Video Game Previews

Chivalry 2's Beta is a Perfect Taste of What is To Come

Chivalry 2's closed beta showed what is shaping up to be a a gory, chaotic, and all around exhilarating multiplayer experience that is bound to make a big splash upon release.

We Are the Caretakers is in Very Early Access, but Has Potential

We are the Caretakers is a neat hybrid real-time/turn-based strategy game with an Afrofuturism twist, but is still in extremely early stages.

War Mongrels is a Promising but Unsteady War Story

War Mongrels is an isometric real-time action game that puts you in the jackboots of two German deserters during the final days of World War II.

Boomerang X is Pure Gravity-Defying Action Bliss

If you're looking for a pure burst of action with thrown blades and impossible physics, Boomerang X delivers the pure thrills.

Judgment: The Next-Gen Difference

Judgment on next-gen consoles is a surprisingly high quality remaster that fixes every technical grievance from the PS4 version. The hardware is no longer constraining the game's vision, making it far more enjoyable.

Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne Is Just As Difficult As You Remember

We take a first look at the HD Remastering of the PS2's Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster. Dive into a post-apocalyptic world filled with demons.

Diablo 2: Resurrected Beautifully Builds on a Classic

Does the Diablo 2: Resurrected Technical Alpha live up to its original? We explored the first two acts of the game — and it's looking pretty good.

Survive the Vikings in Siege Survival: Gloria Victis

There are so many game about being conquering Vikings but not many about enduring them. Siege Survival: Gloria Victis is game about a group of civilians and soldiers holding against an overwhelming Viking force. How long will you last?

Chronicle of Innsmouth: Mountains of Madness Deserves Investigation

Chronicle of Innsmouth: Mountains of Madness mixes charming adventure game aesthetic with horrid cosmic beings from beyond our comprehension.

Evil Genius 2 Provides a Serious Challenge for Strategy Fans

Evil Genius 2 has you trying to take over the world. Unfortunately, you're surrounded by an army comprised of complete idiots.

30XX is Faster, Sharper, and Getting Better

30XX is now on Early Access and the current build is stellar, mixing together the fluidity of an action platformer with roguelike elements admirably.

Wraith: The Oblivion - Afterlife Preview

Wraith: The Oblivion - Afterlife is another attempt at a good game in the World of Darkness. If it continues on the path it is on, it could actually do it

Lust From Beyond Is Tame For An Erotic Horror

This preview for Lust from Beyond manages to be extremely boring and unforgettable despite it being marketed as an erotic horror game.

Horror Story: Hallowseed is Wicked Cool

Sometimes you just go camping with your friends, get too drunk, and try to fend off demonic possession.

Guity Gear Strive's Rollback Netcode is a Revelation

Guilty Gear Strive's first open beta has proven that rollback netcode needs to become the future for fighting games.

Postal 4: No Regerts Left Me With Plenty Of Regerts

Postal 4 is a game that many might argue doesn't really need to exist, but does it do enough to justify itself in the modern age of gaming?

Fights in Tight Spaces Stylishly Mixes Superhot and Slay the Spire

Fights in Tight Spaces comes off strikingly unique, even if it could benefit from shaking up the moment to moment. It's stylish, fun and oh so replayable. 

Come One, Come All to the Amazing American Circus

The Amazing American Circus combines Darkest Dungeon and Slay the Spire to great effect in its limited demo

Valheim Defies Odds as a Bug-Free Early Access Survival Game

It has vikings, Norse mythology, low-poly graphics, and fantasy elements. Still, Valheim hasn't quite captivated me yet, but it is easily one of the most polished, competent titles in Early Access to date.

Evil Genius 2 is a Promising Revival of a Classic Strategy Game

We explore how to be the world's greatest criminal mastermind in Evil Genius 2, a highly-anticipated sequel to the classic strategy game from 2004.

Lab Rat Puts You To The Test

Chump Team's new narrative puzzler shines due to its central AI character whose approach to "machine learning" is like nothing you've seen before

Blue Fire is a Beautiful but Buggy Union of Zelda and Dark Souls

Zelda Souls is finally real, and the marriage of the two formulas is seamless. But constant crashes and bugged boss fights make Blue Fire impossible to fully experience.

Hauma Offers a Taste of Sweet Revenge

Attacked and left for dead, an ex-detective tries to get her revenge on the people who wronged her. She quickly finds herself in over her head with a vast conspiracy.

Get a Running Start on Lunark

Run and tumble through the future in Lunark, an upcoming indie 2D sci-fi platformer with gorgeous retro graphics.

The Roguebook Demo is Interesting, but Needs to go Off Book

Roguelike deck-builder, Roguebook, offers and interesting Slay the Spire like experience that could do with a little bit more

HROT is a Feverish Slavic Shooter

If there's one thing I've learned from HROT, it's that Czechoslovakia was a weird place in the late 80s. In my time with the first episode of this Early Access shooter, I came across floating, projectile-shooting heads, teleporting, gas mask-clad soldiers, and a rocket-shooting gymnastics pommel horse out for blood. That's just some of the horrors you'll come across in this trip of a retro FPS.

A Long Journey to an Uncertain End Offers an Uncertain Start

LGBTQ+ Space Opera, A Long Journey to an Uncertain End, offers an enticing, yet fairly stripped back demo

Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights is Both Bleak and Beautiful

The Upcoming Soulsborne Metroidvania is a Pretty Romp in a Dark World

Is Everspace 2 the Beautifully Designed Spaceship Sim You've Been Waiting For?

Everspace 2 is a fast-paced, action-packed spaceship RPG that allows you to explore a vast galaxy while customizing your ship. This Everspace sequel is gorgeously designed and offers plenty for you to explore and do as you battle outlaw spacecraft and mine distant asteroids. The Everspace 2 release date will be available soon, in the meantime take a look at our thoughts on the Everspace 2 gameplay and customization options.

Persona 5 Strikers Adds Omega Force Flair In All The Right Places

Coming up on almost a year since the Japanese release of Persona 5 Scramble we're now a month away from Persona 5 Strikers gettin