PC Archive

  • Review: One Line Coloring

    I think it’s safe to assume that most people are familiar with connect the dots. It’s a classic pen and paper game in which a scattered array of numbered dots must be connected by drawing a line from one dot to the next in the […]

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  • Kill It With Fire Impressions

    Eek!!! It’s a spider! Kill it kill it kill it! I’m not ashamed to admit that I’ve shrieked such things in horror upon being startled by the sudden and unprovoked appearance of an eight-legged monster. Of course my shouts are always laced with a choice […]

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  • Review: Mages of Mystralia

    In the blur of game demos while attending PAX South a couple years ago, I vaguely recall playing the demo for Mages of Mystralia and enjoying the combat encounters and the concept of being able to create spell variations. Two years feels like forever ago, and […]

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  • Review: Donut County

    Donut County is what happens when ridiculously cute animals are brought together with a unique gameplay mechanic that allows players, as BK the raccoon using an in-game app, to control a hole in the ground that grows as things fall into it. Think of it […]

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  • Book Review: The Art of Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom

    The Art of Ni no Kuni II is an art book in its purest form. Its 152 pages are filled with nothing but glorious sketches and paintings. You won’t find an introduction, a single caption, or even a hint of developer commentary. Here, the art […]

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  • Review: Manual Samuel

    Manual Samuel. The name of the game tells you everything you need to know right in the title.    Nothing Samuel does happens without the player putting in the manual effort to press a series of buttons. Sure, all game characters are basically digital mannequins […]

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  • Review: The Low Road

    Noomi Kovacs is a young spy who wants nothing more than to be assigned to real field work, to make a difference as a secret agent. The beginning of The Low Road, a 1970s corporate espionage graphic adventure, finds Noomi meeting Barney “Turn” Turner, who […]

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  • Gear Review: Logitech G613 Lightspeed Wireless Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

    Untethered freedom is a beautiful thing when you are able to attain it, but in PC gaming wireless technology hasn’t quite reached the point of ubiquity in terms of matching wired performance keystroke for keystroke, mouse movement for mouse movement. Logitech’s Lightspeed technology is flipping […]

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  • Review: Tangrams Deluxe

    When I was growing up, I used to keep busy during road trips, and other times when a child’s idle hands need to be engaged, with a little puzzle box called Magic Block. It was this flat, black clamshell case containing eight blocks–each a different […]

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  • Review: Doughlings: Arcade

    Somewhere in another dimension, a race of culture appropriating doughballs with arms and bulbous, expressive eyeballs has become infected by poison gas after the crash landing of a meteor on their home planet. The lives of these infected beings, the titular Doughlings, are now left […]

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