Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines (2004) Review
Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines (VTMB) is a vampire and gothic themed action-RPG and narrative-driven game developed by Troika Games and published by Activision in 2004.
“The moon is a mysterious mistress, who walks the night with demons of dread.”Continue reading
The Coin Game (2019) Review
*Reviewed in January 2021
Part town simulator part arcade simulator, The Coin Game is a quirky experience of virtual gambling featuring a wide variety of coin-based arcade machines and other hotspots of entertainment such as carnival rides, laser tag, crazy golf, and go-karting.Continue reading
System Shock 2 (1999) Review
System Shock 2 is an action RPG survival-horror game developed by Irrational Games (rebranded as Ghost Story Games in 2017) and Looking Glass Studios (now defunct). It was published by Electronic Arts in 1999 for PC.
Look at you hacker, a pathetic creature of meat and bone, panting and sweating as you run through my corridors. How can you challenge a perfect immortal machine?Continue reading
Darkwood (2017) Review
Darkwood is a top-down survival-horror game released in 2017 for PC and in 2019 for Consoles. Developed by Acid Wizard Studio, a small team of three at the time of its founding in 2013, Darkwood was crowdfunded on Indiegogo that same year and went through various stages of early access up until its full release in August of 2017. An interesting read on the formation of the studio and development of the game can be found here.
You are playing a challenging and unforgiving game.
You will not be led by the hand.
Respect the woods. Be patient. Focus.Continue reading
Man of Medan (2019) Review
The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan is a nautical themed cinematic horror game and the first entry into a planned eight-game series developed by Supermassive Games and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Be wary all ye who enter here, for a cheesy ghost story awaits on the lonesome sea…Continue reading