Category Archives: Reviews

To The Moon Review: Memories Of The Way We Were

Last week, we talked a little about Brothers and games very like it.  These titles are often experiences more than they are games.  You get into them and you direct a protagonist, but you don’t do much actual video gaming:  there’s no one to kill, there’s no score to beat and – most tellingly, often,…
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Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons Review: You Put Your Left Stick In

Gaming is largely made up of two big landmasses. On the one hand, we have games that are truly games – with systems and high scores and scores of people to kill. On the other, there are experiences.  The industry hasn’t been kind to these, calling them walking simulators and then writing them off, but…
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Simon the Sorcerer Review: When Greywolfe Met Pixels

So, I'm going to confess to something right away: I was intensely worried about replaying this game, twenty years along. I was worried about it because I'd played a bit [and got stuck] a couple of years ago.  And I remembered the conversation with the Billy Goats Gruff. Essentially, it turns the fable into a…
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Witcher 3: Blood and Wine – Goodbye is Spectacular: A Review From Scroo

Wow guys, I've been chomping at the bit to play Blood and Wine for a long time now and my goodness was it ever worth the wait. CDPRed has put a story together set in a large and beautiful world that gives us fans a pretty solid 30 hours of game play; and they call…
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Spellweaver Review: It’s Magic, Jim, But Not As We Know It

Links open in new pages Magic:  The Gathering is a great game with a troubling digital history.  In one sense, it's really sad, because Hearthstone is immeasurably polished - a thing that Blizzard is absurdly good at.  And where Blizzard have gone, others have attempted to follow, because surely, if they can make it work…
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