Transistor: Freezing Time in the Virtual City of Cloudbank

Having finally played the critically acclaimed Bastion, I decided it was finally time to check out another one of Supergiant’s games, Transistor.  The game takes place in a futuristic cyber city known as Cloudbank and follows the story of Red, a famous singer whose voice has been stolen.  She quickly teams up with the Transistor,…

Miitopia is Way Better Than It Has Any Right to Be

When I initially saw a partial playthrough of the original 3DS release of Miitopia on YouTube, my expectations were low.  You see, I’ve never been a big fan of Mii’s.  For me, these simple, customizable characters were just not very appealing, and so I expected Miitopia to be a shallow and dull experience.  I was…

Silt is a Delightfully Unsettling Experience

I’m always on the hunt for horror games that aren’t filled with gore and ghouls.  One such game is Silt, where you play as a mysterious scuba diver with the power to possess other creatures.  The game is more eerie than outright scary, making for an experience that is both unsettling and relaxing.

Bringing Peace to Miitopia Once and For All

I’ve finally done it, dear readers!  I have finally completed my grand adventure in Miitopia, at long last!  The Darker Lord has been defeated, and I’ve thoroughly explored the generous post-game as thoroughly as I care to.  I’ll be writing a full review eventually, but for now, this post shall offer a recap of the…

Spooptober: Madame Clairvoya

One of the best games to really embrace the spoopy theme is Luigi’s Mansion, that fun little romp where Luigi must capture ghosts by sucking them up in a vacuum.  While the game features all sorts of silly, smiling ghouls, that doesn’t change the fact that these ghosts are still eager to give poor Luigi…

Spooptober: The Amalgamates

Undertale is an odd mixture of quirky humor and downright dark and unsettling moments.  Easily the creepiest location in the game is the True Lab, where the topic of today’s post resides.  But first, I must warn you that spoilers for the True Pacifist Route are beyond this point.

Spooptober: Linda the Lungfish

Horror doesn’t always need to be about ghosts and ghouls.  Probably one of the scariest places outside of crypts and cemeteries is any large and murky body of water whose depths could hide absolutely anything.  One such location would undoubtedly be Lake Oblongata from Psychonauts, artificially created when the town of Shaky Claim was flooded…

Spooptober: Dampe the Gravekeeper

Dampe the gravekeeper appears in multiple games in The Legend of Zelda series, but for the sake of simplicity, we’ll be focusing on his appearances in the Nintendo 64 titles, Ocarina of Time and Majora’s Mask. Dampe is an old man with a hunched back and a crooked face who can usually be found lurching…

Figment 2: Creed Valley: Demo Review

Figment 2: Creed Valley is an upcoming adventure game that takes place in the human mind.  It is scheduled for release on October 15, 2022, but if you’re not inclined to wait, there is a demo on the Switch that grants players access to the game’s first level (though I saw videos online that showed…

Cogen: Sword of Rewind: Demo Review

Cogen: Sword of Rewind is a 2D action game where you have the ability to rewind time by up to 3 seconds using the Ouroboros System, a feature of Kohaku’s talking sword, ExeBreaker.  In a way, the game gave me some old-school Mega Man vibes, with the high difficulty, side-scrolling gameplay, and the buttload of…