Sometimes you just have high hopes that are wildly unrealistic for a game. Sometimes you get let down by that.
And sometimes you get mostly what you expect. The first Midnight Mysteries game seems to fall into that category.
Some games just sneak up on you from the side and blow you away.
Poker Night 2 certainly did that with me.
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Normally I have *some* idea of what a game is from the title or the art that goes with it. Some games defy even that.
QRTH-PHYL is very firmly in that category. I'm still not sure what to call it.
Tagged: 2012, Desura, Hermit Games, indie, physics puzzle, procedural generation, real-time strategy, Windows | No repliesContinue reading →
Some games are a strange mystery that take you on a journey you didn't entirely expect.
Analogue: A Hate Story is definitely one of those.
Tagged: 2012, Christine Love, demo available, Desura, indie, OS X, Steam, text adventure, Windows | 3 repliesContinue reading →
Some games just take their core premise a little too far.
Mystery PI: The Lottery Ticket... sounds like one of those.
Tagged: 2007, demo available, hidden object adventure, PopCap Games, SpinTop Games, Steam, Windows | 3 repliesContinue reading →
By now you'll have seen my general take on driving games: more arcade, less realistic, handles like a dream and just lets me go crazy.
And with a title like Monster Trucks Nitro, you'd assume it'd be awesome, right?
Tagged: 2009, demo available, driving, iOS, jump'n'run, OS X, RedLynx Ltd, Steam, Windows | No repliesContinue reading →
Some games just kind of defy description. This game, for example, is sort of a city management game, sort of a real time strategy game, and sort of a casual game.
Hard to categorise, but that's Royal Envoy for you.
Tagged: 2010, Android, casual, city management, demo available, iOS, OS X, Playrix Entertainment, real-time strategy, Windows | 2 repliesContinue reading →
I like point 'n' click games, and I like metal. And B-movie grade plots? Sure.
But do all these things come together in The Rockin' Dead?
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Some games, you're eagerly waiting for. Some games sneak up on you.
Slydris very definitely snuck up on me.
Tagged: 2012, Android, casual, Desura, iOS, OS X, puzzle-solving, RadianGames, sliding tile puzzle, Windows | 2 repliesContinue reading →
Sometimes I don't even bother reading the description of a game or watching trailer videos before I pick it up.
Super Puzzle Platformer Deluxe is one such game.
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