Homebrew Games Reviews

Nogalious MSX is an Old School Platformer, Warts and All

Brandon Lyttle
Nogalious MSX is a version of the game Nogalious but designed for the MSX console of the early 1980s. The title is emulated through the OpenMSX emulator and is intended to recreate an authentic MSX experience warts and all. Similar to other games that have been made for older consoles...
PC Reviews

ToeJam and Earl: Back in the Grove is a Chill Ride Through a Funky World

Coltan Piccione
ToeJam and Earl: Back in the Groove is another entry in a long line of sequels to the original 1991 rogue-like cult classic. Unlike the lackluster attempts of the previous sequels, this game manages to capitalize on the family-friendly and chill vibes of the original....
Nintendo Switch Reviews

Ape Out Is The Jazz-Fueled Rage You’ve Been Waiting For

Matthew Adler
If you’ve ever dreamed of a power fantasy where you are a rampaging ape trying to escape various scenarios with nothing but your massive fists, then Ape Out is exactly what you’ve been waiting for. The latest game from publisher Devolver Digital features gameplay that is reminiscent of Hotline Miami,......
PC Reviews

Lucid Dream Review: A Paranormal Puzzler

Matthew Adler
Lucid Dream is a narrative-driven point-and-click adventure game where you control Lucy, a young girl trying to save her sick mother before it’s too late. You’ll explore a variety of Lucy’s dreams ranging from floating forest worlds to Dali-inspired surrealist landscapes. But, as you travel deeper into her subconscious, you’ll...
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A Hat In Time Review: Big Hat, Bigger Adventure

Brandon Lyttle
Releasing in October of 2017, A Hat in Time is a "cute-as-heck" 3D collect-a-thon platformer similar to Banjo-Kazooie and Super Mario 64. Initially a Kickstarter project in 2013 it’s been a long-awaited title from fans of the 3D platformer genre. After selling one million copies as of December 2018 A...
PC Reviews

Battle Princess Madelyn Review: A Conflicting Experience

Coltan Piccione
Battle Princess Madelyn is the new sidescroller action adventure game from Casual Bit Games. The heart of this game lies inside something unexpected, its conception. Battle Princess Madelyn's general idea, scenarios, and main characters were thought up by one of the head developers daughters', aptly named Madelyn. So when getting...
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Necrosphere: Trials, Terrors, and Tutus

Xander Ewing
Necrosphere is an ugly, unfriendly, and punishing game… and I absolutely love it for that. In Necrosphere you will go through room after room of incredibly difficult platforming challenges with no breaks or filler in between. The art is lackluster, but that works in the game’s benefit because that keeps...