On Numerical Rating Systems – An Op-Ed

When you think about it, every half-a-star is 1 point in a 10 point system. But, the issue is not with the 10 point system, it’s all in how the reader has been manipulated by pandering scores to only accept 8-10 scores as ‘good’…


Deity Game screenshot

Review: Deity

Deity is a stealth-action game from students of the famous school Digipen built from the ground up in C++ with a custom engine. Read the full review…


achron screenshot - bugs everywhere

Review: Achron

Achron is a realtime strategy game from indie developer Hazardous Software Inc. that adds the head-scratching element of time travel and its paradoxes in a very elegant way. Read the full review…


Bastion RPG game screenshot 2

Review: Bastion

Bastion is a game that centers around its narrative, and its solid combat system. Right from the start its charm will grope around on you until it finds a firm grip and drags you into its lair for the rest of the ride. Read on to find out why this new RPG from Supergiant games gets a perfect score not only from Indie Game Reviewer, but every other critic who’s played it.


detour game screenshot one

Review: DETOUR

A review of indie action game Detour from Sandswept Studios – a promising title that still appears under construction…


terraria screenshot - Castlevania meets MineCraft

Review: Terraria

Terraria IS (deep breath): a side-scrolling sandbox adventure exploration Metroidvania game with RPG and item-based character progression with MineCraft-like Build-It aspects. Read the review…


Bennu game screenshot2 - this level will drive you mad

Review: Bennu (Once A Bird)

Bennu is something that is a bit hard to nail down. One part physics puzzler, one part action platformer, or, in this case, swinging platformer. Read on…