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Wot I Think: Catherine Classic

Developer: Atlus Publisher: Sega Release: Out now! On: Windows From: Steam For: £15, $20, €20 I’ve never played Catherine before. I heard a bit about it from friends and fellow journalists: the stylish interface, the intriguing story that…

Wot I Think: Bury Me, My Love

Developer: The Pixel Hunt, ARTE France, FIGS Publisher: Playdius Release: Out now On: Windows From: Steam For: £4, $5, €5 “A game about Syrian refugees” has certain connotations, at least if you are not yourself a Syrian…

Wot I Think: The First Tree

Developer: David Wehle Publisher: David Wehle Release: Out now On: Windows, Mac, Linux From: Steam, GOG, Itch Price: £8, $10, 10€ There is a fine line a lot of introspective indie games are walking, between a careful exploration of…

Premature Evaluation: Heartbound

Premature Evaluation is the weekly column in which Steve Hogarty explores the wilds of early access. This week it’s the top down indie RPG-me-doo Heartbound Developer: Pirate Software Publisher: Pirate Software Release: Out now…

Wot I Think: YIIK: A Postmodern RPG

YIIK: A Postmodern RPG ought to be a mixed experience. There are elements of the game, particularly the music, that are excellent. There are those, like the combat, that are not so good. I expected to be talking here about how I am a child…

Wot I Think: Artifact

Developer: Valve Publisher: Valve Release: November 28th, 2018 On: Windows From: Steam Price: £16, $20, €18. Before you start buying more cards. There’s part of me that wants to champion Artifact as a step forward for digital card games. I…