As an educational tool about dinosaurs, this game is limited by its strategic shortcomings. As a strategy game, it’s held back by its adherence to science.
From the highest vantage point to a small dungeon, Dominus finds a plethora of ways to wage war and then never gives you the time to try them.
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.
This lovingly cluttered, colorful strategy game based on the classical elements needs more focus to deliver a endgame as compelling as it looks.
Hilariously frustrating but never hopeless, this indie Mac physics game revels in losing control.
This short undersea action game has twisty stages and ungraceful combat, both highlighted by the option to switch your character.
The Journeyman Project has a brilliant vision of the future, unique among games of its time, that tackles a great paperback science fiction premise with maturity and hope.
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.
Laser Light spends too much time nitpicking the little things to live up to its inspired riff on Pipe Dream.
Cyberflix’s sci-fi opus – an early stab at a narrative-driven shooter – largely fails as both an action game and an adventure game, though there’s glimpses of something great under the surface.