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REVIEW: Vampire: The masquerade: Swansong

Vampire: The Masquerade: Swansong is a very difficult game to review and is basically a heart monitor when it comes to quality. There are parts that are magnificent with incredibly good writing, world-building, and...

REVIEW: Cyberpunk 2077 Three Years Later

Cyberpunk 2077 has been a rocky-rocky road since its release in December 2020. While it’s not exactly been three years, as of September 21st, 2023, it has recently received its largest update yet with...

REVIEW: Final Fantasy XVI

One of the oldest jokes in video game RPGs is how long-running the Final Fantasy franchise is, given its name. The original Final Fantasy, released in 1987 in Japan and 1990 in North America,...

REVIEW: Warhammer 40K: Rogue Trader Impressions

Warhammer 40K: Rogue Trader is an upcoming CRPG developed by Owlcat Games. After achieving considerable success with their previous titles Pathfinder Kingmaker and Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous, Owlcat Games are taking a crack...

REVIEW: Wartales

Wartales is a gritty, turn-based RPG developed and published by Shiro Games. Originally launching in Early Access, it became a full release in April of this year. I’m a gigantic sucker for tactical sims,...

Cyberpunk 2077 Two Years Later

Cyberpunk 2077 remains one of the great controversial games of 2020. Also, 2021, and only started to lose that reputation around 2022. It was, to quote Obi-Wan Kenobi, supposed to be the Chosen One...

REVIEW: Cyber Mage by Saad Z. Hossain

The first words from Saad Z. Hossain to his readers in Cyber Mage isn’t, as you’d expect, an opening line designed to hook your attention, or a description of the South Asian-flavored cyberpunk setting...

REVIEW: The Sinking City

The Sinking City is a study in contradictions and one that I have many thoughts on both good and bad. The closest game I can think of to it is Silent Hill, which is...

REVIEW: Call of Cthulhu

Call of Cthulhu (2018) is a roleplaying survival horror game developed by Cyanide and published by Focus Home Interactive. Initially, the game was supposed to be created by Frogware Games, which created the Adventures...

REVIEW: Disco Elysium

The flippant pitch for Disco Elysium would be to say if China Mieville wrote a Dirk Gently video game. The writer, Robert Kurvitz, has made something unique with this game, and it’s hardly a...