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Review: Ember

Certain design quirks make it quite obvious that Ember was designed for tablets, and I saw articles stating that it may be an all right game for the PC, but it’s an outstanding one for tablets. That may well be true, but it’s also irrelevant, seeing as I don’t care about tablets and will judge […]

Review: Her Story

This is a rather difficult review to write, in good part because calling Her Story a game may be questionable. It’s an interesting experiment, an interesting use of the medium, and there is something to do and progress if you do it right. Unlike a fair number of others which are clearly games, there’s even […]

Review: Driftmoon

Before anything else, I must stress the fact that this is a game made, with the exception of the music and most portraits, by two people. Granted, I have previously praised a game made, again with the exception of the music, by a single person, and that one is far more complex and quite simply […]

Review: Gone Home

This is a difficult one to review. Or maybe I should more exactly say it’s a difficult one to review as a game, because I find it rather hard to call it one, and in fact it is listed in the Notgames group on MobyGames, even though I don’t see it in the releases list […]

GOG.com: Now with Microtransactions and 30 Prices for One Game

Still not up to make much sense, but received a notification yesterday that the GOG.com User Agreement and Privacy Policy are being updated, with three changes being mentioned. One was expected, having to do with the introduction of GOG Wallet, but the other two mention more data sharing with their partners and purchasing virtual goods, […]