Death’s Gambit

As the game’s title first appeared onscreen and the music started to play, Death’s Gambit immediately had my attention. After waiting so very long to play what I knew to be another “Souls” styled game, I was happy to see this game was ready to show me what it was doing differently right away. The…

Phantom Doctrine

Phantom Doctrine is a stealth-heavy turn based tactical game from CreativeForge Games and published by Good Shepherd Entertainment. It oozes the style and atmosphere of 80’s espionage and delivers a tight, tactical gameplay loop that feels just as good as a bigger budget game like X-Com 2. The graphics are great, the music and sound…

The Mooseman

Question: when can you make the distinction between a puzzle side-scroller and a walking simulator? Answer: not when it’s The Mooseman. Originally released on PC back in February of 2017, it is now finding its way onto home consoles. The Mooseman is a 2D indie title that combines puzzles, walking, bosses, walking, flying mechanics, walking…

Survive! Mr. Cube

Attention all Playstation trophy collectors (specifically Playstation Platinum Trophy collectors): what if I told you that there was a game out there that could net you a Platinum Trophy in under an hour of gameplay? You would probably think it was automatically a terrible game at an extremely cheap price but you would want it…

Shio

Back in January of 2018 (yes, not too long ago) there was a little indie platformer called Celeste. It took many by surprise and quickly became a lot of people’s indie game of the year. The art style, music, gameplay, replay value and even story were brought together so beautifully that it was hard not…

I Hate Running Backwards

As we all wait patiently for the next true Serious Sam game (are we really actually waiting?) we all want to play the next title that allows us to destroy almost everything in site and have fun doing it. Unfortunately, I Hate Running Backwards brings all the destruction but leaves behind the fun. This is a 2D indie game…