Shovel Knight: King of Cards Preview

Losing the only thing you know is devastating and can upset your world, making you question the place you held. This is the premise in the next add-on for Yacht Club Games’ Shovel Knight. You play as King Knight, the…

Place & Purpose: Celeste

Welcome to Place and Purpose. I plan to dive into the environments of certain games and the emotion that they evoke from the player. This is something I have wanted to do for some time, and I’m happy that it…

Preview: Light Fall’s Summoning & Platforming

A new and tricky platformer from Bishop Games.

Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King Review

A Zelda-like adventure for the whole family to enjoy

Possum Springs, USA

Let’s take a trip to Possum Springs.

In Ghosts of Miami, Latino Characters Take Center Stage

Even though it was not my own generation, the pop-culture and colors of the 1980s have always fascinated me. It was those bright blues, hot pinks, and the backdrop of a 1986 Miami that first grabbed my attention when I…

Hob Review

In the early scenes, a terrible misfortune falls on a nameless, silent humanoid adventurer. In an attempt to open a pathway, he is poisoned after touching a semi-organic and very hostile blight. His silent and stoic golem companion rushes to…

Another Lost Phone: Laura’s Story – Review

Early in January 2017, developer Accidental Queens released A Normal Lost Phone. It was a game that placed players in the position of finding someone’s lost smart phone and immersed them by emulating the interface of that same phone, complete with…

Tacoma Review

You’re flying. Floating above the ground, turning, spinning, and moving across the room. You lose control, find yourself upside down and begin to laugh. It’s silly. Absurd, honestly. Yet, it’s blissful and wonderful all the same. You are flying. Well,…

Perception Review

  Two hours into my playthrough of Perception, a first-person horror game where you embody a young blind woman who uses echolocation to see the world around her, I discovered the story of a character by the name of Betty. Betty…

Emily is Away Too Review

“Emily, who is Emily? My mother would say she’s everyone. Every girl, every boy, every person that anyone has ever loved” This beautiful and insightful quote opens Emily is Away Too. This is the first thing you see and this is…

PAX East Follow Ups: Flint Hook, Sundered, & Chasm

Alex makes the rounds on three of his most anticipated indie games coming this year.