Night in the Woods Review | n3rdabl3

At first glance Night in the Woods looks like a typical cutesy 2D platformer, but it’s not really. So if you’re looking for lots of action or puzzle solving, then this is probably not for you. It’s a more game about hanging out with friends and dealing with change. A sort of interactive coming-of-age story…

Memoranda Review | Gaming Respawn

Mizuka is a young woman who keeps forgetting her name. She hasn’t slept for 17 days – the invisible old sailor living next to her bed won’t let her. A runaway circus elephant wants to be human. He’s hiding out in a cabin with a man who has lost his wife over his obsession with…

The Bitmap Brothers: Universe Review | Gaming Respawn

Few outfits are more synonymous with the glory days of the Commodore Amiga and Atari ST than The Bitmap Brothers. Their games were slick and polished, highly addictive, made great use of sound and music, and featured amazing artwork. There was always an air of cool and mystery about them. Indeed, violent future-sports simulator Speedball…

Killing Floor 2 Review | Gaming Respawn

After 18 gore-splattered months Tripwire Interactive’s co-op zombie shooter, Killing Floor 2, has officially come out of early access on PC and launched for the first time on PS4. For the uninitiated, KF2 is the follow up to the impressively successfully Killing Floor, an indie PC game that has gone on to sell around three…

Pavilion Review | Gaming Respawn

Aside from the sumptuous hand-crafted visuals and a soft spot for unusual puzzlers, I was drawn to Pavilion by the intriguing blurb, which describes the game as a “fourth-person puzzle adventure”. Turns out that’s not as pompous or as nebulous as it first sounds, particularly if you’re familiar with god games such as Populous or…

Butcher Review | Gaming Respawn

I think you know what you’re getting yourself into with a game that proudly declares, “The easiest mode is HARD.” Of course, the question is, is it fun hard or punch-the-desk-then-rage-quit hard? Luckily for my sanity and the furniture in my man cave, Transhuman Designs’ Butcher largely falls into the former category. Logically then, the…