[Game Review] Tangledeep

Tangledeep is a 16-bit roguelike dungeon-crawler with role-playing game (RPG) elements. It stars a female protagonist exploring the mysteries of the realm called Tangledeep, leading upward to a surface never before seen. Story + Art Tangledeep is no ordinary roguelike — bringing you visuals much like an SNES RPG, it features pixel art and ever […]

[Game Review] Crap! I’m Broke: Out of Pocket

Crap! I’m Broke: Out of Pocket is a multi-awarded life management simulation game released in 2016 by Arcane Circus. It won 3rd Place for “Big Indie Pitch” in Apps World London (2015), 4th Place for “Very Big Indie Pitch” in Pocket Gamer Connects London (2016), and 1st Place for “Best Mobile Game” in AMG Award […]

[Game Review] Monolith

Monolith is a top-down roguelike shooter game released in 2017 by Team D-13. Story + Gameplay Monolith is a dungeon crawler shooter game promising you different levels each play-through. You explore an abandoned site in search for more power, fighting big bosses along the way. Each level/stage is very well crafted as well as the […]

[Game Review] Finding Paradise

Finding Paradise is a story-driven adventure game released in December 2017, and is also the long awaited sequel to the game, “To The Moon“. <A/N>: It makes me a little emotional reviewing Finding Paradise — not only because Freebird Games always executes their storytelling beautifully, but because To The Moon began this very blog. If […]

[Game Review] Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis

Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis is a game released in 1992 by LucasArts. It is a point-and-click adventure game in pixel art that also allows you to influence the game’s story. Story The game starts with Indiana Jones (Indy) in pursuit of a statue at the request of a Dr. “Smith”. We see […]

[Game Review] Light Apprentice

The Light Apprentice is a turn-based action and adventure game / digital comic book that allows the player to manipulate what happens next. Much like Undertale, you can choose to fight or spare your enemies which ultimately affect the game’s main storyline. Story + Gameplay The plot takes on an “Avatar: The Last Airbender”-esque story, […]

[Game Review] Day of the Tentacle Remastered

The 1993 game ‘Day of the Tentacle’ released by LucasArts came back in its remastered form in 2016. Its sleek version became available to other consoles such as the PS Vita, the PS4, and even on the Apple Store. Some people may be surprised to know that Day of the Tentacle (DOTT) is actually a […]

[Game Review] Doki Doki Literature Club!

The Doki Doki Literature Club! is an interactive visual novel that allows you to date cute girls from a school’s small literature club that your character reluctantly joins. Rather than just the usual picking of choices, the game allows you to create poems based on keywords which in the end will lead you toward the […]

[Game Review] The Journey Down Trilogy

The Journey Down is an adventure, point-and-click puzzle game “with an Afro-Caribbean twist” by Swedish indie developer SkyGoblin. Story Mischievous gas station owners Bwana and Kito always figure out a way to get their run-down business up and running. While doing their usual routine, they run into Lina, a scholar, looking for a lost journal […]

[Game Review] We Were Here

We Were Here is an adventure, horror, puzzle. and escape game released in February 2017 by Total Mayhem Games, The gameplay works just like an actual escape room but with a buddy. This game can only be played in co-op where you can either play with a friend or find rooms within the game to play with other strangers also looking for partners…

[Game Review] Confess My Love

Confess My Love is a free-to-play Chinese mini-game released by LR Studio in May 2017. You play as Willie as you help him decide whether or not he will confess his love to Liza, the girl of his dreams. This kind of premise can pan out in a whole lot of ways. (cont)

[Game Review] Linelight

Known as the minimalist puzzle game, Linelight (developed and published by My Dog Zorro) is also multi-awarded and highly rated, doing very well on its first year. Gameplay / Controls Linelight is literally a line of light (which you control) traversing through a massive space through different worlds. Each stage brings you a new puzzle, […]

[Game Review] Orwell

Orwell is an indie simulation game by Osmotic Studios. You play as an investigator looking for the mastermind behind the error attacks happening in the game’s nation. You go through the digital lives of suspicious citizens, simultaneously looking through and hacking their private messages via instant message, text, emails, and even calls. With the information […]

[Game Review] Gemini Rue

Gemini Rue is a pixel art cyberpunk / film noir adventure game by Wadjet Eye Games. Discover a world where life is cheap, identities are bought & sold, & a quest for redemption can change the fate of a whole galaxy. You play Azriel Odin, a retired assassin now working as a cop. You find […]

[Game Review] The Dream Machine

The award-winning point and click adventure game, The Dream Machine, releases its final chapter on Steam today! To celebrate finishing a game in development for 8 years, they discounted the games on Steam and you can save up to 60% in buying the bundle, which gives you the entire series. Story The Dream Machine is inspired […]

