BATTLECREW Space Pirates: Free-To-Not-Play

The concept of a free to play game is nothing new, you pay nothing to get through the door but are instead presented with an experience rife with adverts or one with the pacing slowed which can be remedied through micro transactions, sometimes both. 2290

UFO – Unfortunately Fortunate Organisms

Unfortunately Fortunate Orginisms was a surprisingly difficult game despite the slightly cheaty tactics I found.  For a game that, on the surface, is very simple in its mechanics it was annoyingly difficult at times.  I can recall even now the howls of anguish as my UFO got destroyed with a

Unformed: Formless not Harmless

Unformed is an upcoming 2D, Metroidvania style platformer by Blackfire games. Blackfire is led by a core team of experienced developers with a wealth of experience in AAA game development. Inspired by a mix of Lovecraftian and Chinese lore, the game takes place in ancient China. Gameplay is inspired by

Buck: An Underdog Story

Buck, a game by 3-man team Wave Interactive is a 2D, side-scrolling, action adventure inspired by 90s Saturday morning cartoons. Buck takes place in a Mad Max style post-apocalyptic wasteland, complete with roving gangs of outlaws, desperate bands of survivors, and desolate shells of what used to be civilization. The

The Works of Mercy: Murder Is An Empty Vessel

The Works of Mercy is an upcoming psychological thriller/horror game developed by Polish-based developer Pentacle. The game was originally funded in March 2016 with a release date of August 2016, which as the developers would have soon come to realise was too short of a development time, especially for the

Dream Hills: Bully For You

Dream Hills is a game that reminds me how difficult it is for game developers and designers to start in a cut-throat, dog eat dog industry such as games development. Qualifications don’t guarantee work, especially when the industry always expects experience and at the very least a full portfolio to

Chasm – First Impressions

The best part about Chasm is it is not afraid to show its influences. Games of a similar nature have been hailed and released to great critical acclaim in recent years, as the genre received a surge in popularity. Instant classics such as Rogue Legacy and Cave Story have sated