Games & Tech, Review

Review: Pinball FX Is a Great Approximation, But Can’t Replace the Real Thing

I’m no pinball wizard, but I’ve always been fascinated by pinball machines. There’s something incredibly satisfying about all of the electro-mechanical sounds along with the tactile feeling of hitting a […]

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Games & Tech, Review

Review: I Can’t Shake the Feeling That Scars Above Is Just an Imitation

By now if you haven’t played a soulslike game, you know what they are, and have seen the many variations thereof. Scars Above goes the risk/reward gameplay route, but instead […]

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Games & Tech, Review

Review: Coldly Make the Hard Decisions in The Pale Beyond

I have to admit that there was a moment there that I was obsessed with Arctic exploration, especially the expeditions looking for the Northern Passage—including Shackleton’s expedition, and Franklin’s Lost […]

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Event, Games & Tech

Light Cycles: 40 Years of Tron in Games & Film Debuts at Chicago Gamespace Tomorrow

While in 2023, there still exists a subset of people who fail to see video games as art, and instead condescendingly relegate the work of countless artists over the past […]

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Games & Tech

Review: A Beloved Classic Returns With Pharaoh: A New Era

They don’t make them like they used to—and developer and publisher Dotemu is well aware of this. That’s why they’ve made a name for themselves by revitalizing old games either […]

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Apps, Game, Games & Tech

Review: Ten Dates Is a Fun, Stress-Free Way to Enjoy Valentine’s Day from Your Couch

It’s Valentine’s Day and no matter where you fall on the spectrum from “absolutely against” to “bring on the glittery hearts,” it’s unavoidable. All around us strawberries are being dipped, […]

Marielle Bokor /
Games & Tech, Review

Preview: Inspired by New Caledonia Tchia Promises Beautiful Island Adventures

I think COVID created a whole new audience of video gamers who want to play games that are peaceful and relaxing. Despite a few gun toting characters, Tchia looks like […]

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Game, Games & Tech, Review

Review: Nostalgia Does Some Heavy Lifting In Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider

I’ve been playing a lot of retro games lately, so when a game that’s “retro-inspired” comes across my desk to review, I’m always weary. It’s rare for something to come […]

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Games & Tech, Review

Review: Outshine Is What Mavis Beacon Taught Me to Type For

Back when I was in middle school, computers were becoming essential. AOL brought us the internet, Compton brought us the depth of knowledge of encyclopedias without the need for a […]

Marielle Bokor /
Game, Games & Tech, Review

Review: Warhammer 40,000: Darktide Has Fantastic Combat, but Suffers from a Rough Launch      

Before I start, I should mention that I love 4 player, Left 4 Dead style co-op games. I get together multiple times a week with different groups of friends and […]

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Game, Games & Tech, Review

Review: Bright, Whimsical Kukoos: Lost Pets  Is Nostalgic but Mediocre

The late 90s and early ‘00s were a special time in video game history. Platformers, along with the rest of video games, were just starting to transition to 3D. Games […]

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Game, Games & Tech, Review

Review: Dwarf Fortress Is Breathtakingly Complex

I’ve always had a certain fascination with Dwarf Fortress. I haven’t played it before now, but I’d always stumble across stories of dwarven madness, or those that dug too deep […]

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