SpaceEngine (Early Access) Review – A Phenomenally-crafted, Spacey Masterpiece

SpaceEngine Vladimir Romanyuk I feel small. Very, very small. Not only that but my jaw has been on the floor for over an hour. That’s because I have just been flying through the universe in Vladimir Romanyuk’s space “game,” SpaceEngine. I use quotes because SpaceEngine isn’t really a game, its more than that. It’s more…

Steel Division 2 – Death on the Vistula DLC Review – A Great Addition to an Already Fantastic Game

Steel Division 2 – Death on the Vistula DLC Eugen Systems Many real-time strategy fans were filled with anticipation when Steel Division 2 was announced over a year ago. The follow up to 2017’s excellent World War 2 RTS, Steel Division: Normandy 44, made gamers who had fallen in love with Eugen System’s new RTS…

Atom RPG Review – A Brilliant Love Letter to the Classics

Atom RPGAtomTeam Like all classic role-playing games, post-apocalyptic CRPGs seem to be more of a rare occurrence than in their heyday during the 1980s and 90s. As both first-person shooters and massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) became more popular, the classic style of top-down, turn-based (or pause-able real-time) titles seem to lose favor with…

Conglomerate 451 (Early Access) Review – A Possible Diamond in the Rough

Conglomerate 451 Runeheads / 1C Entertainment The cyberpunk subgenre of science fiction has a history of being popular within the gaming industry. Personally, I recently re-played Deus Ex: Mankind Divided just to get my cyberpunk fix before Cyberpunk 2077 hits us like a lightning bolt from Zeus himself (or maybe Cyber-Zeus?). A small, Italian development…

War of Rights (Early Access) Review – A Unique Departure from the Usual FPS’s

War of Rights Campfire Games With World War One film, 1917, just around the corner, it’s good to see the Great War getting some attention, instead of WW2. Besides M2H and Blackmill Games’ title, Verdun, you really don’t see many WW1 first-person shooter games out there on the market. The same thing can also be…

CryoFall (Early Access) Review – More, Please

AtomicTorch Studio Daedalic Entertainment Survival games seem to be a dime a dozen these days and frankly, most of them are merely slightly different takes of already established titles. For instance, having played the likes of Miscreated, DayZ, Scum, Survive the Nights, etc., even though each of these games features slighting different variations of what…

Survive the Nights (Early Access) Review – A Zombie Game with Unique Features

Survive the Nights a2z Interactive Survive the Nights has been in development for several years now. It’s a zombie-pocalypse style game in a similar vein to 7 Days to Die, where the undead are more docile during the daytime hours and deadlier at night. My first game involved choosing a server and then spawning into…

American Truck Simulator – Utah Review – Bring on Canyon Country

American Truck Simulator – Utah Nils Jakrins / Excalibur Games American Truck Simulator has really carved out its very own unique niche within the gaming industry. Just as game developers SCS software has illuminated many places we’ve never seen with Euro Truck Simulator, so have they allowed us to travel to some of the many…

Flashing Lights (Early Access) Review – A Promising, Unique Indie Game

Flashing Lights Nils Jakrins / Excalibur Games When I’d first heard about the game, Flashing Lights, I thought that it had a brilliant concept. After all, there aren’t many games out there that set out to give players the chance to step into the important roles of law enforcement, EMS, and fire department personnel, in…