8-Bit Adventures 2 – RPG Review

The 8-bit era wasn’t really the most timeless era for RPGs. As good as those games were, they were limited by the hardware they ran on. It was more seen as the launching point for classic franchises and gameplay mechanics that we still see today. Indie games nowadays don’t have the same hindrances as the … Continue reading 8-Bit Adventures 2 – RPG Review

Rogue Legacy 2 – RPG Review

The early 2010s was unquestionably one of the best eras for indie games. The emergence of digital sales platforms across all of the major consoles allowed for the discovery of many new studios. It also provided a major spotlight for game genres that would’ve previously been relegated to handheld consoles or flash game websites. Rogue … Continue reading Rogue Legacy 2 – RPG Review

Shadows Over Loathing – RPG Review

There is plenty to be normally expected when a game studio plans to launch its game. There is usually a marketing strategy involving trailers, demos and other promotions to build up anticipation for a launch. This is all usually planned out carefully to maximize sales potential and profit. I use terms like ‘usually’ and ‘normally’ … Continue reading Shadows Over Loathing – RPG Review

Chrono Trigger – RPG Review

It’s weird for me to think of any game, or rather any creative work as a masterpiece. There is usually some noticeable flaw in a work that detracts from even the best experiences. Games are certainly no exception. They have obvious flaws, but while they can be considered clear negatives, they have far more positive … Continue reading Chrono Trigger – RPG Review

Anuchard – Mini Review

There are a lot of games that excel at what they do. Whether it be their puzzle mechanics, characters, stories or combat, some just go above and beyond. Other times, there are those that are derivative and it is easy to see what inspires them. Anuchard falls into the latter category. It takes its inspiration … Continue reading Anuchard – Mini Review

Lagoon – RPG Review

Some fundamental standards have been established in terms of how to make a game. Throughout the years, many studios have experimented with different ideas to figure out what works and what doesn't. The best way to make as few missteps as possible is to learn from others who have made similar works as yours. However, … Continue reading Lagoon – RPG Review

Dust: An Elysian Tail – RPG Review

I’m not sure what era would serve as the ‘Golden Age’ of indie video games, but there is a strong argument to be made for the late 2000s and early 2010s. That was the time when all of the major consoles started offering digital distribution platforms and selling cheaper games made by smaller development teams. … Continue reading Dust: An Elysian Tail – RPG Review

West of Loathing – RPG Review

There is a lot that can make an indie game stand out. It can be tackling an underrepresented genre that is scarcely seen in more mainstream games. It can be having a unique art style that makes the look and feel of the game stand out among others. West of Loathing does that and more. … Continue reading West of Loathing – RPG Review

Airoheart – RPG Review

One of the more common trends for indie games is to take inspiration from a well-known classic. With all of the innovations that happen between the release of a classic game and the present, there are limitless ways to put a new spin on an old game. Airoheart aims to put a fresh new action … Continue reading Airoheart – RPG Review