Backbone Review: A vicious, unpredictable new breed of neo-noir
Backbone is a noir obsessed with change, transformation, and looking inward and out in equal measure.
Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart Review: A window into the future
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart wields PlayStation 5 technology adeptly and push its genre mastery to the limits, but no…
Review: On Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139...and second chances
Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139… sees an overlooked cult game taking advantage of a rare second lease on life.
Resident Evil Village Review: Straight-faced self-parody
Drawing upon its most successful designs over the last twenty years, Village is a masterfully executed, but stagnant work.
Review: Essays on Empathy reminded me of the importance of creative community
This stunning collection of scrappy narrative microgames showcase Deconstructeam’s forensic interest in human intimacy. More importantly, they show the way…
Strangeland Review: A dark, cosmic world let down by its structure
Wormwood Studio’s ‘Strangeland’ is a mind-bending ride through a visually unique and well-crafted world that is dulled by repetitive puzzles…
Review: Biomutant Lacks An Identity To Call Its Own
Biomutant's clashing design philosophies continually reduce the player experience to one of overwhelming apathy.
Review: Returnal is the natural evolution of arcade
Housemarque's foray into the roguelike genre feels like the natural progression of their high score-chasing arcade roots.
Review: New Pokemon Snap is picturesque, approachable, and fatally incurious
This adorable redux offers plentiful opportunities for cuteness, but not imagination, writes Jini Maxwell.