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Proteus Review

Proteus Review

Feb 26, 2013

According to Wikipedia Proteus comes the adjective protean, which has the general meaning of “versatile”, “mutable”, “capable of assuming many forms”. This is the name, the development duo of Ed Key, a coder in the games industry for 9 years and David Kanaga, a musician and composer, chose for their game, an experimental audiovisual discovery...

Antichamber Review

Antichamber Review

Feb 25, 2013

Antichamber is a game like no other. Looking at its screenshots it may remind you of Portal, but the truth is that this game shares little with Valve’s acclaimed title. Alexander Bruce’s game is a puzzle game based on non Euclidean geometry. Those not familiar with the term, non Euclidean geometry is the branch of modern geometry in which certain axioms of Euclidean...

Pid Review

Pid Review

Dec 26, 2012

Might and Delight is a small video game studio was formed in early 2010. The core team has worked for various high-profile titles such as Mirror’s Edge, Battlefield, and Killzone, but most notably together on Capcom’s “Bionic Commando: Rearmed. Their first effort as a studio is Pid (Planet in Distress) a retro platformer drawing inspiration directly from Mega Man, Donkey Kong...

Worms Revolution Review

Worms Revolution Review

Nov 12, 2012

Transporting a game from its 2D environment to a 3D one is not easy to accomplish. Team 17 tried to do this with Worms Ultimate Mayhem but what the managed to achieve was just to disappoint the Worms series loyal audience. As a result Team 17 dealt with low sales and high criticism for this effort. The developer knew they the had to turn things round for their next effort. Worms...

Torchlight II Review

Torchlight II Review

Oct 22, 2012

When history repeats itself then it is better to be taught from its past rather than re-producing it. This must be the general rule for Runic Games, the developers that worked on Diablo I and II, and in 2009 released Torchlight, an action RPG that shared many similarities with the Diablo series. Upon release Torchlight was considered an impressive game, but still felt like a...