Author: Justin Skiles

I'm a writer and game designer with a BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design. I'm a huge fan of good storytelling in games, and hope to use my dual studies and experience to further that art in the games industry. Though a good story always drives me towards a game, I still appriciate the classics, as well as a good platformer or RPG.

Labyrinth City: Pierre the Maze Detective Review- Bringing Puzzles From Page to Screen Cover

Labyrinth City: Pierre the Maze Detective Review: Bringing Puzzles From Page to Screen

Labyrinth City: Pierre the Maze Detective is the first game based on the hit series of children's books. So how well does the book translate to the interactive world? It's childlike at its core, but has plenty of charm for all ages. Labyrin...

8 Great
The World After Review: A Product of Pandemic Culture

The World After Review: A Product of Pandemic Culture

The World After looks at the pandemic lifestyle through the lens of a point-and-click game. With science fiction elements and an FMV style, the game works hard to set its self apart. But will the impact of this game last, or will it end alo...

6 Fair
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Why Non-Euclidean Games Are the Trend of the Future

Non-Euclidean games may hold the key to the future of gaming. But what exactly are they, and why do they matter? Slowly rising in popularity in recent years, these titles allow for experiences we could never hope outside of the medium. Play...

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Cozy Grove Review: A Ghostly Experience That Might Be Worth Ghosting (Switch)

Cozy Grove provides a new take on the camping experience. This game has spirit, literally, but there's a bit of turbulence in execution. Does the stellar story save an otherwise mixed bag of a game? It may work for some, so it's worth a cur...

6 Fair
GolfTopis Review: The Future of Golf is Now

GolfTopia Review: The Future of Golf Is Now

Come out to the golf course for a review of GolfTopia. With mixed-genre games on the rise, this hybrid golf management game fits right in. Should you join the club and build your own course, or should you just go bowling instead? I’ve often...

7.5 Good
Nanotale - Typing Chronicles Review: A Key-Tapping Good Time Cover

Nanotale – Typing Chronicles Review: A Key-Tapping Good Time

Nanotale - Typing Chronicles is a typing game of a different color. RPG and exploration elements help it stand out, but does the blended genre ensure a good game, or is it just a gimmick? Let's take a look at how the developers implemented ...

7.5 Good
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Cyanide & Happiness – Freakpocalypse Review: World-endingly Hilarious (PC)

Cyanide & Happiness - Freakpocalypse marks the series' first video game adventure. But is this apocalypse one to experience, or are you better off avoiding the adventure? The world might end in the game, but the series is just getting start...

8 Great
5 video games in TV shows that we wish were real

5 Video Games in TV Shows That We Wish Were Real

These 5 games in TV shows offer way more freedom than any real game could. Without the constraints of reality, you never know what your favorite characters might get to play that we never will. But why do all these games have to stay fictio...

7 Best Story Rich Games From Steam’s Feb. 2021 Game Festival

Here are the 7 best story rich games that were tried out during the festival. From ghosts to tea parties, there’s a story here for everyone. Story rich games come in many forms, and February’s Steam game festival featured demos for many of ...

Is 2021 the Year of Cat Games? 4 Games for Cat Lovers Releasing This Year

Is 2021 the Year of Cat Games? 4 Games for Cat Lovers Releasing this Year

Cat games might see a renaissance in 2021, with 4 already confirmed to release this year. Here’s what you need to know about the ones on the horizon. Could 2021 see a new feline gaming trend start, or will it be a small boom for these types...

Plabby Quest: The Crusades: Wars Never Looked So Cute

Plebby Quest: The Crusades Review: War Never Looked So Cute

Lead your country to greatness as you harness your strengths in Plebby Quest: The Crusades. War rages, but which nation will stand on top? This strategy game pits you against medieval nations during the crusades to determine who can conquer...

7 Good
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Games as Art: A Look at the Ongoing Debate

Here's a rundown on some of the better arguments for and against the debate about whether or not video games are art. The qualification of video games as art is highly debated among gamers and artists alike, so what do you think? Can video ...

Picklock Review Is This Stealth Title Best Left in the Shadows_cover (Switch)

Picklock Review: Is This Stealth Game Best Left in the Shadows? (Switch)

In this Picklock review, we'll try to figure out of the game can succeed among the heavy hitters of the stealth genre or if it's better left in the shadows. Deqaf Studios brings us a game of thievery and deceit where money is the only thing...

4.8 Poor
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5 Nintendo Franchises That Deserve New Titles

Nintendo’s library is full of legends, but some games haven’t gotten the attention they deserve. Here’s 5 Nintendo franchises that deserve new titles. For one reason or another, these series have been dormant for too long, so let's give the...

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6 Free Games On Steam That Are Worth Your Time

Here are 6 of the best free Steam games that are worth the time you’ll sink into them. Free games on Steam are often lacking in quality, but there are some hidden gems in the mix. You can’t beat the price, and your wallet will thank you. As...

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Grounded Preview: Obsidian’s Smallest Hit Is on the Way (PC)

Craft, build, and fight, as you try to survive the perils of the backyard. Obsidian’s Grounded, currently in Early Access, gives you a chance to live the small life. Here’s a look at the game, and what you can expect as you explore the wild...

Biomass PC Review- A bumpy but Beautiful Souls-like

Biomass Review: A Bumpy but Beautiful Souls-like

Biomass is a solid Souls-like game with RPG and Metroidvania elements. The deep combat system ensures a fair fight against tough bosses. Despite a poorly executed story, the game is worth a try for fans of challenging combat-heavy games. Bi...

7 Good

3 Simple Super Mario 35 Tips to Help You Become the Top Plumber

Here are 3 Super Mario 35 tips to help you come out on top. Even if you're the best Mario player you know, your competitors still might have the edge. Super Mario 35 pits you against your rivals to see who can complete the most classic Mari...

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The Legend Of Zelda 35th Anniversary Predictions

Based on what Nintendo has done to celebrate Mario's anniversary this year, let's look at what we might expect to see with a few Legend of Zelda 35th anniversary predictions. The Legend of Zelda’s 35th anniversary is fast approaching, after...