Death Trash Review (Early Access)

Death TrashCrafting Legends Death Trash is a new action role-playing game (ARPG) that has recently been released into Steam’s Early Access program. It’s set in a variation of the post-apocalyptic settings you’ve probably seen in other genre franchises such as Fallout and Wasteland. But instead of having to contend with mutated creatures (and humans), you’ll…

Jupiter Hell Review

Jupiter HellAmplitude Studios/Sega Back in the day, I used to play a lot of fighting games. If I could have crawled into a Street Fighter arcade cabinet and lived there, I would have. Then Doom came along and became my next obsession. The now-classic shooter that is Doom has had such a far-reaching effect on…

Humankind Review

HumankindAmplitude Studios/Sega For those not in the know, Amplitude Studios’ Humankind is one of the most wildly anticipated strategy games of the last decade. The turn-based, history-based strategy genre has long been dominated by Sid Meier’s Civilization series—with Civilization 6 being the most recent title. However, many folks (including myself) have grown weary of the…

HighFleet Review

HighFleetMicroProse Who knew that a fortuitous meeting by two men in Las Vegas (arranged by mutual friends), would lead to the formation of one of the most hallowed game companies in the world. MicroProse was formed in 1982, by retired Air Force pilot, Bill Stealey, and computer programmer, Sid Meier. From there, they went on…

The Ascent Review

The AscentNeon Giant / Curve Digital Developed by Neon Giant and published by Curve Digital, The Ascent is set in a dystopian cyberpunk world called Veles. You, the player, step into the well-worn work boots of an Indent—which basically makes you part of the indentured servant class. All of a sudden, the megacorp that you…

Cartel Tycoon Preview

Cartel TycoonTinyBuild Games Crime documentaries have always been very popular things to watch on TV—particularly the ones that cover the exploits of the multitude of criminal cartels south of the border. There have also been some films that portray dangerous men up to dastardly drug dealings, the most famous one being “Scarface,” with Al Pacino.…