Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Review

Played on Windows.
Also Available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
Disclosure (Kickstarter) at the end.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night started as a Kickstarter in May of 2015, claiming to bring a new game from Koji Igarashi, creator of Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and was funded in under 24 hours and went on to be one of the largest Kickstarters of all time earning over five million dollars. It’s been over 4 years since then, it finally was released, but has it delivered on its promise?

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Moonlighter Review – Items shops during the day, dungeon running at night

Played on Windows
Also Available on  Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Linux, and macOS.

Moonlighter takes the drudgery of running a store and finds a new and interesting way to invigorate the experience. This isn’t a new concept, but Moonlighter still finds ways to make it engaging. Moonlighter is actually much more of an adventure but with great theming, but is it worth playing?

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Druidstone: The Secret of the Menhir Forest Review

Played on Windows
Disclosure (Review copy) at the end of the review.

Druidstone is the first game from the Ctrl Alt Ninja, the new company formed from Almost Human. While the company’s name change, they say it’s mostly the same group of developers, but the result is a very interesting game. Almost Human was the company that produced the Legends of Grimrock series, an interesting call back to Might and Magic style RPGs. This time around Ctrl Alt Ninja looks back to D&D inspired strategy RPGs, does it hit the mark a second time?

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Yakuza Kiwami 2 Review

Played on Windows
Also Available on PlayStation 4. Original version (Yakuza 2) on PlayStation 2.

Yakuza Kiwami 2 is the third game chronologically in the Yakuza Series. It is also is the third Yakuza game released on PC in under 12 months. With the rate that Sega is releasing these titles players are getting a wealth of Yakuza content, but can Yakuza Kiwami 2 stand up to the two games that already came before it?

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Baba is You Review

Played on Windows.
Also Available on macOS, Linux, and Switch.

Baba is You has gotten a lot of attention recently. It’s a new game from Arvi “Hempuli” Teikari. It’s also is a game that scratches that particular itch of mine when I look for puzzle games. It’s not just about the rules the game makes, but rather how you deal with them, change them, and make your own rules. This is Baba is You.

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