SuperEpic Is More Innovative Than Epic: A Review

SuperEpic Is More Innovative Than Epic: A Review

In SuperEpic: The Entertainment War, RegnantCorp is the one video game company left behind after a series of hostile takeovers and mergers across the world. A huge enterprise run by a literal monopoly of greedy pigs, RegnantCorp is bent on mind-controlling the masses with its intrusive products. Responding to a mysterious distress signal, Tan Tan the raccoon and his llama steed prepare to invade RegnantCorp headquarters to end the company’s tyrannical rule once and for all.
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Review: Pokemon Masters is a Gotcha Game

Review: Pokemon Masters is a Gotcha Game

Gacha games, games focused on acquiring collections of characters through random pulls, have become synonymous with the mobile market. Much like the toy collections from vending machines they are named for, gacha games draw in huge amounts of money for relatively low cost as people try to collect them all or look for their favorites. (more…)

Games We Loved in 2019… Even if They Didn’t Come Out This Year

Games We Loved in 2019… Even if They Didn’t Come Out This Year

We didn’t get a chance to play a lot of the games we hoped to this year, but that doesn’t mean we weren’t playing anything. Some of our favorites were games we revisited, games we discovered late, and/or games we’d been putting off since last year—and they deserve recognition, too! Join us as we take a look at the games we loved in 2019, even if they weren’t actually released this year. (more…)

Recap: In Life is Strange #9, The Truth Comes Out

Recap: In Life is Strange #9, The Truth Comes Out

Life is Strange: Waves wrapped up in Life is Strange #8 with more questions than answers. Life is Strange: Strings kicks off with a promise to search for them, but it takes its time. Before the audience can get answers, Chloe and Rachel have to catch up with what we already know—and that’s a lot. As a result, not a whole lot of concrete plot developments rear up. This issue takes a step back and gives the characters space to process what’s going on and what they learn. (more…)

Review: Off the Record Made Me Sad and Happy I Don’t Own a Record Store

Review: Off the Record Made Me Sad and Happy I Don’t Own a Record Store

Sometimes games are escapism. Sometimes games are a harsh reminder that good things, helpful things, get gobbled up or forgotten in the name of profit or convenience. Off the Record is the latter. (more…)

Review: Dial Your Way Through Eerie Worlds In Strange Telephone

Review: Dial Your Way Through Eerie Worlds In Strange Telephone

Strange Telephone doesn’t give up much to the player in terms of what it’s about, and that’s by design. Originally a mobile game, it’s now available on Steam and Nintendo Switch and the premise is this: you play as a purple-haired girl named Jill who wakes up in a strange dimension in front of a large, locked door. You are accompanied by a sentient telephone and, by calling different six-digit numbers on it, you can be transported to different strange dimensions to explore, collect useful items, and try to find a way out from the strange situation that you’ve found yourself in. But you can’t just wander around there forever! The worlds you’re exploring will get glitchier the longer you stay in them, eventually being destroyed completely. (more…)