Joseph Sale

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In Between Review

In Between is something rare indeed: a platformer with emotional storytelling that synthesises gameplay mechanics with its themes. Focusing on a dying man strug...
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Bridge Constructor Review

Bridge Constructor is a game in which, you guessed it: the player constructs bridges. That’s pretty much all there is to say on the matter. While it can be char...
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Super Dungeon Bros Review

Super Dungeon Bros is a dungeon-crawling brawler that claims rock influences. Whilst Super Dungeon Bros sports welcome design decisions which cause it to stand ...
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Xanadu Next Review

Xanadu Next is a labyrinth of concealed treasures: its title is derived from Kubla Khan, a famous poem written in a dream state by the infamous opiate addict an...
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Earthlock: Festival of Magic Review

Earthlock: Festival of Magic marks the glorious return of the heartfelt, story-driven, turn-based JRPG; the kind of game we haven’t experienced since the era of...
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Worms W.M.D. Review

Team17’s Worms: Armageddon was one of the first PC games I ever owned: strategic in the most illogical ways possible, addictive, and with a Monty Python-esque h...
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Kingdom: New Lands Review

My first experience of Kingdom was at EGX Rezzed 2016. I’d spent a rather happy morning at the independent games expo on the bottom floor, chatted with some gre...
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Slain: Back From Hell Review (PC)

Slain: Back From Hell may open with a line as bombastic as its title - "Bathoryn, awake" - but this pixelated wonder earns its right to lines like that. Slain: ...
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Hunter’s Legacy Review

Hunter’s Legacy is a new 2D platform-action game out on the block, and I can honestly say it’s one of the best of the genre I have played in years. Made in Unit...

Pre-Alpha Preview: Project Discord

After discovering Project Discord, an upcoming indie Survival Horror title, while researching a piece on the future of the classic genre, I did a shout-out for ...
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Bard’s Gold Review

Bard’s Gold is a rogue-like-platformer hybrid with some neat ideas, but one that unfortunately misses the mark by quite a wide margin. The idea of a two-dimensi...
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Blacksea Odyssey Review

Blacksea Odyssey is a very different type of rogue-like combining the stage-based elements of The Binding of Isaac with the twisted inventiveness of Dark Souls'...