Shantae and the Seven Sirens is a welcome return to the series’ metroidvania roots, and as charming, funny, and beautiful as ever.
Browsing: Game Reviews
51 Worldwide Games brings together an impressive variety of pre-digital games from around the globe, and drops a few lessons about their history.
I should admit a couple of things up front: I’ve never seen a single Predator…
Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition is a masterclass in using every aspect of a game to build a stunning, believable world.
Lonely Mountains: Downhill manages to be both incredibly chill and exhilarating, both relaxing and tense—not just in equal measure, but at the same time.
Trials of Mana is a rose-tinted memory brought to life—a perfect balance between staying true to the original and updating what hasn’t aged well.
Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r] shows how depth, coupled with a good learning curve, can be the perfect way to make fighting games “beginner-friendly”.
‘Hero must die. again’ turns the RPG formula on its head to explore terminal illness, but its held back by poor storytelling and limited scope.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons puts an emphasis on taking things slow and remembering to just enjoy the moment. That’s something we could all use right now.
A Fold Apart is a beautiful blend of narrative and game design, using paper-folding puzzles to explore the challenges of long-distance relationships.