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Duck Detective: The Secret Salami review

Duck Detective: The Secret Salami review

Duck Detective: The Secret Salami is just a ton of fun. It’s a perfect replacement for a family movie night, with two funny and endearing hours of lightly challenging mystery and engaging story... Read more

Another Fisherman’s Tale review

Another Fisherman’s Tale review

Although quite different from its predecessor, Another Fisherman’s Tale is another brilliant game from InnerspaceVR that combines a vibrant world, moving story, and reality-bending mechanics. An instant classic for both fans of virtual reality and narrative games... Read more

Murderous Muses review

Murderous Muses review

Although hampered slightly by lackluster environments and overly repetitive randomized replays to unlock the story in full, Murderous Muses is another impressively written and performed FMV mystery game by D’Avekki Studios, centered around dynamic characters and an unforgettable setting... Read more

Rocco’s Island: Ring to End the Pain review

Rocco’s Island: Ring to End the Pain review

Rocco’s Island: Ring to End the Pain gets points for having an interesting story, colorful characters, and beautiful artwork that would have made a great animated movie. Unfortunately, it fails on pretty much every possible level as a game that doesn’t know quite how to be what it wants to be... Read more

The Plague Doctor of Wippra review

The Plague Doctor of Wippra review

While not much in the way of a challenge, The Plague Doctor of Wippra represents, in miniature, everything that adventure games do best: It transports you into a fully realized world, using a limited set of resources (time, puzzles, graphics) to effectively deliver an historical, emotional gut punch... Read more

Stray review

Stray review

Stray serves up so much beauty and wonder that, while the gameplay may be a bit generic and restrictive, your adventure with your new cat (and robot) friend is sure to secure a place in your memory and your heart... Read more

Justin Wack and the Big Time Hack review

Justin Wack and the Big Time Hack review

Focused more on winking at the past than being a memorable experience in its own right, Justin Wack and the Big Time Hack lacks the charm and originality of its inspirations, though it still offers a handful of cozy hours of solving puzzles across multiple timelines in a cute cartoon world... Read more