Review No70: Eye of Basir

TITLE: “No70: Eye of Basir” DEVELOPER: Oldmoustache Gameworks PUBLISHER:  Artcom FZC GENRE: Horror Puzzle Adventure PLATFORM: Windows, HTC Vive PRICE: $9.99 USD RELEASE DATE: June 28, 2017   Quick Review Constant backtracking to pick up solutions for “puzzles” and a lack of save spots between chapters make this walking simulator a frustrating experience for those looking for a horror … Read more…

“Toy Odyssey” Delivers Delicious Metroidvania Adventures!

Toy Odyssey is a “Metroidvania” style action-platforming adventure game that released on September 20, 2016. Developed and published by Hikergames as their debut title, this one might appear colorful and cutesy at first glance, but it’s actually a very serious, dark, and at times grim adventure title that has a lot of depth to offer as … Read more…

“Virginia” Weaves an Interesting Tale…If You’re Open-Minded

VITALS: TITLE: “Virginia” DEVELOPER: Variable State PUBLISHER: 505 Games RELEASE DATE: September 22, 2016 PLATFORM: PC (also on PS4/XB1) GENRE: Casual Adventure PRICE: $9.99 USD (Check out “Virginia’s” Steam store page!) When I first started receiving information about Virginia, I wasn’t sure what to expect. The developers had released a demo of the game on Steam and … Read more…

“Pankapu” Brings Dreams to Life w/ Beautiful Visuals!

Pankapu is a new action-adventure platformer (quite the mouthful!) from Too Kind Studios that released on September 21, 2016. The name is indeed strange, but that strangeness is very befitting of the dream world in which the game takes place. Omnia, the world of dreams, is the setting for this wonderful little indie adventure, and that … Read more…

Escaping the Inquisition in “Yesterday Origins”

Pendulo Studios might ring a bell to some of you who are into adventure games – they have a pretty large portfolio and over twenty years of experience. Their latest offering, Yesterday Origins, is set to release on the PlayStation 4, XBOX One, and PC on October 13. I was given the opportunity to play through … Read more…

“The Descendant: Episode 1” Full Playthrough!

The Descendant is an episodic post-apocalyptic PC adventure game from Gaming Corps AB that I was turned onto by a good friend of mine. Each episode seems to be fairly short so far (around an hour or less), so this lends itself to easy recording because each episode of the game is like an episode of … Read more…

Quick Look: “BUCK” Indie Pre-Alpha!

So far the PR Hound has never let me down when it comes to keeping me in the loop on some cool indie titles, and Wave Interactive’s BUCK is certainly no exception to this pattern. BUCK is a serious, dark, and grim indie adventure that isn’t due for release until Q2 2017, but thankfully I was given access … Read more…

Quick Look: “The Final Station”

This summer, tinyBuild (known for SpeedRunners and Lovely Planet) is set to publish a new pixelated survival adventure called The Final Station. Somehow, I was selected (without applying) to participate in a beta of this upcoming title and was encouraged to write about and create media related to the experience. So far, my impressions are quite favorable. First, I definitely … Read more…