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A Game Of Thrones: The Lost Lords Review

Slow Burn

Game of Thrones

HIGH: The dialog is top-notch and frames the upcoming episodes nicely...

LOW: ...but very little actually happens here.

WTF: Saying "I'm going to kill him" moments before a character said the same thing.

The Blue Flamingo Review

Bang and a Whimper

The Blue Flamingo

HIGH Interesting visuals.

LOW Careening into enemies when I'm not even touching the controller.

WTF No boss battles?! Really?!

Gravity Ghost Review

Actually pretty solid


Gravity Ghost

HIGH: The understated (but still neat) physics and non-stressful, challenging gameplay. The characters. Also, the music.

LOW: Wait-didn't I get those achievements?

WTF: Mazes are those things on neurological tests I always did really badly on. Why are they my favorite part of this game?

Marvin's Mittens Review

Double-jumping in a winter wonderland

Marvin's Mittens

HIGH Evolving gameplay mechanics make progress visible and rewarding.

LOW Collectable snowflakes often blend-in with the background art.

WTF Very limited options and no way to play the game in full-screen.

Gabriel Knight: Sins Of The Fathers, 20th Anniversary Edition Review

The welcome return of a genuine classic

Gabriel Knight: Sins Of The Fathers 20th Anniversary Edition Review Screenshot

HIGH Still one of the best adventure games ever made.

LOW Janky animations destroy what looks beautiful in a screenshot.

WTF How does Gabriel's 1993 phone not have a "redial" button?

Runers Review

Spinning the Rune-lette Wheel

Runers Review Screenshot

HIGH Finally getting the ability to craft a level three spell!

LOW Having that spell turn out to be a useless rock shield.

WTF That enemy is healing faster than I can damage him. How did this wind up in the game?

The Old City: Leviathan Review

Pretentious, Prosaic, Post-Apocalyptic Fiction

The Old City: Leviathan Review Screenshot

HIGH Some genuinely tense, unnerving moments in the first chapter.

LOW Everything after the first chapter

WTF An entire novella's worth of backstory is included as optional collectibles.

Grand Theft Auto V Second Opinion

So Close, So Far

Grand Theft Auto V Screenshot

HIGH Flying a crop duster into a cargo plane, then riding a jeep out of it.

LOW The frustrating early mission that introduces the wonky drive-by mechanics.

WTF We're escaping a full-on military response by hopping onto a freakin' freight train?

Grow Home Review

A Garden of Whimsy

Grow Home

HIGH Looking down.

LOW That bull isn't friendly.

WTF This came from Ubisoft. Ubisoft.

Citizens Of Earth Review

Falls Short in the Polls

Citizens of Earth

HIGH: Several genuinely humorous jokes and references.

LOW: Combat quickly becomes tedious.

WTF: "Pop quiz today: cheaters will be electrocuted on sight."

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