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Review | Back to Bed

Review | Back to Bed

Aug 16, 2014

A major trend that has come to light in recent years is the process of updating flash games into fully fleshed out games for paid releases. We’ve seen it work with the likes of Super Meat Boy, and now the experimental puzzle game Back to Bed has gotten the retail treatment. But was this game worth the update or should it have stayed on the Internet? Back...

Aperture Tag Review

Aperture Tag Review

Aug 1, 2014

Once upon a time, Portal 2 was being developed as a game without portals. We all know how that worked out, but I’ve always been intrigued with that idea. The entirely new category of first person puzzler requires more than just portals after all, it needs some variety. The makers of Aperture Tag share my sentiments, and have lovingly crafted a Portal 2...

Space Farmers Review

Space Farmers Review

Jul 25, 2014

First, to get this out of the way, there is no actual farming in Space Farmers. There are pigs and cows lurking around, and farmer characters to select, but you will not be collecting the harvest. Put away your thoughts of hovering tractors flying through fields of off-color fruits and vegetables. Instead of the zero gravity crop simulator you might expect from...

The Fall Review

The Fall Review

Jul 14, 2014

Puzzle platformers are classic. From titles like Out of This World to the Space Quest series, games in the genre have always found a way to be light-hearted yet engrossing no matter what generation it comes from. While they’ve always dabbled in different styles and tones, the sense of heart behind the project always shines through and the story,...

Munin Review

Munin Review

Jun 19, 2014

Munin, the new Norse themed platform flipping puzzler from Portuguese developer Gojira, reminds me a bit of a restaurant one might visit at a theme park. Its graphical style is immediately striking, but this serves as little but window dressing, and the meat of the experience is a standard mix of puzzle and platform elements that have been combined here in a...