‘The Shapeshifting Detective’ Review: The Truth is Out There

The Shapeshifting Detective By: Wales Interactive Ltd. I didn't realize how enjoyable full motion video (FMV) games could be until I played Contradiction on my iPad, and later Her Story. Though very different games, they both use live footage to make you feel like you're part of the story or playing an interactive movie. FMV seems especially popular with murder mysteries, and that's also true of the latest one to make it…

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‘STAY: Are you there?’: I Was, But Not Anymore (Review)

STAY: Are you there? By: Appnormals / Plug In Digital I didn't really know what to expect from Appnormals' choice-based text adventure, STAY: Are you there?, but it hooked me right away. There's no time wasted getting to the action. A man named Quinn is kidnapped and locked in a room with a computer that, for some reason, allows him to communicate with you and you alone. It's a cross between a…

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Snakebird Primer: Walkthrough Guide and Puzzle Solutions

Snakebird Primer By: Noumenon Games Snakebird Primer is an easier version of Snakebird, meant for kids or people who had trouble with the original game. It should help prepare you for the harder game, but there are still some tricky puzzles. If you get stuck, it's more fun to figure out the solution yourself, but you can also try this walkthrough guide. Feel free to ask for extra help in the comments…

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STAY: Are you there? – Complete Walkthrough Guide and Puzzle Solutions

STAY: Are you there? By: Appnormals / Plug In Digital STAY: Are you there? is a cross between a room escape game and a text/chat simulator. A guy named Quinn gets kidnapped and locked in a strange house with a computer that can communicate with you. You need to help him make choices and solve puzzles. There are seven different endings, depending on your trust/binding level. Keep in mind that if you…

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Pipe Push Paradise: iOS Walkthrough Guide, Tips and Tricks

Pipe Push Paradise By: Digerati Distribution / Corey Martin Pipe Push Paradise is a hardcore puzzler by developer Corey Martin. It recently got posted over to iOS and Android with a slightly bigger tutorial, but it's still a pretty challenging game. I've only made videos for the first few levels, but I'll add be adding more. Meanwhile, I have some tips and tricks to help you out. And if you need help…

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‘Pipe Push Paradise’ iOS Review: Perfectly Perplexing Portable Plumbing Puzzles

Pipe Push Paradise By: Digerati Distribution / Corey Martin Ever since Snakebird stole my heart with its hardcore but user-friendly puzzles, I've been hoping that more PC puzzlers would make their way over to iOS. I'm still waiting on Stephen's Sausage Roll, as I'm told it's the gold standard. But another one that's been brought to my attention a few times is Pipe Push Paradise and, out of the blue, a mobile…

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Linn: Path of Orchards – Walkthrough Guide, Tips and Tricks

Linn: Path of Orchards By: Crescent Moon Games I'm not super skilled at playing Linn: Path of Orchards, but there are things I picked up along the way that helped me get a better handle on the controls and how things work in the game. So while don't have a proper walkthrough for the full game, I do have some pointers to help anyone out who's struggling. See my Linn review here.…

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‘Linn: Path of Orchards’ Review – You Spin Me Right Round

Linn: Path of Orchards By: Crescent Moon Games Linn: Path of Orchards is a game I wish I was better at playing. I love the art style that's reminiscent of classics like Monument Valley and Alto's Adventure, from the color palette to the weather effects. It has a calm and relaxing soundtrack that makes me want to keep playing even when I'm frustrated. I'm also a big fan of games that have…

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