Detective Gallo is my kind of story, simply because I love Noir. I love hearing, reading and playing the stories of private investigators with cynical world views, suspicious of everyone and distrustful of everything, even what they hear and see. Continue reading →
The visual novel genre has gained momentum through many different projects on Kickstarter, some successful, others less so. Queen’s Crown is the latest one of these games to start a crowdfunding campaign.
When it comes to video games sometimes you want to have a serious experience that delves deep into thoughtful narratives and sometimes you just want to turn your brain off for a few hours and have fun in some comedy styling or another. In the case of Demetrios, Fabrice Breton on first glance seems to appeal to the lowest common denominator. And, honestly, that’s not necessarily a bad thing. The game is still worth playing even if you don’t like fart and poop jokes. You can read an interview that I did with Fabrice during the Kickstarter or my preview piece that I wrote up for Cliqist if you want to get an idea of where I’m going. Go ahead, I can wait here. Take your time.
Exploring dreams is a common theme on videogames. There’s something appealing about exploring surreal landscapes (or dreamscapes to be more accurate) and seeing how the world around us is changing. That’s what Zed is about.