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A Night Sky: a rolling good time
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Category: Reviews January 28, 2011 Tags: , ,

A Night Sky is the most recent game to be released by Nifflas. Nifflas is a familiar face on the indie games scene having produced a number of popular titles including Saira and Within a deep forest. Nifflas’ games are marked by innovativeness and a relaxed atmospheric feel and A Night Sky is no exception. […] read on
Saira: motor skills required
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Category: Reviews January 13, 2011 Tags: , ,

Sprinting across the surface of a far flung planet Saira flows smoothly forward, the cool atmosphere streaming past her face. Picking her way over the rocky landscape each of her strides explodes with a liquid power propelling her rapidly toward a towering rock face and surrounding spires. The purple red light of a nearby star […] read on
Limbo: a lesson in mortality
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Category: Reviews December 8, 2010 Tags: ,

There is only one certainty in life and that unfortunately is death. The Reaper stalks us every day of our lives waiting for the moment that he gets to swing his scythe and claim us for his own. Luckily for us the Reaper is patient and waits for us to come to him in our […] read on
Braid: a stitch in time
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Category: Reviews December 8, 2010 Tags: , , ,

Braid is Super Mario Brothers out for a bender and high on a hefty dose of Acid. The Acid trip starts slowly; the first few levels are quite normal and conform to the basic platform idea. Then some weirdness starts to sneak up on you… You can reverse time at your convenience!? There are no […] read on
Machinarium: robotic puzzle devilry
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Category: Reviews December 8, 2010 Tags: ,

Machinarium, the name evokes images of a drab grey insane asylum where mentally damaged robots are committed and left to run amok. The asylums crumbling white plasterwork walls with rusty pipes stabbing through are an apt metaphor for the occupants that dwell within. Broken down and decaying rapidly but still possessing sharp edges that can […] read on
Star Guard: a lightning raid
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Category: Reviews December 8, 2010 Tags: ,

A tiny green man sprints down a glowing yellow corridor somewhere deep underground. A couple of his comrades follow at his elbow ready to back him up should he need help. Abruptly the enemy comes into sight ahead. Several red beasts, man shaped but twice the size and with gaping jaws that flop grotesquely as […] read on
Aztaka: a double edged sword
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Category: Reviews December 8, 2010 Tags: ,

Aztaka is like a jar filled with salt and barbed wire with a $100 note sitting enticingly at the bottom. Clearly the reward looks worth the effort so gingerly you ease your hand into the mouth of the jar, ready to carefully navigate toward the goal. Reaching in the cuts sting and burn fiercely but […] read on

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