When two people bump into each other at a park over eight years ago, it kicks off a chain of relationships that will intertwine in unexpected ways. Half Past Fate provides an interesting twist on the classic visual novel in both form and function.
Author: Anna Marie Privitere
A game that’s designed around failing shouldn’t be interesting, and yet this one manages to pull it off with style.
What do a 90s actress out of a job, a floating CRT monitor, and picross puzzles have in common? Naturally, it’s murder mysteries.
When your little brother is bored and cooped up in the hospital, what’s a guy to do besides make a video game for him? The latest Adventure Corner looks at the Apple Arcade title Takeshi & Hiroshi.
Guildlings is a unusual episodic RPG that tasks players with thinking outside the box, outside their phone, and sometimes outside of reality.
Coffee Talk takes up the mantle of visual novel slash beverage service. Is it worth staying for a cup?
Savy is missing, and best friend Lina is on the case. Taking on the role of one of the last human cab drivers, Neo Cab dives into multiple mysteries, while ferrying around a vibrant cast of characters, one trip at a time.
With the recent launch of Apple Arcade, a slew of RPGs and Adventure titles have arrived. Does Tangle Tower stand out in a sea of new offerings?
Colourful action adventure RPG Sparklite is coming to PC and consoles later this year. Anna Marie Privitere was able to check the game out at PAX West, collecting many Beats in the process.
Aeon’s End is a tabletop game where four mages aim to protect a city from an attacking Nemesis. The game is getting an adaptation for PC and mobile, and Anna Marie Privitere was able to check the adaptation out at this year’s PAX West.
Island-based adventure farming sim Stranded Sails: Explorers of the Cursed Islands coming to PC and consoles next month. Anna Marie Privitere was able to spend a little bit of time in its archipelago at PAX West and find out what the game is all about.
Love Conquers All Games’ newest title, Get in the Car, Loser! follows a group of ladies as they embark on a road trip to defeat an ancient evil. Anna Marie Privitere was able to grab a seat and join them for a portion of the trip at PAX West.
After releasing for PC, Mac, and Linux earlier this year, Arcade Spirits is coming to console in early 2020. Anna Marie Privitere was able to check out the upcoming Switch version and deal with the difficulties that come from hosting a children’s party at PAX West.
UnderMine puts players in the role of a lowly peasant tasked with venturing underground looking for valuable loot. Anna Marie Privitere got to spend a bit of time the game’s caverns at PAX West.
Bravery Network Online is a new entry in the battle RPG sub-genre, with players forming their own team of fighters to take on others. Anna Marie Privitere was able to try out a demo at PAX West and reported back her time with it.
Spiritfarer is an upcoming afterlife-themed simulation adventure. Anna Marie Pritivere was able to check out the game at PAX West ahead of its planned launch next year.
The third part of the Trails of Cold Steel saga finally makes its way west this October. Anna Marie Privitere was able to spend a bit of time with the game at PAX West.
Anna Marie Privitere is on hand at PAX West to check out the colorful adventure Chicory, currently undergoing a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign. When the world loses its color, it’s up to a dog wielding a magical paintbrush to set things back to rights — coloring inside the lines is completely optional.
It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there, so what’s a curious cat to do? Anna Marie Privitere finds out when she checks out Cat Quest II: The Lupus Empire at this year’s PAX West.
Faeland combines Metroidvania exploration with RPG elements and a considerable challenge. Anna Marie Privitere is on-hand at PAX West to report back on how the concoction of these elements is coming together.