MechaNika Review: Not As Innocent As She Appears

Psychotic’s MechaNika By: Mango Protocol MechaNika, by Mango Protocol, is a very odd little game. It has a cutesy, hand-drawn cartoon appearance which can be misleading. The game is packed to the brim with character, but it has a 17+ rating for good reason. The first tip-off that there’s more to this game than meets the eye might be when

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“Her Story” Fans Are In For a Treat If the Game Sells 1 Million Copies

Her Story By: Sam Barlow **Note: If you haven’t already finished playing “Her Story,” turn back now. There are SPOILERS ahead!** I’ve recently been interviewing creator Sam Barlow and actress Viva Seifert about the full-motion video (FMV) murder mystery game Her Story. If you’ve played the game (and if you’re reading this, I hope you did), you may have come

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Prune: Walkthrough Guide

Prune By: Joel Mcdonald If you’ve been playing the gorgeous Prune by Joel McDonald, you may have noticed that the game doesn’t really give you many instructions. This walkthrough guide is meant to help those who need help understanding some key mechanics of the game. I also included video walkthroughs for each chapter. Additionally, I added some of the hidden

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Prune Review: A Deceptively Challenging Piece of Puzzle Art

Prune By: Joel Mcdonald My first impression of Prune was that it’s going to be more art than game. I got some very strong Monument Valley vibes from it, especially with its minimalistic icons and very similar camera feature. That would be fine, as I do love games as art. But as I progressed, the levels got significantly more challenging.

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The Long Siege: Walkthrough Guide

The Long Siege By: Anomaly Studios Pte Ltd This is a walkthrough guide for the iOS game the Long Siege by Anomaly Studios. It’s a work in progress, so please bear with me. Feel free to ask for help in the comments section. See my review for the Long Siege here. Starting guide: Tiles: Troops: Troops come in three types.

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The Long Siege: Review

The Long Siege By: Anomaly Studios Pte Ltd Match-three games are my go-to games for trains, waiting in line, lying in bed and similar settings. The problem is that the majority of them these days are filled with consumable in-app purchases (IAPs) that I don’t have any patience for. So I’m always on the lookout for a good premium match-three

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Brain It On! Review: Draw Your Way Out of This Conundrum

Brain It On! By: Orbital Nine My initial reaction to Orbital Nine’s physics-based game Brain It On! was that I’m too dumb for it. I nearly gave up after getting stumped just a few levels in. But instead, I decided to stick with it and see what would happen. At some point it just clicked and I was three-starring every

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