Author: The Schmaltzy Cynic

Jul
23

REVIEW: Thaumistry: In Charm’s Way

If you ever wanted to experience a text-adventure with modern polish without feeling entirely lost, then this is far from a bodge job even though it is a sci-fi tale of Bodgers.

Jul
16

REVIEW: Spark the Electric Jester

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but with Spark it is not just the Pop Rocks mixed with soda distillation of the ’90s best platformers; it’s a classic in its own right.

Jul
05

REVIEW: DEADBOLT

Hitman Meets Hotline Miami in a noir underworld of crime, drugs and the undead where the only soul left is a contracted Reaper sent by the Flame to crash another party in style.

Jun
28

REVIEW: Stellaris: Ancient Relics Story Pack

Like exploring the remnants of an empire at the height of its decadency, Stellaris’ latest addition showcases the height of one of the best 4X games swept under the passage of time and progress.

May
28

REVIEW: Snakebird

A logic game where flipping the bird when you get upset is a legitimate strategy, which is how you’re going to feel sometimes.

May
22

REVIEW: Volume

A Story Told One Pixel At A Time

May
14

REVIEW: Bad North

Through harsh winters, frozen rains and burned-away homes, Bad North is a lite-rogue-lite journey that makes you wish the journey was as big as the ocean when it’s really a dip in a nearby puddle.

Apr
06

REVIEW: Hell Warders

If you’re going to go through the depths of Hell, you’re going to need friends–no, really, you’re going to need several to get through Hell Warders.

Mar
21
Mar
12

REVIEW: Tooth and Tail

Tooth and Tail is one of the most accessible and memorable RTS games to date.