Troll and I

It's the 1950's, for some reason, and a greedy billionaire has tasked a textbook villain with capturing a creature rumoured to inhabit the lands of Scandinavia, dead or alive. The hunt results in a village's de...

Chaos on Deponia

Earlier in the year, I introduced you to the charming, trash-covered planet known as Deponia, along with its anti-hero Rufus and strangely named maiden-in-distress Goal. What I didn't mention (I think--I have...

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes

Since their introduction to the world way back in 1887, the characters of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson have remained one of the few constants in the pop culture lexicon. Seldom a year has gone by without...

To The Moon

When it comes to video games, I seldom cry. In today's market, over-saturated with emotionless shooters, it's a rare event that any game can move me to tears. Not that I don't enjoy shooting foreigners in the...

Deponia

If there's one genre that has been modified and bastardised almost beyond recognition since its golden age, it's that of adventure games. No longer are we in the early 90s, when Sierra On-Line and LucasArts dom...

McPixel

It's always nice to see indie developers show a little bit of creativity. McPixel is the result of that "little bit" of creativity growing to enormous proportions and stomping around the city that is Gameopol...

Yesterday

Yesterday. More than a just a very strange surname, Yesterday is a point-and-click adventure by Madrid-based developers Pendulo Studios. Sneaking under the radar of many a gamer, even the adventure nuts among u...

The Walking Dead: Episode 2

This is going to be a short one. In my review of the first episode, I detailed the praise and complaints I have about Telltale's episodic adventure adaptation of The Walking Dead - the poor interface, the lazy ...