Tag: 2015 Release

  • Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows (PC/Steam)

    Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows (PC/Steam)

    (Review archived from April 15, 2023) Shovel Knight is one of the finest examples of what I’d consider to be ‘the golden age of modern retro-style games,’ a period of time I’d loosely bound as being between the years of 2010 and 2015. These days you practically can’t even skip a loose Super Metroid cart…

  • Cube Escape Series Retrospective: Part 1 (Android)

    Cube Escape Series Retrospective: Part 1 (Android)

    (Review archived from October 31, 2018) I have to be completely honest here. I played a lot of horror games in October. And as the close of the month drew near I was starting to face some burnout. Well, maybe ‘burnout’ is the wrong word for it. I was facing some significant indecisiveness regarding what to play…

  • Grim Fandango Remastered (PC/Steam)

    Grim Fandango Remastered (PC/Steam)

    (Review archived from January 20, 2016) This is one of those games that manages to get by purely on the strength of its wit, charm, and guile. And that’s all it needs really. Sure the gameplay is sort of janky in parts. Sure the pacing is a hot mess. Sure there are several off the wall ‘moon-logic’…