500 Word Game Reviews: Renowned Explorers

October 17, 2021

More than any other game I’ve reviewed so far, I’ve had to simplify this and leave a lot out. 500 words doesn’t do it justice!

Renowned Explorers (2015) – Turn-based strategy, PC.

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Summer 2021 End of Season Rankings

October 3, 2021

Despite my initial pessimism about the Summer season, there ended up being quite a few good shows, though none that really stood out. Despite this, I’m going to try and rank them as usual, but there’s really not much separating the top half.

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500 Word Game Reviews: Lost Horizon

September 12, 2021

And here’s that adventure game review I promised:

Lost Horizon (2010) – Point-and-click adventure, PC.

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500 Word Game Reviews: Peggle

August 29, 2021

I’m almost finished with another point and click adventure game, but rather than rush out a review for that, here’s something a bit more casual and different. A game perhaps most known for the bizarre way its sequel was announced. 😛

Peggle (2007) – Puzzle, PC.

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Summer 2021 Mid-Season Rankings

August 15, 2021

Despite my past grumbles about how much better Spring’s series were, I still managed to scrape together a full anime lineup for the Summer season! So here we go again, ranking time!

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500 Word Game Reviews: Under a Killing Moon

August 1, 2021

The main issue with going back and looking at an earlier game from a franchise I’ve already covered: I can’t help but make comparisons with the newer version using the same engine! Those comparisons are mostly for the benefit of anyone who read my review of The Pandora Directive though, and (hopefully) haven’t unfairly impacted on my rating.

See also my review of the Tex’s 2014 offering, Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure!

Under a Killing Moon (1994) – Point-and-click adventure, PC.

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500 Word Game Reviews: This Is the Police II

July 18, 2021

Sequel time! I reviewed the original This is the Police three years ago, but can such a unique premise work a second time around?

This Is the Police II (2018) – Management, PC


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Spring 2021 End of Season Rankings

July 4, 2021

We’re only a few days into the Summer anime season, and I’m already missing the Spring – the new lineup looks so small and mediocre in comparison, with a couple of exceptions. Check back in mid August to see if I still feel that way six weeks in! 😛

For now though, time to look back at what I just finished~ The lineup is the same as for my mid-season rankings, minus the three that are still ongoing (Tokyo Revengers, My Hero Academia, and To Your Eternity).

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500 Word Game Reviews: The Shapeshifting Detective

June 20, 2021

Full Motion Video games have always been a guilty pleasure of mine, but are something I very much associate with the 1990s, when CGI was more limited. Looks like they’ve been resurging in recent years however – here’s one such example:

The Shapeshifting Detective (2018) – Adventure, PC.

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500 Word Game Reviews: NightSky

June 6, 2021

The game I was planning to review this week ended up being a lot longer than I thought it would be, so while I continue playing through that, here’s another old review that I never posted here. 🙂

…I’m quickly running out of old, unpublished reviews that don’t completely suck. Hopefully that’ll give me the push I need to clear some of my gaming backlog!

NightSky (2011) – Puzzle, PC

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