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Review: Killzone Shadow Fall

not pictured: combat “Clean this up. No traces. Do what you do best” Sinclair says. From playing the first half hour of the game, you know he’s your father figure. He’s not asking you to wash the dishes, though,...

 
 
 

BRIEFS: Lieve Oma

BREIFS is a series of blog posts where I highlight a short game and explain my thoughts on it without spoiling it too much.  LIEVE OMA is a videogame developed by Florian Veltman for the PC, Mac and Linux, released April 2016. Fo...

 
 
 

BRIEFS: Blueberry Garden

BREIFS is a series of blog posts where I highlight a short game and explain my thoughts on it without spoiling too much. BLUEBERRY GARDEN is a videogame developed by Erik Svedang for the PC, Mac and Linux. I try to doodle every n...

 
 
 

Some useful browser extensions

Hi! If you’re anything like me, well, I’m sorry. That said, I spend a lot of time browsing the internet, and a lot of websites are horrible. Browser extensions are little add-ons that can make them less horrible. Here are s...

 
 
 

Firewatch is - a breath of fresh air

Note: If you'd like a rather creepy video version of this verbose review, check this out:  Firewatch is a videogame developed by Campo Santo for the PC and PS4, released February 2016. Sometimes youâ...

 
 
 

Life Is Strange Review

Life is weird. Life is so not fair. Life Is Strange is a story-driven adventure game that puts you in the shoes of shy and nosy teenager Max Caulfield. She has just returned to her home town to study photography at Blackwell Academy, a re...

 
 
 
 
 

Hnarli Die Jest - IPSO WON [VVGR]

TRIGGER WARINING: BIG DUMB THINGS   BOOK ONE: TAILPALE  I was laying in bed and I pondered,my Steam library staring at me and a bookcase of paper emptyand all the controllers that be. Do I need all these things in my room?Mi...

 
 
 
 

one of those FF car meme things

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Sanitarium

You wake up in a tiny, dirty room. Like in many other videogames you've played before, you've been involved in a car accident, and now you don't remember who you are. Unlike any other videogames you've played before, you open the door and...

 
 
 

The Cat Lady

The Cat Lady is a game about a woman, Susan Ashworth, who likes cats. From the moment you see her walking through the cornfield, evening sun shining in her face, you can tell she’s had a tough life. The world has not been kind to her. You...

 
 
 

Damsels in pajamas

If you’ve visited any gaming site during the past year and specially during the past week, you might have noticed there’s been quite a heated discussion about women and videogames. How they are portrayed, their place as professionals in t...

 
 
 

On linearity and the future of videogames

Linearity: Progressing from one stage to another in a single series of steps; sequential. Non-linearity: not sequential or straightforward. Gaming is an interactive medium, and as such, one of the key elements a game should transmit to t...

 
 
 

Super Smash Bros. of indie games?

I woke up today and I thought "Wouldn't it be cool if there was a game like Super Smash Bros. but with characters and levels inspired in indie games?". So I made these: Just thought I'd share them with you.

 
 
 

Allistair Pinsof is wrong: Violence isn't essential

Note: This is a response to Allistar Pinsof's piece "David Cage is wrong: Violence is essential", which you can find here: http://www.destructoid.com/david-cage-is-wrong-violence-is-essential-244548.phtml First of all, I can’t say I full...

 
 
 

10 things I hate about end-of-the-year lists

The end of the year is near. Like mushrooms in a Mario game, top ten lists of stuff that has happened throughout the year have arisen all over the internet as well as other media. Everyone likes giving their opinion, and what better way to ...

 
 
 
 

Sniper Elite V2 Review

Attracted by the idea of killing Hitler (best pre-order DLC idea ever), I approached Sniper Elite V2 looking for a challenge, a game that required some precision and patience, unlike most other first person shooters nowadays. So, when the m...

 
 
 

Dreaming: a game

In a sunny morning of August, last year, I woke up with an idea in my head. For the past few hours I had been dreaming about a videogame I had never actually seen, but that was very clear in my head. I instantly sat in fornt of my laptop an...

 
 

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