Orwell – Keeping an Eye on You: Review

Orwell: Keeping an Eye on You is a hybrid visual novel, detective game and point and click adventure. It puts you in the position of spying on people in an attempt to battle terrorism. The game presents an interesting mechanic while it tries to critique government mass surveillance. The government of a fictional nation is […]

Dreamfall Chapters: Review

I probably should have played the games that preceded Dreamfall Chapters (The Longest Journey games) because then I might have know what was going on.┬áThe game was recommended by a friend of a friend, for its storytelling and writing. While the game’s writing is good, the fact that I hadn’t played the preceding games meant […]

Return of the Obra Dinn: A Review

Like Papers, Please, Return of the Obra Dinn puts the player in a mundane role while providing a wholly unique experience. In 1807, the Obra Dinn returns to port after it had gone missing for five years. With no crew on board, your role as insurance agent is to assess what transpired on the ship. […]

Telltale’s The Walking Dead: A Review

Telltale’s The Walking Dead is considered by many to be a modern classic – a shining example of storytelling in videogames, the definite game that will make you cry. I had never gotten around to playing it, or any other Telltale game, until recently when the first season of Walking Dead was given away for […]

Banner Saga 3: A Satisfying Ending to an Epic Tale

The Banner Saga recently released the third and final installment in the epic story of refugees escaping a calamity in their Norse mythology inspired world. While the ending to the third installment has left some people frustrated, I find that it is the perfect book-end to one of the best storytelling experiences in videogames. As […]