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Original Journey (PC) Review – A Journey Made with Love 9

Original Journey (PC) Review – A Journey Made with Love

I’m a big fan of roguelikes. I really enjoy the core loop of running out, playing through tough levels, ultimately dying and then regrouping before heading back out. This loop allows...
Plague Road (PC) Review 1

Plague Road (PC) Review – Intriguing With Little to Say

The artistic atmosphere created through the visuals Plague Road offer a dizzying variety of steampunk detail, bringing players to a time of clockwork soldiers and mechanical witches fighting a disease that seems...
Has-Been Heroes Review - Best in Small Doses 6

Has-Been Heroes Review – Best in Small Doses

he Nintendo Switch, in its month of release, has proven to be a surprise success. Even as someone who owns a beefy PC and all the major platforms, I’ve found myself...
Sublevel Zero Redux - Nostolgic Roguelike 2

Sublevel Zero Redux – Nostalgic Roguelike

Roguelikes with randomly generated levels are easy to find these days, but games like 90’s classics Descent and Forsaken aren't. That is where Sublevel Zero Redux comes in, combining the gameplay...
Deathstate Review (PC) Review

Deathstate (PC) Review

Deathstate, from developer Workinman Interactive, is yet another roguelike . There has been a recent torrent of similar games that put an emphasis on surviving procedurally generated levels for as long as...
Enter the Gungeon (PS4) Review 6

Enter the Gungeon (PS4) Review

It's getting to the point where every time I hear the phrase "roguelike," my mind's eye rolls a little. Sure, I absolutely adore Binding of Isaac, Spelunky, and Rouge Legacy like...
The Flame in the Flood (PC) Review 5

The Flame in the Flood (PC) Review

“Roguelike” and “crafting” are two of the biggest buzzwords in indie gaming right now. One can practically throw a stone and hit a title with one or both of those terms...
Capybara Innovates the Roguelike with Below

Capybara Innovates the Roguelike with Below

Sustaining yourself as an indie developer is a challenge that so many teams have difficulty overcoming. There have been countless titles that have emerged on the scene that excited gamers, which...
Sci-fi Roguelike Beacon Unveild

Sci-fi Roguelike Beacon Revealed

The roguelike has quickly become this console generations buzz word. Since Demon's Souls hit store shelves, the roguelike has become the game type to be. You can now add one more...
Darkest Dungeon (PC) Review 6

Darkest Dungeon (PC) Review

I hate Darkest Dungeon. With every fibre of my being, I hate it. Not because it’s a bad game; it is, in fact, one of the best games I’ve ever had...
Prison Architect (PC) Review - 2015-10-14 16:40:58

Sublevel Zero (PC) Review

It’s rare that a game addresses the existence of random level arrangements. Sigtrap Games seized the opportunity the thematic context that a sci-fi setting provides and introduces their title with a...
The Flame in the Flood Feels like a Game You’ve Played Already - 2015-08-17 15:59:56

The Flame in the Flood Feels like a Game You’ve Played Already

Developed by indie studio The Molasses Flood, which is made up by former BioShock, Halo 2, and Rock Band devs, The Flame in the Flood is a roguelike, third-person adventure survival...