IMGN.PRO’s indie survial horror game encourages profound contemplation, specifically about living with death.
It may be a less refined version of a Hitman-style game, but the delivery of its rote narrative is sometimes innovative.
The puzzles often require the player to merely regurgitate a pattern from one part of the world to another.
Platinum Games isn’t interested in tricks. Instead, they expect the player to rise to the occasion.
Robomodo’s Activision-mandated update most often challenges players, strangely, not to score big, but stupidly.
The narrative, like the coding, doesn’t hold the player’s hand, and the storytelling and puzzle-solving are, for the most part, enriched by the reserved delivery.
A digital conversion of a physical game is worthwhile, but it might have been best to leave this one on the tabletop.
Its most tangible accomplishment is how it responds when your priorities clash and intermingle with those of the playable character.
It alters the racing-car formula smartly in several areas, but the good ideas are often half-baked or hidden behind a load of cruft.
The force of good opposing this darkness is a benevolent ghost that glows white in the darkness.
A game world that feels like a real place isn’t necessarily the end all be all, but in this game’s case, it helps you feel welcome.
The Sailor’s Dream is as much a “sound game” as it is a video game—if it is a game at all, a proposition its own developers have posed.