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Not All is as it Seems – Broken Age

If you've heard of this game prior to playing it, chances are you know it as Double Fine Adventure or That Video Game Project Wot Done Broke Kickstarter. Back in 2012, indie game developer Double Fine announced that they were opening up a Kickstarter project to fund a small classic point-and-click-style adventure game. As the… Continue reading Not All is as it Seems – Broken Age

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3P Reviews: Return of the Obra Dinn

Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 7 Aesthetics and Style: 6 Creativity: 8 Plot: 6 Gameplay: 8 Sum: 35/50   Spoilers: Yes (you might want to heed the warning this time) Audience Assumptions: None   Part One: BOATS! Games are not known for their storytelling capabilities, which is a shame because they can be the best medium… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Return of the Obra Dinn

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3P Reviews: Niche – A Genetics Survival Game

Breakdown Rating: Usability: 9 Aesthetics and Style: 8 Creativity: 8 Polish: 8 Depth: 7 Sum: 40/50 Spoilers: I guess? It's not really spoilerable... Audience Assumptions: None.   Niche - A Genetics Survival Game Part One: It is What it Says it is Rarely do I find a game that is truly innovative in its concept and… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Niche – A Genetics Survival Game

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3P Reviews: Firewatch

Series Breakdown Rating: Narrative: 7 Aesthetics and Style: 8 Creativity: 7 Environment: 8 Gameplay: 5 Sum: 35/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: None. A little familiarity with gaming lingo wouldn't hurt, I guess?   Firewatch   Part One: A Call for Short Games I often run into a problem with video games that has little to do… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Firewatch