Author: The Schmaltzy Cynic

Nov
30

PREVIEW: Rude Racers: 2D Combat Racing

Somewhere between the grit of Mad Max and the cartoony antics of Speed Racers, Rude Racers is an arcady racing game that is enjoyable as much as it is demoralizing.

Nov
26

REVIEW: Tales of Maj’Eyal – Collector’s Edition

While Tales of Maj’Eyal is one of the oldest, richest roguelikes available, this classic still manages to impress in its forward-thinking design for newcommers.

Nov
13

REVIEW: Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered

As a remaster, this game more often feels like a re-release, yet Ghostbusters: The Video Game still succeeds the most at making bustin’ still feel good. Just be sure to call Epic for trouble.

Oct
16

REVIEW: Bad North: Jotunn Edition

Bad North hasn’t ascended from its mortal failings to the gates of Valhalla; it’s a game that has let its shortcomings brew further into a refined mead fit for us mortals.

Oct
10

REVIEW: Cat Quest 1 & 2

If life didn’t have enough cats and dogs, then these two hack-and-slash adventures will be the purrfect cur for your problems.

Sep
28

REVIEW: Queen’s Wish: The Conqueror

Although rough around the edges, and still rough on the eyes and ears, Queen’s Wish may be Spiderweb Software’s most well-paced adventure to date.

Sep
03

REVIEW: RAILED

When life has got you down along the tracks, take ten minutes with RAILED and you’ll feel like a contractor who gets the job done after everything when so horribly wrong in your favor.

Aug
31

REVIEW: Solo: Islands of the Heart – Xbox One

Sailing somewhere between a game and a therapy session, Solo: Islands of the Heart asks a lot of you to enjoy a niche experience.

Aug
15

PREVIEW: Tech Corp.

Somewhere between an entrepreneur’s wet dream and a programmer’s nightmare, Tech Corp. is a management sim that offers a lot of big ideas with some assembly required.

Jul
31

REVIEW: Something To Do With Love

Much like the name itself, this visual novel meanders around a vague idea while never really going anywhere or achieving anything.