Author: Kyle Clark

After years stuck in development limbo, including a shelved movie adaptation, Fallout has finally made its way onto screens through an Amazon television series crafted by showrunners Graham Wagner and Geneva Robertson-Dworet. Rather than adapting one of the existing games, the series carves its own path with an original story set in the wastelands of Los Angeles 217 years after the nuclear apocalypse. It centers around three primary characters: Lucy Maclean, a vault dweller from Vault 33 who ventures into the Wastelands to find her missing father, Hank; Maximus, a squire in LA’s Brotherhood of Steel; and a mysterious Ghoul,…

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GoodPrincess Peach: Showtime! Review – A Theatrical Adventure Awaits Princess Peach has secured the spotlight once again in Princess Peach: Showtime! The new adventure sees Princess Peach taking the lead, inviting players to a performance unlike any other. Set against the backdrop of the Sparkle Theatre—now under the shadowy threat of Madame Grape and her Sour Bunch minions—this adventure combines the charm of its heroine with a unique costume mechanic, setting the stage for a tale of courage, creativity, and the power of sparkle. Still, some systems may hold players back from giving this a standing ovation. Princess Peach: Showtime!…

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In-Depth Preview of Princess Peach: Showtime! Nintendo has graced the eShop with a sneak peek into the much-anticipated Princess Peach: Showtime!, marking a significant entry in the realm of solo adventures for the beloved princess. This second solo endeavor transports players to the mesmerizing Sparkle Theatre, a place of joy and entertainment, now under threat by the malevolent Madame Grape and her minions, the Sour Bunch. Intent on bringing chaos to the theatre’s productions, this villainous group meets its match in Princess Peach. With determination and the assistance of her fairy ally, Stella, Peach sets out to restore joy to…

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Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley – An In-Depth Review In the heart of the enchanting world created by Tove Jansson, Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley emerges as a beacon for fans of the Moomins, offering a fresh, interactive journey through the beloved Moominvalley. Developed by Hyper Games, this title centers around the adored character Snufkin, who returns from his winter sojourn to find Moominvalley awakening to spring’s touch. However, joy quickly turns to concern when he discovers that Moomintroll, his dear friend, is missing. Snufkin’s venture to find Moomintroll takes him across familiar landscapes, replete with well-known characters from the Moomin tales.…

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Creating Your Own Yordle Hero: A Unique Twist in Bandle Tale In a delightful departure from its high-octane roots, Riot Forge, in collaboration with Lazy Bear Games, introduces Bandle Tale, a novel spin-off set in the enchanting universe of League of Legends. This adventure casts players into the vibrant island realm of Bandle City, a place where the whimsical Yordle species thrives. Unlike the main series, where players step into the shoes of pre-defined champions, Bandle Tale offers a unique twist: you get to create and personalize your own Yordle hero. Bandle Tale: A League of Legends Story begins with…

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Introduction to Tinytown: A Surprising Challenge Awaits As part of Steam Next Fest, I decided to try out the Tinytown demo. I anticipated simply creating a small town in the provided section of the demo, but I was pleasantly surprised by the challenge I encountered. Instead of merely placing buildings and roads, I found myself tasked with ensuring that every space on the small map was filled with some form of structure or roadway. I was struck by the complexity and difficulty of this task as I concentrated on connecting different roads while ensuring that each building or landmark found…

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Exploring the Han Dynasty in Reigns: Three Kingdoms Nerial’s card-swiping series returns with its newest entry, Reigns: Three Kingdoms, which takes a bold leap beyond the familiar settings of kings, queens, and the land of Westeros. In this installment, players find themselves in the year 2024, taking on the role of a character who, with the guidance of a woman named Lucy, embarks on a simulation journey into the waning years of the Han Dynasty. This unique premise allows players to rise from ordinary citizens with futuristic knowledge to potentially becoming the emperor or empress of ancient China. Reigns: Three Kingdoms…

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Snowman Story, a captivating game developed by Odencat, presents a whimsical yet poignant exploration into the fate of snowmen as spring approaches and the inevitable melting begins. This narrative-driven game introduces us to Chris, a snowman who becomes aware of his impending doom with the arrival of spring. Determined to defy this fate, Chris sets off on an adventurous journey to the North Pole, a place he believes will safeguard him from melting. The game’s charm lies in its ability to weave a tale of determination, discovery, and the harsh realities of life’s transient nature. Exploring the Whimsical and Poignant…

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2023 has been a busy year for gaming, with great titles released throughout most of the twelve months, five of which have left an impact on me this year that I just have to start gushing about. 5. Super Mario Bros. Wonder Starting with some family fun, Mario Wonder sees Mario and friends in the Flower Kingdom in what might be their weirdest adventure yet as they seek to reclaim all of the Wonder Seeds from Bowser’s clutches. Once again, this is a fun Mario title that’s best played with friends. Each level was fun, but what made this more…

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Mario’s first RPG adventure returns in a brand new 3D remake for the Nintendo Switch, just in time for the Christmas season. Like its predecessor, Mario RPG features Mario, Peach, and Bowser, as well as new allies Geno, a talking puppet, and Mallow, a cloud citizen. Together, they must deal with the mischievous Smithy and embark on a quest to collect the seven stars, aiming to thwart his plan to take over the world. The original transformed the previously 2D world into a 3D environments, with each location resembling an isometric landscape. I quickly fell in love with the remade…