[Game Review] Herald: An Interactive Period Drama

One of the best kinds of stories, at least in my opinion, are those based on history. There’s less to really critique on the plot because it’s all compared to things that actually happened. What matters then when people try their hand at telling these stories, or telling historical fiction, is the execution and attention […]

[Game Review] Age of Rivals

Ever played medieval real-time strategy games like Age of Mythology / Age of Empires? Or maybe similar games like Red Alert? Presented by Roboto Games, Age of Rivals brings you that same concept — in collectible card game format. You know those games where you spend 10 hours building up a huge civilization with a carefully […]

[Game Review] Tadpole Treble

From the creators of the Smash Bros webcomic “Brawl in the Family”, BitFinity Games brings in Tadpole Treble: a cute, musical rhythm adventure game. Tadpole Treble is a music adventure ryhthm game in the tradition of Donkey Konga, Vib Ribbon, PaRappa The Rapper and Patapon. You play as a young tadpole named Baton as she […]

[Game Review] Final Fantasy XV

I have officially finished my schooling and am waiting for my commencement exercises then I will officially be unemployed! I will be kicking off the new year with a game I have been following for the longest time: Final Fantasy XV! If you haven’t been following this game’s development and you’re not really quite sure […]

[Game Review] Life Is Strange™

I’ve been hearing so much hype for Life Is Strange since last year and after finding out Square Enix (aka the developers/publishers of Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts) published the game, my expectations almost skyrocketed and I was very interested to try it. Story Life Is Strange follows the main character, Max Caulfield, in her journey as […]

[Game Review] Papers, Please

Papers, Please has 20 endings max, and similar to a visual novel type of game, your choices affect certain outcomes. The entire game is played in 31 days, and the “calendar” serves as your loading screen; it auto-saves every end of the day.

[Game Review] Jesus Christ RPG Trilogy

The Jesus Christ RPG Trilogy was released by WholeTone Games back in November 2013. If you know about Jesus’s story and are a fan of satire and bad jokes, this might just be the game for you. Just in time for Holy Week, I came across this game on Steam that was uploaded just a couple […]

[Game Review] Notice Me Senpai!

[UPDATE] This game is now discontinued. Notice Me Senpai is a casual game released in December 2015 by Skillshot Labs (formerly known as Transcosmos Philippines, Inc.). I’m so happy to review a Filipino game! (I literally did not know about it being Filipino-based until the day after I wrote this review.) Ever played Neko Atsume? Notice […]

[Game Review] Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Valiant Hearts: The Great War is a puzzle-adventure game published by Ubisoft and was released back in 2014. It is inspired by memorabilia and letters collected from World War I. Story + Gameplay The story revolves around 5 main characters (except the person on the logo positioned on the far right). I can’t say too much […]

[Game Review] The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

What’s a game where all you have to do is cry to save yourself from your opponents? The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth was developed by Nicalis, Inc., Edmund McMillen, and Tyrone Rodriguez. It is a remake of the original The Binding of Isaac. Backstory The story is about how Isaac’s mother listens to a voice who […]

[Game Review] Missing Translation

Missing Translation is an indie game developed by Spanish-based Alpixel Games for all ages. You play as either a man or a woman going through insomnia, and after deciding to take a late night walk, you find yourself transported into an alien world with strange creatures that seem to take an interest in you. Oh, and […]

[Game Review] Brawlhalla

< EARLY ACCESS! > *Note: Early Access means the game is currently in development and is not yet fully released. The developers are still adding new features based on the feedback of the players. Brawlhalla is a 2D fighter game for the PC (soon to be on Playstation!); it’s free for play in Steam, and […]

[Game Review] Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a puzzle game showcasing optical illusions for smartphones. You play as the silent princess Ida, twisting reality, and exploring the secrets of these mazes and monuments they call “sacred geometry”. Art / Graphics Each chapter presents a different scenescape with its own corresponding color scheme and maze. These are inspired by different types […]

[Game Review] Undertale

Undertale is an RPG game developed by Toby Fox in 2015. In a world where humans and monsters exist, you, human, wake up in the ruins. Undertale is the general RPG where you can fight or flee from monsters you come across, making friends that help you along the way, even encountering different probable love […]

[Game Review] X-Note

NOTE: Zeiva released X-Note 2.0 where about 12 aspects of the game were changed/removed/added including some of the things I mentioned in my review. I’ll release an updated version after acquiring the updated game. X-Note is a visual novel/dating sim PC game by Zeiva Inc. If any of you follow traditional/digital art or even dating […]

[Game Review] To The Moon

To the Moon is an adventure/RPG starring Dr. Eva Rosalene, a senior memory traversal agent, and Dr. Neil Watts, a technician specialist, from Sigmund Corp. The type of service that Sigmund Corp. offers is quite unique as opposed to the services we are all used to. They offer to fulfill your wishes. Utilizing advanced technology, they […]