Game, Games & Tech, Review

Review: Super Magbot Is a Platformer That Challenges You to Push and Pull Yourself to Win

I think I used to stay away from platformers when I was a kid. I got sick of side scrollers with fat, slow bullets or plumbers jumping on the heads […]

Antal Bokor /
Game, Games & Tech, Review

Review: Soulslike Tails of Iron Offers Brutal Difficulty and Gameplay

While some people don’t like “soulslike” as a genre descriptor, I have no problems using it. Sure, soulslike is just another name for action role-playing game, but there are just […]

Antal Bokor /
Game, Games & Tech, Review

Review: The Amazing American Circus Is a Novel Card Battler

There has been an absolute glut of video game card games lately. I don’t know if Slay the Spire was the catalyst, or it was the game that got me […]

Antal Bokor /
Game, Games & Tech, Review

Review: SkateBIRD Has a Few Issues that Clip Its Wings

SkateBIRD is a game I’ve seen at a few festivals over the years, and it has always drawn a crowd. It’s obviously adorable, and a game concept that is easy […]

Antal Bokor /
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Review: Toem is a Cozy, Cute Photo Adventure

In the past year or so, as we’ve gone through a pandemic and other struggles, it’s become apparent to me just how powerful a force for good something comforting can […]

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Game, Games & Tech, Review

Review: A Great Metroidvania, Axiom Verge 2 Subverts Conventions

I came to Axiom Verge late, only playing the first game in series just a year or so ago. I knew it was considered one of the best retro-inspired modern […]

Antal Bokor /
Game, Games & Tech, Review

Review: Dice Legacy Is an Occasionally Fun, Somewhat Unwieldy Experiment

I’m always extolling the virtues of video games, especially when they take risks or even blend genres. Dice Legacy takes a few genres that you’re probably familiar with, smashes them […]

Antal Bokor /
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Preview: Tandem: A Tale of Shadows Mixes Perspectives for Clever Puzzle Platforming

I had a chance to check out the dark and whimsical Tandem: A Tale of Shadows before, and this puzzle platformer just keeps getting more interesting. With a style that’s […]

Antal Bokor /
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Review: Monster Harvest Combines Genres at the Expense of Both

I love it when games blend genres. It’s something that’s pretty common in other media, but for video games I feel it can have a more transformative effect than it […]

Antal Bokor /
Game, Games & Tech, Review

Review: Button City Is Incredibly Cute With a Wholesome Story, Painful Mechanics

I’m extremely partial to wholesome games—games that you can wrap yourself in like a blanket of good feelings. Animal Crossing is one that immediately comes to mind, and perhaps its […]

Antal Bokor /
Game, Games & Tech, Review

Review: Rustler Is a Funny but Flawed Homage to Classic Grand Theft Auto

I feel like a fogey sometimes when I think about games I played when I was a kid. Back when fully 3D open world games were just a dream, I […]

Antal Bokor /
Game, Games & Tech, Review

Review: Have a Blast Has Good Ideas, but Clunky Gameplay

One of the first video games ever made was Spacewar! Only available on expensive computers owned by universities, Spacewar! would be one of the most influential video games, and a […]

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