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Silent Hill Ascension Review: Exploring Innovative Live Participation When I first learned about the live participation mechanic in Silent Hill Ascension, I was initially intrigued but somewhat cautious about its concept. Players must collaborate to ensure the survival of various characters and prevent them from facing a gruesome end at the hands of their demons. However, I also had concerns regarding Silent Hill’s history of underperforming titles. Would Ascension continue this pattern, and would players genuinely care about its characters? [perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]Silent Hill Ascension’s rushed narrative and generic characters make it a disappointment for…

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Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl is back with a new title and new characters, including some surprising additions and long-requested fighters from Nickelodeon shows. The game offers more content than its predecessor, some of which may be familiar to players who have experience with other fighting titles. All-Star Brawl 2 Roster: New Characters and Familiar Favorites In All-Star Brawl 2, the roster has undergone significant changes compared to the original game. Returning characters like Zim, Jenny Wakeman, Nigel Thornberry, Spongebob, and Patrick are joined by newcomers such as Jimmy Neutron, Squidward, Gerald Johanssen, Azula, the Angry Beavers, El Tigre, and even Grandma…

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The League of Legends universe expands in Song of Nunu: A League of Legends Story, where an adventure unfolds as Nunu, the young champion, and his loyal yeti companion, Willump, set out on a journey. In this single-player adventure from Tequila Games, players will set out on a quest to reach the elusive Heart of the Blue in their pursuit of Nunu’s missing mother, Layka. Introducing the Song of Nunu: A League of Legends Story Song of Nunu: A League of Legends Story takes place in the Freljord. In the opening moments, Nunu and Willump encounter corrupted winter wolves. Willump…

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Super Mario Bros. Wonder presents Mario’s newest, and perhaps strangest, adventure yet. Mario, Luigi, Peach, and others journey to the Flower Kingdom to celebrate with the kingdom’s ruler, Prince Florian. However, their festivities are abruptly interrupted by the unexpected appearance of Bowser. Utilizing the power of the kingdom’s wonder seeds, Bowser merges with Florian’s palace. Alongside Bowser Jr., they aim to seize control of the Flower Kingdom and extend their dominance worldwide. In Super Mario Bros. Wonder, Mario and his friends once again embark on a mission to thwart Bowser. They must recover the stolen wonder seeds and rescue the…

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Panstasz’s spine-tingling 1 to 2-bit horror game, World of Horror, originally launched in early access in 2020. Now, it has finally arrived on Steam and modern consoles, ready to haunt your dreams. The Mysterious Town of Shiokawa: A Sinister Setting Step into the eerie town of Shiokawa in May of 1984, where World of Horror plunges you into the shoes of an Investigator. Your mission? To thwart one of the Old Gods’ sinister schemes to awaken and unleash terror upon the Earth. To accomplish this, you must ascend the ominous Shiokawa lighthouse, but there’s a catch. You must first solve…

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One of the many demos featured at Steam’s Next Fest that I had the chance to play was Supernova Game’s upcoming title, Cupid Island, where you assume the role of an anxious Cupid who has recently started residing on the titular island. At the start of Cupid Island, you can customize both your Cupid and the island’s name and appearance to your liking. However, your primary goal is to collect love from blossoming human relationships to sustain the world of Angels. You achieve this with your trusty Cupid’s arrow and the assistance of your new angelic friend, Graciel, who lends…

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After some time in Early Access, developer Yongjustyong is releasing the launch build of their deck-building adventure, Sigil of the Magi. During this period, updates and feedback shaped the experience for the full release, and it shows. That said, post-launch updates may be needed for this game to reach its full potential. Sigil of the Magi casts you in the role of three Adventurers embarking on a journey across the land to find the Tomb of the Magi, which bestows great power upon its discoverers. Using cards, the adventurers battle various monsters and foes obstructing their path as they seek…

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Buff Studio’s newest game takes you on a musical-themed adventure filled with jazz, finding love, and facing the fear of the future. Blue Wednesday centers around a pianist named Morris who hopes to one day make it big in Evans City. After getting fired from his recent job at a supermarket, Morris gets the chance to fulfill his dreams as a pianist, which leads to him joining a band in a nightclub called Birds Club. He becomes closer to the other members of the group, most notably a saxophone player named Angela, as he tries his best not to let…

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Following the shutdown of the Friday the 13th game, publisher Gun Media has since moved on to another iconic horror franchise alongside developer Sumo Digital to release The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. This title offers a similar asymmetrical experience to their previous game but with a few notable differences. https://youtu.be/oA7eT8n0sWo The Texas Chain Saw Massacre takes place before the events of the original 1974 movie. The game sees Ana Flores and four friends leading a small search party for Ana’s missing sister Maria. However, Maria had come face to face with the Slaughter Family, and she sadly won’t be found…

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A school-based Disney manga that’s based on the Mobile Game of the same name, Twisted Wonderland Vol. 1 introduces Enma Yuken, captain of a kendo team who has magically whisked away from his regular life in Tokyo on the eve of an important kendo tournament to an academy called Night’s Raven College located in a world known as the titular Twisted Wonderland, after coming across a strange carriage on the way home. It isn’t long until Yu’s life becomes chaotic and adventurous as he tries to find a way back to Tokyo while also learning about the world of the…

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