Reviews

I love JRPGs, but they're always so heavy, you know? So melodramatic. That's part of their appeal, I suppose, and yet there are times when I'm in the mood for something a bit more upbeat. Something like Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs....

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Whereas online multiplayer features were originally tacked onto single player action as an afterthought or bonus, games these days focus on multiplayer. In some, it's the only option. And to communicate with with your team or chastise your opponents, you'll need a gaming headset like the Thrustmaster Y-300CPX....

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Mr. Shifty

Review: Mr. Shifty for Mac

May 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

You would think a super secret agent entrusted with saving the world would get some nifty weapons and armor, but you would be wrong. So very wrong. Your primary weapon is your fist and your trench coat is your only armor, but you're "blessed" with a very nifty skill: the ability to shift....

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While you tootle about in your zero-G flying, jumping, shooting, life supporting little bug mech, you get to engage in all kinds of wonderful mayhem in Rive from Two Tribes. There is a lot of running and shooting (always a good start…) and dodging of things which want to kill you. You can even squish...

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total war warhammer

Review: Total War: Warhammer for Mac

May 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Total War has built a name for itself as a historical real-time battlefield game with strategic elements. The Napoleonic Wars, ancient Rome, Shogunate Japan, the conquest of Attila...but still, one question remained—what if orcs were hit by fireballs? Thankfully, Total War: Warhammer has arrived to answer that question....

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prey

Review: Prey for Mac

May 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

The good news with Prey is that pretty much everything that's wrong with it is wrong within the first five minutes. This is important to point out because there's plenty wrong with those five minutes: the writing, the acting, the beating of racists with a wrench. But when this game finally kicks into gear...woo boy,...

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Beat Copy

Review: Beat Cop for Mac

April 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Welcome back to the '80s. You used to be a big shot detective, but you were involved in some bad things, so now you have been busted as low as you can be: a beat cop. Now you get to walk the streets, hand out parking tickets, catch some petty thieves, and maybe make enough...

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In Red Barton, you are the hero trying to keep the evil ruler from doing bad stuff. There is a boss to fight at the end of each level, so you get the satisfaction of flying through all kinds of angry enemies and killing the big bad guy. Nothing original, but it's a formula that...

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Link Twin

Review: Link Twin for iOS

March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Link Twin from Carbon Incubator combines a maze with spatial problem solving, then wraps it all up with cute graphics and an ethereal soundtrack. Tom and Lily are twins with an unbreakable connection—whenever one of them moves, so does the other, and you need to get both of them safely home....

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bear with me

Review: Bear With Me for Mac

March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

In Bear With Me - Episode 2 you finally get to Paper City, hit the streets, and start digging into what’s going on. The further you go, the more tangled the mess becomes. As in Ep. 1, the Red Man does make an appearance, and in an interesting twist you will have to play the...

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