Reviews

Sin Slayers

Sin Slayers – Review

While Sin Slayers, developed by Goonswarm and published by Black Tower Entertainment might initially look like little more than your standard retro-inspired turn-based RPG, beneath the surface there a...

7.5 Good
Overland

Overland – Review

Overland is a turn-based survival roguelite that sends you on a fleeing coast-to-coast roadtrip set in post-apocalyptic America. The cause and scope of this apocalypse is unknown, upon first load of t...

7.5 Good
Age of Wonders Planetfall

Age of Wonders Planetfall Review

Explore, expand your empire and wage war in this new turn-based strategy game by Paradox, a science fiction title that will immerse you with its exciting action and interesting story. Different from o...

Mutant Year Zero: Road To Eden

Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden – Review

Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden is itself an interesting mutation of genres. It is a hybridization of turn-based tactical combat, narrative world-building, and stealthy exploration within that world. T...

7.5 Good

Queen’s Wish: The Conqueror – Review

I first found out about Jeff Vogel and his company Spiderweb Software in 2011 when my husband decided to make his own indie-game and started reading about every indie-developer out there. Jeff Vogel w...

Rebel Cops Review

Rebel Cops – Review

Tactical turn-based RPGs are very fashionable today. More than that, they are definitely a genre quickly on the rise, both in demand and in offer. The main reason is probably connected to the huge suc...

Forged of Blood Header Review

Forged of Blood – Review

PRELUDE“Wind of change” Outside the sun is high, there are at least 35 degrees and my small pool is calling me. Desperately.It’s hard to write a review in this condition, but it’s even harder if you h...

Field of Glory Empires

Field of Glory: Empires – Review

Grand strategy is a peculiar genre. It’s not really 4X as its scope is usually wider, not geographically speaking, but mechanics-wise. While 4X is usually restricted to the usual four basic mechanics ...

Dragon Quest XI Review

Dragon Quest XI – Review

Dragon Quest XI is the latest entry to Square Enix’s long-running JRPG franchise. Unlike Final Fantasy which tries to radically reinvent itself through every iteration, Dragon Quest sticks to it...

Slay the Spire - Review

Slay the Spire – Review

Slay the Spire is the first and so far only game created by studio Megacrit. The game was in early access until released in January 2019. I learned about the game from a close friend of mine who bough...

8.5 Great
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Total War: Three Kingdoms – Review

Total War: Three Kingdoms is the first Total War game I have played in almost a decade if you ignore my seventeen hours in Napoleon and fourteen in Shogun 2. And you should, because much like good whi...

9 Amazing
Darkest Dungeon

Darkest Dungeon – Review

The Darkest Dungeon is definitely one of a more unconventional approach to Gothic Horror. Not that there is a lack of variety in video games for this theme – there are all kinds of action/adventure ty...

8.5 Great
Blood will be Spilled

Blood will be Spilled – Review

Blood will be Spilled, by Slovakia-based Doublequote Studio, is a part puzzle-platformer, part turn-based shootout strategy, and entirely a reimagination of Steamworld Heist. But here, instead of stea...

7.5 Good
Vambrace: Cold Soul

Vambrace: Cold Soul – Review

Rogue-lite (or rogue-like-like, as some call it) is a curious name that covers all sorts of games. From platformers to first-person shooters, from survival horror to strategy/simulation like Dwarf For...

5.5 Average
Fort Sumter

Fort Sumter – Review

GMT Games is a company that manufactures and sell wargames and boardgames. The former is its specialty: if you are so inclined (a ‘grognard’, that’s how a hardcore wargamer is called) you can basicall...

7 Good

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