27 Sep 2017

“Aporia: Beyond the Valley” (PC Review)

TITLE: Aporia: Beyond the Valley DEVELOPER: Investigate North PUBLISHER: Green Man Gaming GENRE: Adventure PLATFORM: PC (via Steam) PRICE: $16.99 USD RELEASE DATE: July 19, 2017 I first encountered Aporia: Beyond the Valley in 2015 as a free-to-play alpha demo. At the time, I was looking for some fun adventure and puzzle games,

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21 Sep 2017

“XING: The Land Beyond” (PC Review)

TITLE: XING: The Land Beyond DEVELOPER: White Lotus Interactive PUBLISHER: White Lotus Interactive GENRE: Adventure PLATFORM: PC (Steam); Also on PS4 RELEASE DATE: September 21, 2017 XING: The Land Beyond is a first-person, VR-compatible adventure game from White Lotus Interactive available for the PC and PlayStation 4. It’s a non-combat, exploration-focused game

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21 Oct 2016

“Toy Odyssey” Delivers Delicious Metroidvania Adventures!

Toy Odyssey is a “Metroidvania” style action-platforming adventure game that released on September 20, 2016. Developed and published by Hikergames as their debut title, this one might appear colorful and cutesy at first glance, but it’s actually a very serious, dark, and at times grim adventure title that has a lot

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28 Sep 2016

“Virginia” Weaves an Interesting Tale…If You’re Open-Minded

VITALS: TITLE: “Virginia” DEVELOPER: Variable State PUBLISHER: 505 Games RELEASE DATE: September 22, 2016 PLATFORM: PC (also on PS4/XB1) GENRE: Casual Adventure PRICE: $9.99 USD (Check out “Virginia’s” Steam store page!) When I first started receiving information about Virginia, I wasn’t sure what to expect. The developers had released a demo of

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23 Sep 2016

“Pankapu” Brings Dreams to Life w/ Beautiful Visuals!

Pankapu is a new action-adventure platformer (quite the mouthful!) from Too Kind Studios that released on September 21, 2016. The name is indeed strange, but that strangeness is very befitting of the dream world in which the game takes place. Omnia, the world of dreams, is the setting for this wonderful

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19 Sep 2016

Escaping the Inquisition in “Yesterday Origins”

Pendulo Studios might ring a bell to some of you who are into adventure games – they have a pretty large portfolio and over twenty years of experience. Their latest offering, Yesterday Origins, is set to release on the PlayStation 4, XBOX One, and PC on October 13. I was given

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07 Jun 2016

Syberia 3 Is Being Made 10 Years After 2

Syberia 3 is actually being made after ten years. These were among the few Point & Click adventure games that I took a liking to. Syberia 1 and 2 are devoid of monsters and fighting, but surprisingly rich with complex characters, intriguing puzzles and deep story plots. It’s a high-caliber

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31 May 2016

“The Final Station” Will Bring Pixelated Survival!

This summer, tinyBuild (known for SpeedRunners and Lovely Planet) is set to publish a new pixelated survival adventure called The Final Station. Somehow, I was selected (without applying) to participate in a beta of this upcoming title and was encouraged to write about and create media related to the experience. So far, my impressions are

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16 Mar 2016

“The Solus Project” — Survival on a Lost Alien World

“The Solus Project” is an Early Access game that was first made available on February 18, 2016. It comes to us from Grip Games and Teotl Studios and is the successor to 2010’s “The Ball.” A copy of the game was provided for review purposes, but the game can be

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14 Feb 2016

Rodina: Is it already time to say goodbye to No Man’s Sky?

Rodina is a little known miracle. An unadvertised shard of potent dilithium crystal buried and hidden in a sea of inferior types of fuel. A project aiming to bring Daggerfall to space, helmed by one person. If you know what Daggerfall is, good. If you don’t know what Daggerfall is,

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