The Legend of Tianding Review

The Legend of Tianding Developer: CGCGPublisher: Neon DoctrinePlatforms: PC (Reviewed), SwitchRelease Date: 1 November 2021Price: US$19.99 – Available Here Overview The Legend of Tianding is an action-platformer game with some RPG elements. Produced in a joint effort between Taiwanese indie developer CGCG and publisher Neon Doctrine, The Legend of Tianding is CGCG’s first released game...

Steel Assault Review

Steel Assault Developer: Zenovia InteractivePublisher: Tribute GamesPlatforms: PC (Reviewed), SwitchRelease Date: 28 September 2021Price: US$ 14.99 – Available Here Overview 2021 is shaping up to be the year of indie action games. At least for me, this is the third high quality indie game that I’ve reviewed in such a short span of time. If the developers keep this up, I won’t have more...

Aeon Drive Review

Aeon Drive Developer:  2Awesome StudioPublisher: Critical ReflexPlatforms: PC (Reviewed), PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series XRelease Date: 30 September 2021Price: US$ 13.49 – Available Here Overview Aeon Drive is an action game whose focus is on “speedrunning”. The indie market is flooded with “the Dark Souls of metroidvania” kind of action games, which makes Aeon D...

Astria Ascending Review

Astria Ascending Developer: Artisan StudiosPublisher: Dear VillagersPlatforms: PC (Reviewed), Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series XRelease Date: 30 September 2021Price: 34.99€ – Available Here Overview From Artisan Studios, the people responsible for Super Neptunia RPG, comes a new take on traditional J-RPGs. Astria Ascending tries to fill the void left by J-...

UnMetal Review

UnMetal Developer: @unepic_franPublisher: Versus EvilPlatforms: Nintendo Switch, PC (Reviewed)Release Date: 28 Sep 2021Price: $15,99 USD – Available Here Overview There are some games that enter the stage without much fanfare and leave a long-lasting impact. Then you have spiritual sequels, fan-made projects, mods, parodies, and whatnot. Even today, we often read that this or that is game is...

Gamedec Review

Gamedec Developer: Anshar StudiosPublisher: Anshar PublisherPlatform: Switch, Windows (Reviewed)Release Date: 16 September 2021Price:  $29.99 USD/$44.95 AUD – Available Here at GOG and Steam Video Review Overview Gamedec is a point and click adventure game based on a series of short stories with the same name. Players will dive into the world of virtual reality video games in a futuristic Warsaw. ...

Dice Legacy Review

Dice Legacy Developer: DESTINYbitPublisher: Ravenscourt, Maple WhisperingPlatform: Switch, Windows (Previewed)Release Date: 9 September 2021Price:  $19.99 USD/ $24.95 AUD – Available Here Video Review Overview DESTINYbit is heading in a new direction after their free to play RTS Empires Apart. Dice Legacy is a rogue-like city builder. It challenges players to enter a new land and forge their way t...

Honey, I Joined a Cult Preview

Honey, I Joined a Cult Developer: Sole Survivor GamesPublisher: Team 17Platforms: PCRelease Date: 14 September 2021Price: $19.99 USD – Available Here I have to admit: when I was first offered an opportunity to do a preview for Honey, I Joined a Cult, I was excited. I mean, the idea is fantastic: having your own cult and being able to abuse people’s stup… I mean, good faith! All while you get...

Eastward Review

Eastward Developer: PixpilPublisher: ChucklefishPlatforms: Nintendo Switch, PC (Reviewed)Release Date: 16 Sept 2021Price: $24,99 USD – Available Here Overview Do you know how they say that nothing beats mom’s cooking? Even the simplest meal has that special something when it’s made by your mom. Many studies were probably done on that topic but I think we can all agree (...

Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous Review

Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous Developer: Owlcat GamesPublisher: Owlcat Games, META PublishingPlatform: Mac, Windows PCRelease Date: 2 September 2021Price: $49.99 USD/ $69.95 AUD – Available Here Video Review Overview Pathfinder was birthed from Paizo’s concerns about Wizards of the Coast’s new licensing system that came with the Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition books. As a response, Paizo o...

Angry Alligator Arrives in Q2 for Home Consoles

Developed by Backup Plan and published by Lion Castle, Angry Alligator puts you in the paws of a baby alligator that sees its once peaceful swamp invaded by stinky “hoomans”, who are disrupting the food chain by polluting the land and causing general mess as they are wont to do. It falls onto you, the player, to raise the baby gator by eating basically everything that moves in order to...

The Ascent Review

The Ascent Developer: Neon GiantPublisher: Curve DigitalPlatforms: Xbox Series X, Xbox One, PC (Reviewed)Release Date: 29 Jul 2021Price: $29,99 USD – Available Here Overview Sometimes I wonder, does anyone think about the little man? You know those NPC quest givers, those side characters that utter a word or two. How is the videogame world shown to them? Imagine being one of t...

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