The disarmingly slow Idaho wilderness highlights Backpacker as a reminder to take a deep breath and appreciate a life lived restfully.
After a phenomenal introduction, this murder mystery loses sight of its resonant message about change and time amid a setting that sidelines those forces.
The expectations of the adventure genre weigh on this game that otherwise has a blast chasing the non-logic of an increasingly absurd dream.
The incomprehensible mythology of Drowned God celebrates the seductive power of conspiracy theory logic to tame the unexplainable.
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.
Announcement of a stream for Enchanted Scepters, one of the first games for the Macintosh, featuring guest Keith Kaisershot. (February 25, 2017)
An exceptional piece of alienating design, GADGET: Invention, Travel, & Adventure terrifies and enraptures as it barrels into an uncomfortable, Kubrickian territory.
Technical constraints and a very brief length hamper Hell Cab‘s attempts to be more than a saucy roller coaster ride.
Bradley W. Schenck’s terrific blend of the ordinary and the surreal stages a one-of-a-kind world that uplifts an otherwise by-the-numbers adventure.
For a game that admittedly cribs most of its design from Myst, Lighthouse has its own take on how to build a haunting, empty world.