Developer: Estudio Ábrego Publisher: Estudio Ábrego, Shinyuden Genre: RPG Platforms: PC, Switch Price: $22.79 It seems now more than ever, it is becoming easier for independent game developers to enter the industry. With platforms like Kickstarter for funding and Steam for distribution, the barriers for entry are lower than they’ve ever been. Overall, this is a good thing. Nearly every gamer…

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Developer: Team Salvato Publisher: Team Salvato Genre: Visual Novel, Psychological Horror Platforms: PC Price: Free While I was excited at the chance to review Doki Doki Literature Club, I also approached it with some trepidation. How does one review such a game? Even keeping it as simple as “a dating sim with a twist” is problematic, as…

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Developer: Grip Digital, Terrible Posture Games Publisher: Grip Digital Genre: First Person Shooter, Bullet Hell, Roguelike Platforms: PC, Playstation 4, Xbox One Rating: T for Teen Price: $24.99 With a title like MOTHERGUNSHIP, I must admit I didn’t walk into this game expecting much. I believed I was walking into another generic shooter where another generic space…

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Developer: Spike Chunsoft, Abstraction Games Publisher: Spike Chunsoft Genre: Murder Mystery, Visual Novel Platforms: PSP, PSVita, PS4, PC Rating: M for Mature Price: $24.99 (PSVita), $21.99 (Steam, PC) It seems nearly any concept that comes out of Japan can gain a nerd following in the West, regardless of how outlandish it is. Perhaps one of the…

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Allow me to be upfront: Mars or Die! could easily be the most fun game you will never win. Designed as an endless experience where your defeat is an inevitability, Mars or Die! is focused more on the experience than the goal and benefits greatly from it. While there are currently a few hiccups, with a bit of…

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