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2015-03-11_00019

Stay Alight Review – A Light in the Dark

Russian developer Wyse Games‘ strategic trajectory-based game Stay Alight is a charming little puzzle game at first glance, but upon closer inspection,...

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Pixel Heroes: Byte & Magic Review – I Love it When a Plan Comes Together

Some games are difficult because they challenge your reflexes. Others present challenges akin to a game of chess, asking players to plan their moves carefully and...

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Astray Review: A Night at the Museum Gone Horribly Wrong, in a Good Way

“Nooooope. Nope. Nope nope nope.” I peered around the hallway in a Demonology exhibit, in a maze that I was having trouble navigating, clicking my flashlight...

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Pizzarian Review – The Highs and Lows of Galactic Pizza Delivery

Pizza delivery isn’t the coolest job in the world, but delivering pizza to the four moons orbiting Jupiter is a little cooler. Fighting off the battle cruisers of...

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Review: Into Blue Valley – Guided Adventure into Something Strange and Beautiful

Warning: This game contains flashing lights and “tracking” (videocassette tapes used to do this – the picture moves up or down, sometimes clipping...

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Biblioteca Review – This Dull House

There have been many really great narrative/puzzle-based horror games made with RPG Maker. Yume Nikki, Ib, and The Witch’s House have all surprised players with...

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Super Pixalo Review – Rage-tastic Platforming

Super Pixalo is a precision platformer developed by Phil Royer. The introduction to this game is something I’ve thought about for a while, but the best way to...

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LISA Review – Endless Sacrifice

I gave up my left arm to keep a party member alive, permanently losing the ability to use half of my attacks. That same party member, along with three others, ended up...

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Insanity’s Blade Review – Non-Stop Carnage in a Flawed World

UPDATE: The developer has reached out to me, informing me that you can find the save feature by pausing on the Map screen. They have also told me that a fix is imminent...

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The Old City: Leviathan Review – Exploration and Introspection

The Old City: Leviathan is a game of exploration – not just of place, but of thought. Its sombre halls and subtle musical score create the perfect atmosphere for...