Barrack is a decent entry point for the weird world of Ambrosia Software, a company that takes arcade classics and fills them with crazy. This riff on JezzBall is scattershot but subtly improves the original.
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Is it a platformer or a puzzle game? Genre means little when games are challenging and rewarding like Crystal Caves.
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.
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.
With its creative, pulpy setting wasted on D-level writing, Noctropolis is an ambitious misfire of the highest order. It’s a game as beautiful and intricate as it is mesmerizingly lousy.
After almost two decades languishing on an ancient platform, the remake of The Journeyman Project is available once again! Rejoice!
You can’t take the wacky-yet-easygoing Solarian II seriously, so its arcade-style action is more fun than aggressive.
Lucas Learning put together a decent Chu Chu Rocket-like, dampening the inherent unlikeability of a child-targeted Episode I tie-in game.
The World Empire war game pentalogy adds a layer of political pragmatism to Risk and captures a decade of stylistic change in gaming.
You have to admire the ambition and scope of an edutainment game that covers the entire pantheon of Greek legend and, weathering its constantly messy design and acting, sort of achieves its goals.