Okhlos

I’d imagine that deciding on a name for a video game would be an arduous task; the single most important image element of a product that has taken years of devotion; the first impression; the ultimate reduction...

Inside

In a world of greyscale, a child stands alone. Their silent surroundings hint at the terrors that lurk both in the shadows and right in front of their eyes, but despite their fear, they are unshaken. A hint of ...

The Technomancer

The Technomancer is a third-person RPG set in a dystopian cyberpunk future on Mars, fuelled by all the tropes you’d expect from both the genre and setting. (Ed. It's almost as predictable as a writer starting t...

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst

I first played Mirror's Edge in 2009. My friend bought it for PC when it came out and I borrowed it off him a couple of weeks later--this was before the age of Steamworks or Origin activation. Since then, I mus...

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter

Given Sherlock Holmes is often described as one of the world’s greatest detectives, making a player really feel like they’ve taken on the role of such a genius is no easy feat. While one can’t be transforme...

Lost Sea

It’s a warm subtropical afternoon. The sun is beating down on you through a cloudless sky. The ocean gently caresses your scalp as you open your eyes; your wet clothes clinging to your body. You push your hands...

Homefront: The Revolution

I don't think there's a single person on the planet who was super pumped for Homefront: The Revolution. A sort-of sequel/reboot of 2011's largely forgettable CoD cash-in Homefront, Revolution was plagued with d...

Life Goes On: Done to Death

Death has always been used a core mechanic in gaming, typically as punishment and a definitive indication that yes, you sure did miss that jump. This is not always a Game Over scenario; upon death in platformer...