Review
SIGNALIS Review – A masterful revival of classic survival horrorGare – Tuesday, October 25, 2022 6:00 PM

SIGNALIS Review – A masterful revival of classic survival horrorHorror is a difficult genre to get right. Creating something that genuinely scares and disturbs us is no simple endeavor, which is probably why I’ve found myself increasingly frustrated with titles that simply resort to quick and sudden jump scares to try and startle the player.

The Plague Doctor of Wippra Review – Of science and superstitionGare – Thursday, October 6, 2022 6:01 PM

The Plague Doctor of Wippra Review – Of science and superstitionThe Plague Doctor of Wippra is an interesting project – it is a point & click adventure game, but unlike what you’d normally expect from the genre, you’re not taking on the role of a lone detective, a special agent or an adventurer looking for, well… adventure.

Lovecraft’s Untold Stories 2 Review – Hold my lootGare – Tuesday, September 20, 2022 3:30 PM

Lovecraft’s Untold Stories 2 Review – Hold my lootSo, this is essentially an isometric action game taking place in a Lovecraftian world that’s teeming with cultists, insane asylums and slimy, tentacled beasts hankering for a taste of your flesh and/or sanity.

Armored Lab Force: VULVEHICLES Review – Tanks go boomGare – Tuesday, August 30, 2022 8:05 PM

Armored Lab Force: VULVEHICLES Review – Tanks go boomWhat happens when you give six quirky anime girls a dozen or so flying tanks to do with as they please? You guessed correctly: all hell breaks loose.

Source of Madness Review – A clumsy flesh-danceGare – Wednesday, May 18, 2022 1:58 PM

Source of Madness Review – A clumsy flesh-danceImagine facing horrific monstrosities that are never the same and get deadlier each time you meet them – it sounds wonderful on paper, as does the ability to customize your build, explore biomes that are never the same, and face ever-changing abominations on each run.

Instruments of Destruction Early Access Review – Vehicular BuildingslaughterGare – Wednesday, March 9, 2022 7:02 PM

Instruments of Destruction Early Access Review – Vehicular BuildingslaughterOne of the basic concepts of the game is that you can freely build your own destruction vehicle and then go to town on… well, the town.

Hidden Deep Early Access Review – Survival horror done rightGare – Friday, January 28, 2022 12:53 PM

Hidden Deep Early Access Review – Survival horror done rightYou’re controlling a rescue team sent down to investigate a sub-oceanic research facility that’s mysteriously gone radio silent – your job is essentially to find out what happened and rescue potential survivors.

If On a Winter’s Night, Four Travelers Review – A play in three actsGare – Tuesday, December 14, 2021 7:05 PM

If On a Winter’s Night, Four Travelers Review – A play in three actsA game with jaw-dropping pixel art and a truly intriguing narrative, offered completely free of charge. After a quick double take to make sure it really was free, I prompted to download it and played through the whole thing in a little over an hour, and now I’m here to tell you why you should do the same.

Bright Memory: Infinite Review – Too fast, decently furiousGare – Thursday, November 11, 2021 4:06 PM

Bright Memory: Infinite Review – Too fast, decently furiousBright Memory is a name that may ring a few bells in your mind – you might’ve even played it. But then how come it’s only just now coming out? ? Well, allow me to untangle the mystery real quick: you see, there was Bright Memory, a fast-paced and graphically impressive FPS developed by a single person. It released a couple of years back, and is now back with a bigger, better, and longer version.

War Mongrels Review – Deeply unpolished, but still entertainingGare – Tuesday, November 2, 2021 8:26 PM

War Mongrels Review – Deeply unpolished, but still entertainingFor those who grew up with games like Desperados or the Commandos franchise, War Mongrels requires no introduction. At its core, it’s essentially a stealth game with splashes of action here and there; you control a small team of freedom fighters from a top-down perspective, and use their unique abilities to strike back against the Nazi regime.