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7th Sector Review

7th Sector Review –…

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“This city is an empty glass. Words do nothing. No one sleeps.”   Y’know what puzzle games need? Visible spectacle! Forget fancy gimmicks and sharp writing, shove it all…
Gameplay still from The Pedestrian showing a platforming sequence taking place along the railway

The Pedestrian Review –…

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There’s something unanimously humbling about exiting the New York City underground subways, where subterranean confines with claustrophobic depths give way to another world entirely. Skies with no end reign…

Lightmatter Review — You…

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To the same degree that light spreads out from the aperture it shines through, the creative energy seething from Valve’s The Orange Box permeated all levels of game development.…

The Sojourn Review –…

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Well, I’m sure we’ve done this rodeo… many, many times.   From Portal to Pneuma, Qube to Quantum Conundrum, Braid to The Bridge, blah blah blah, we have another one after so long. The ol’ narrative puzzle-platformer dance…
In-game landscape shot of Supraland

Supraland 2 Announced on…

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After gaining a substantial amount of traction in only a few months, the action puzzle-platformer with a Metroidvania flair Supraland is on its way to getting a sequel. Carrying…

EGX Rezzed 2019 Preview:…

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Rapid-fire, scraped knees, cicadas chirping.   Jack provides nothing but a drawn image for the first minute of its demo: A cicada perched on a leaf. Suddenly the sound kicks…

PAX East 2019: Wunderling

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An auto-runner? In 2019? I’m starting to think this mechanic is more common than I realized. Anyway, ever played a Super Mario Bros. game before? Retroid’s Wunderling is a parody of…

Treasure Stack Review –…

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Xbox users are getting the bad end of the stick again.   Look at the PS4! They get Tetris Effect, which is supposedly the greatest thing since sliced bread, and with…

HackyZack Review — A…

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There’s something to be said for the unassuming charm of a slightly obtuse puzzle platformer, where traversal can be slowed to a crawl and each and every move takes…
Pikuniku Title Screen

Pikuniku Review – Damn

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I’ve played a lot of weird games in my day, including random Japanese anime games and several children’s educational games. Pikuniku is a whole other breed of bizarre. I…

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