The Beginner’s Guide: A Not Review

The Beginner’s Guide is a very personal game and playing it made me feel like I was reading someone’s secret diary. Later, when you find out more about what happened between Davey and Coda, the guilt grows and it unease starts to set in. I shouldn’t be playing this. But of course, you have to […]

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Review

The Brothers Lionheart is my favorite Astrid Lindgren book. It also seems to be the inspiration behind Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, a game by the famous Swedish film maker Josef Fares. Needless to say, I love this game. It tells the story of two brothers from a broken home – their mother had […]

The Shopkeeper: A Buck Short of a Complete Game

The Shopkeeper is described as a point-and-click narrative game set in a space between the Twilight Zone, classic LucasArts adventures, and Antiques Roadshow. In reality, it is none of those. It is a an extremely short and disjointed narrative experience that comes in a very pretty package but contains no substance. Might as well throw […]

Circuits: A Game Review

As a teenager, I tried my best to describe how amazing I found trance and house music to my brother who thought it all sounded the same. Most people do because, well, untz untz untz tish untz untz untz tish. I remember one night when we were sitting in the car and I tried to […]