Author Archives: Dan Spence
By Dan Spence on October 27th 2015
As of today, the collector’s edition for season 2 of The Last Door has been added to Steam Early Access.
The Last Door is a low-res point and click adventure/horror game, influenced by the works of H.P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allen Poe. I reviewed season 1 of the game back in May and praised it for its stunning visuals and incredible, tense atmosphere.
By Dan Spence on September 2nd 2015
Today I played Xeodrifter, a Metroid-style 2D action adventure game developed by Texas-based studio: Renegade Kid. Xeodrifter is a game riddled with large quantities of retro nostalgia but manages to feel fresh regardless due to some interesting design choices.
By Dan Spence on August 21st 2015
Qora is a 2D indie adventure game that was developed by a two-man team consisting of Holden Boyles and programmer Ciprian Stanciu. Published by Curve Digital, the game features an unusual story and a unique pixel-art style.
By Dan Spence on August 10th 2015
MISSING: An Interactive Thriller is an unusual game. Developed by a Canadian indie team by the name of Zandel Media; MISSING is a throwback to the FMV games of the early-to-mid nineties (albeit one with access to modern-day technology). It is an episodic game, the first episode of which is approximately 45 minutes in length. It’s an odd beast to say the least.
By Dan Spence on August 5th 2015
Not A Hero is the latest game to be released by indie dev team Roll7; the creators of 2014’s BAFTA-award winning skateboarding game: OlliOlli. Published by Devolver Digital, the game’s main premise is to aid a giant anthropomorphic bunny rabbit (by the name of BunnyLord) in his bid to be elected mayor. In order to increase BunnyLord’s electoral chances it is decided that you must clamp down on the city’s crime in the most direct way possible.