.

Apr
30

PREVIEW: Puzzle Pelago – A Drag & Drop Economy

Anno crossed with Numberlink. Great concept and good enough execution that will entertain most puzzle fans.

Apr
17

PREVIEW: Cloak and Dasher

Cloak and Dasher is a promising entry to speed-running platformers that feels great to play but is yet very thin on content and dynamic leaderboards.

Mar
20

REVIEW: Mystic Pillars: A Story-Based Puzzle Game

Mystic Pillars is a decent casual abstract puzzle game based on Mancala, but one that will not convince more experienced lovers of the genre.