Tag Archives: recommended

3 in Three Macintosh categoryPuzzle category

3 in Three‘s eccentric story about the lives of numbers and letters in a computer elevates this great-to-middling collection of brainteasers.

Ballistics Racing category

Plenty of better racing games exist than Ballistics. None can match its unbelievable, outrageous speeds.

Crazy Drake Platform category

The borderline stylistic thievery of Crazy Drake actually helps the game compare favorably to other platformers from the same period.

Eastern Mind: The Lost Souls of Tong-Nou Adventure category

Osamu Sato’s magnum opus is unequivocally the strangest game ever made. Behind its madness, you’ll find a metaphorical tale of rebirth and self-actualization. I love that something like this was made.

Freedom: Rebels in the Darkness Strategy category

Muriel Tramis’s slave rebellion strategy game confronts history with a cathartic rage never encountered in games – and it came out in the 80s.

GADGET: Invention, Travel, & Adventure Adventure category

An exceptional piece of alienating design, GADGET: Invention, Travel, & Adventure terrifies and enraptures as it barrels into an uncomfortable, Kubrickian territory.

Gooch Grundy’s X-Decathlon Sports category

Behold, a great awful game: Gooch Grundy’s X-Decathlon‘s astounding silliness frees its nonsensical sports from the need to be good or playable.

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