The Long Reach review

What is it? Despite initial appearances, The Long Reach is not a zombie apocalypse game. Probably for the best, there’s already far too many of them these days. No, this game is more Stranger Things and Stephen King than The Walking Dead. Essentially, it’s a 2D adventure game with puzzle solving and horror elements. What’s…

Dustbowl Review | Gaming Respawn

Despite their well-documented flaws, I absolutely love the S.T.A.L.K.E.R games. As a series it certainly ranks among my all-time favourites and for some time now I’ve been seeking a worthy spiritual successor to the rich, mysterious and bleakly atmospheric world of the Zone. At last, I think I’ve finally found one, though little did I…

Indie Freebie of the Week: I’m Alright – Gaming Respawn

This week’s featured Indie Freebie is 2D platformer I’m Alright. I can’t really explain why, but I was drawn to this game by its curious name and cover art while perusing the catalogue on Game Jolt. But I’m glad I checked it out, because it’s a genuinely intriguing creation. The game commences with you, an…

Commodore Amiga: a visual Commpendium

The Amiga was a massive part of my teenage life. In the early 90s, we had a Sega Mega Drive, a Sinclair ZX Spectrum, and an Amstrad CPC, but I was always far more interested in my mate’s Amiga 500 – the graphics and sound were gorgeous, the games intoxicating and he seemed to have…