TechRaptor Originals

TechRaptor publishes a large range of reviews, news, and articles – but TechRaptor Originals are the articles you’ll only find on TechRaptor. Below, you’ll find each of our Original series of articles, covering something a little different under every banner.

The Painscreek Killings Slayed Me

I fancy myself something of a detective based on the erroneous number of cold case shows and British crime dramas I've consumed.

SuperEpic: The Entertainment War is a Love Letter to Metroidvanias

I think it's fair to say that there are quite a few gamers who might consider some gaming companies out there a little bit... evil.

Screenshot Survey: Season's Greetings

It’s Saturday, and that means it’s time for another Screenshot Survey. Every week, we take a look at a few cool new games in the works by game developers tweeting with #ScreenshotSaturday.

Bear With Me: The Lost Robots - A Mechanic's Dream

Usually, I’m skeptical of tacked on prequels that come out after the initial material has made a boatload of money - Star Wars, for example, and Batman Arkham Origins – but I loved Bea

Catching Them All Again in Disc Creatures

Creature collecting is a thriving piece of the RPG marketplace.

The Beast Inside was Not the Friends We Made Along the Way

Dread and fear gnaw at me every time I start exploring a new first-person horror game. Why do I keep doing this? I need to learn my lesson.

The Auteur Experience With Queen's Wish: The Conqueror

Spiderweb Software is not a household name, but it is well known in the RPG community.

Get Lost In the Forests of Applewood

I rarely review, preview or even go within 10 feet of platformers. Why? Because I generally suck at them. However, I do love pixel art and cute little cats with bat wings.

Playing With Balls in AtmaSphere

AtmaSphere is a game about balls. Namely a big, lovesick ball named Ballard and his bewitching beau Ballerina.

Sand Physics Go Wild in Noita

Years ago during grade school, there were only a few games you could play that wouldn't be blocked by some sort of website filter.

A Knight's Quest is Worth Embarking On

Looking at A Knight's Quest, I felt a sense of immediate familiarity.

Anarcute's Adorable Riots Are Worth Fighting For

From the first second I laid my eyes on it I knew I needed to play Anarcute.

Dark Narrative: A Throne, A Shrine, and Two Dead Thieves

In Thief, every room could tell a story, and as a thief in the shadows, you enjoy the experience of learning those stories from various objects and characters in the environment.

Moon Hunters is a Fantastic Action RPG

What would happen if the moon didn’t rise? Well, probably a lot of bad things that would throw our world into chaos – scientifically speaking.

Make Friends With the Dummies in Beraltors

Beraltors is a game that's a little difficult to describe at first, but I've settled on something that I feel makes sense: it's a Metroi

Digging Deep into We Are The Dwarves

When indie developer Whale Rock Games released, We Are The Dwarves in 2016, the idea behind it intrigued me, as I originally thought the game would be in the same vein as the long-forgotte

Shed a Few Solar Tears in Crying Suns

Crying Suns is a tactical sci-fi rogue-lite that bears more than a passing resemblance to FTL: Faster Than Light.

Screenshot Survey: Mine is Bigger Than Austin's Edition

It’s Saturday, and that means it’s time for another Screenshot Survey. Every week, we take a look at a few cool new games in the works by game developers tweeting with #ScreenshotSaturday.

The Living History of War of Rights

There are few game series out there that really cater to the demands for history buffs, as most titles tend to take massive liberties to historical events.

Scanner Sombre Gives Me a Dark Cave Full of Dots

Caves can be terrifying. Probably due to the fact that they're pitch dark and full of weird sounds.

The Curious Case of AVARIAvs

AVARIAvs is a unique competitive, turn-based RPG battle game.

Character Select: Subverting Power - Eddie Riggs from Brütal Legend

Video games are known for being escapist media. For many, it is the chance to live in a world that is beyond their own, using their skills to overcome challenges before them.

Horrifying Visage is Terrifying and Unsettling

I consider myself a fan of first-person horror. Going into Visage, I assumed I would be pulled into another dreadfully nerve-wracking experience that would be as equally riveting.

Gaming Obscura: Pulseman

Companies like Game Freak are often widely known for their single greatest achievement.