Hamming it Up

Andrew in Steamland: Hamming it Up     Years ago, Max recommended a certain game to me, which I slotted into the “sometime this century” section of my backlog. It’s a horror-themed RPG Maker game that leads with a warning about the “scenes of violence and grotesque imagery” it...

You Like Castlevania...

Andrew in Steamland: You Like Castlevania, Don’t You?     Recently, I had the uncomfortable realization that all the games to catch my attention this year are, in some way, remakes, re-releases, or reimaginings of games I’ve already played: Sonic Mania Plus, Genso...

King of the Shill: Right Stuf Catalogue Jun23

King of the Shill: R...

King of the Shill: Right Stuf Catalogue By Andrew Erickson   Last week, I opened my mailbox to find a gaggle of anime girls staring back at me. Through some act of trickery, I had become the unwitting recipient of the first 2018 issue of Right Stuf [sic], which is the Sears catalog of...

Saga of Tanya the Evil Apr30

Saga of Tanya the Ev...

Saga of Tanya the Evil By Andrew Erickson   Some of you might remember my review of Izetta: The Last Witch, a 12-episode series about a young, magically gifted girl who turns the tide of World War II in a setting that blends fantasy with alternate history. Saga of Tanya the Evil is much...

Momodora the Explore...

Andrew in Steamland: Momodora the Explorer By Andrew Erickson   Indie metroidvanias are about as plentiful as stench at a Smash Bros tournament, so what exactly is so special about Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight that I had to write an article about it? It isn’t like...