Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge

The beat ‘em up genre was popular in the mid-1980s and early 90s. Chances are, your local arcade carried at least one beat ‘em up. This genre eventually made its way to home consoles but became saturated quickly. However, some titles, such as Streets of Rage, stood the test of time and have returned to…

Salt and Sacrifice

Salt & Sacrifice by Ska Studios is the sequel to Salt & Sanctuary, a game that took Dark Souls gameplay and delivered a side-scrolling masterpiece. The second entry in the Salt franchise has made changes to the formula, some of which may have returning fans excited and others frustrated. Starting off with character creation, you…

Source of Madness

Lovecraftian horror has been the inspiration for a wide variety of art, its influence seen in every type of gaming from puzzles to walking simulators to action RPGs and shooters. At this point, the chaos of the unfamiliar has started to become familiar, many of his monsters are easy recognizable, so while this roguelike platformer…

Remote Life

As first person shooters continued their ascent to become the most dominate gaming genre in the industry, fans of the shoot em up style had to accept that their golden age was behind them. It’s been a very long time since gamers were provided a full priced AAA entry, instead being forced to rely on…

Dune: Spice Wars

Dune is the universe that gave rise to the RTS. Dune II may not have been the first to experiment with the gameplay ideas, but it put down the foundation that an entire genre was built from. Several decades later, we return to the crossroad of Dune and strategy gaming and find a well made…

Getsu Fuma Den : Undying Moon

What can be said about Getsu Fuma Den : Undying Moon? Successor to the 1987 Konami game Getsu Fuma Den, a game that never came to North America and was never translated to English. How does a game so detached from its predecessor fair? Quite well in fact. You play the game as Getsu Fuma…

Tunic

When I first booted up Tunic, I was briefly back in my bedroom in the mid 90s first booting up A Link to the Past on my SNES. The game looks like a classic Zelda game, it moves like a classic Zelda game, and the hero even looks like someone who could not decide between…

Martha is Dead

Martha Is Dead tells the story of Giulia after finding the lifeless body of her titular twin sister floating in a lake. Through a case of mistaken identity, their parents believe Giulia to be the one who has drowned, and in a state of shock young Giulia does not correct them. Now, assuming the role…