Zachary Kauz

Gameplay still from Fade to Silence, features protagonist getting swept up in blizzard

Fade to Silence Review — Cosmic Variance

Searching After Horror Underneath interchangeable demons and killers, the core of the horror experience is a balance of mundanity and payoff. The ability for implied terror to reign over you…

October 22, 2019, 353
Gameplay still from Observation, features NPC Jim floating from one chamber in the ship to the next

Observation Review — Space Voyeur

Nothing quite erodes the ego like bearing witness to utter isolation. A world comprised of limited parts that you still can’t grasp firm control of. The promise of an endless…

October 7, 2019, 350
Isometric gameplay still of Disco Elysium, portraying gunplay

Disco Elysium Announced for October 15th Release

The long-anticipated open-world detective RPG Disco Elysium has a release date and it’s sooner than you may expect! Developer ZA/UM’s intricate translation of pen-and-paper character development to a stylish isometric…

September 18, 2019, 377
Cinematic still of skateboarding simulator Session, showing player's character olleying off a ledge

Early Access Launch Trailer for Session Has Released

It’s been a vacant few years for skateboarding games in the aftermath of the implosion of the Tony Hawk franchise, and EA’s radio silence on the trajectory for Skate, but…

September 17, 2019, 654
Left Alive gameplay image, features main character Mikhail behind cover

Left Alive Postmortem Review– Metal Gear Slop

Dead in the Water Amidst the legendary blowouts of its contemporaries Anthem and Fallout 76, it is the relatively under-the-radar Left Alive that has been given the bomb beneath the…

September 9, 2019, 486
Three new character roles added in Red Dead Online update displayed standing alongside each other

Red Dead Online Update Announced for September 10

The ever-bustling Red Dead Online has had its ups and downs in recent months, but a new update bearing zero microtransactions will be in the hands of players on September…

September 3, 2019, 306
Gameplay image of Wreckfest, portraying multiple cars crashing into each other with scraps flying

Wreckfest Receives Huge Free Update for PC

Accompanying the release of Wreckfest‘s feverishly anticipated PS4 and Xbox One ports, a major free update for the PC version has been unveiled, with new tracks and vehicles that will…

August 28, 2019, 374
Promo image for Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Classic 2D Events Coming to Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

After a three year breather (which now seems to be the common pace for the Olympic Games series), Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will unite polarized…

August 20, 2019, 322
Anodyne 2 open world gameplay, shows driving mechanics

Anodyne 2: Return to Dust Review — Dust Devil

Anodyne 2 is a Kaleidoscope of Retro Flair Despite being the homespun passion project of a mere two developers, Anodyne 2: Return to Dust carries the air of an epic.…

August 9, 2019, 749
Gamescom Opening Night Live logo

Over 15 Game Publishers Premiering New Content at Gamescom

Amidst the heaps of trouble E3 might be in, we can at least seek solace in the upcoming Gamescom 2019, headed to Cologne, Germany from August 20th-24th and streamed worldwide.…

August 7, 2019, 331

Throwback Review