Reviews

Monster Bugs Eat People

It’s a case of survival of the fattest in this cross between Snake and Feeding Frenzy. You play as one of three types of (monster) bugs, munching your way through vegetation, people and other bugs. Every chomp propels you up the food...
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Story of a Gladiator

The developers behind this 2D arena brawler presumably didn’t intend for it to resemble a 16-bit beat’em up. To be more specific, its pleasingly brief battles have a similar flow to the boss fights found in the likes of Final Fight and...
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Mad Games Tycoon

Have you ever played a game and had the impression the developers were out of their comfort zone? Perhaps a sports title in which the official rules weren’t followed, or a movie tie-in with the source material misused in an obvious way?...
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Woven The Game

This bright and breezy endeavour throws out the platformer rulebook in hope of giving gamers a fresh experience, going as far to cast aside combat, health bars, and even the ability to die. Instead, there’s a focus on puzzle-solving and exploration. Or...
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Harvest Moon: Mad Dash

The temptation to slap a well-known license onto a puzzle game must be hard for publishers to resist. It’s an effortless way to boost a puzzler game’s profile, making it seem more exciting than it possibly is. Thankfully – and like 2007’s...
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Lonely Mountains: Downhill

Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best. Lonely Mountains is a relatively straight forward downhill bike racer, focusing on reaching the bottom in ample time and with as few collisions as possible. There’s no procedural landscape generation, tricks or stunts, or online...
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Jalopy (Xbox One)

Even though we’ve seen a few road trip adventures recently, it remains a genre (sub-genre?) full of untapped potential. The possibilities are almost limitless – a road trip can take players far and wide, entailing numerous surprises and encounters along the way....
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