Planet Alpha

Planet Alpha offers an experience that reminds me of great games from the past while mixing in new ideas and current graphics. It is a 2D puzzle adventurer similar to modern examples including Never Alone, Limbo and Inside; or classics like Another World.  If you are unfamiliar with this style of game, play consists of…

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…

Top 5 ‘From Software’ Bosses

Boss battles are often the most exciting part of playing video games. From Software is one of the few developers that excels at keeping the player’s eyes riveted to the screen during their challenging, imposing and remarkably designed confrontations. To keep this list from getting too obscure, I narrowed it down to the games that…