Reviews Archive

  • Pulse_1

    Review: Pulse

    Pixel Pi’s Pulse, Kickstarted all the way back in 2013, is an innovative adventure game that tells the story of a girl by the name of Eva. Eva is blind. But even though she lost her sight at a young age, she has mastered the […]

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  • GameArt

    Book Review: Game Art

    Video games are art. Period. End of story. Game Art, curated by Matt Sainsbury and published by No Starch Press, does not try to argue against those cranky naysayers who somehow are still convinced that video games are not art, it just accepts it as […]

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    Review: Rebel Galaxy

    I often look back on my early PC gaming years and think about a little known (these days at least) sci-fi role-playing adventure game that could be described in some ways as a precursor to one of the largest modern space franchises, Mass Effect. My […]

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    Book Review: Assassin’s Creed: The Complete Visual History

    Of the more than 30 art books currently in my personal library, Assassin’s Creed: The Complete Visual History may just be the most comprehensive and substantial of them all. It’s certainly among the largest in physical dimensions. While the massive God of War: Ascension tome […]

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  • BallsofGlory_Pinball

    Review: Balls of Glory Pinball

    It seems today, that all you see is violence and sex in video games. But where are those good old-fashioned values, on which we used to rely? Lucky there’s a Zen Studios. Lucky there’s a dev team that positively can do unique and interesting licensed pinball […]

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    Review: Destiny: The Taken King

    I won’t say the original Destiny was bad by any means, but I, like a lot of players, got suckered by the hype and promise of the early alpha build that Bungie released over the summer last year. The gunplay felt great and the world seemed […]

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  • Abomination

    Book Review: Abomination

    A morbidly refreshing hybrid of historical fantasy and gruesome monster-story horror with touches of Lovecraftian influence, Abomination is the triumphant debut novel by Gary Whitta, who you may know as a former video game journalist, for his involvement with Telltale Games in helping craft the […]

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  • SpookyBonus_1

    Review: Spooky Bonus

    Bringing the sort of mass produced puzzle gameplay found in droves on casual game portals and mobile app stores to the Steam marketplace, Spooky Bonus arrives just in time for All Hallows’ Eve to give gamers a match-3 high that, like a pumpkin pail full […]

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    Comic Review: Norman Volumes 1 & 2

    His name is Norman, he’s eight years old, and he’s the eponymous psychopathic killer starring in an ongoing graphic novel series authored and illustrated by Stan Silas and published by Titan Comics. Like the twisted offspring of Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Michael Myers, and Chucky–he’s […]

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    Toy Review: Warpo Legends of Cthulhu Action Figures

    Harking back to the golden age of 1970s and 80s toy making, Warpo has launched the Kickstarter-funded Legends of Cthulhu, an action figure line inspired by the iconic horror fiction of H. P. Lovecraft. Gloriously retro in both design, packaging, and even advertising (as evidenced […]

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