What do you get when you mix a gun with an umbrella? You guessed it. A pretty darn good game, that’s what.
One of gaming’s most successful ‘isekai’ stories, Final Fantasy Tactics Advance puts you in the role of a kid transported to Ivalice and pulls no punches along the way.
Joymasher’s new game Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider is a beautiful ode to some of the best platforming action games of the 16-bit generation.
It goes to show that a strong sense of design is the utmost important aspect in any game, regardless of genre.
I’ve gotten to the point where I approach games that trade on being retro with a bit of trepidation. It’s too easy to fall into the trap of evoking that era’s design principles without understanding why games were designed that way why it doesn’t really fly these days. Yacht Club Games’ Shovel Knight tangled with…