Category: Impressions

Skellboy PAX West 2019 Impression

After being woken from his underground slumber, Skellboy is arriving on Nintendo Switch this December, before heading to PC, Mac, and Linux next year. RPGamer’s David McBurney was able to try some body part swapping with the heroic skeleton at this year’s PAX West.

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Alluris PAX West 2019 Impression

Alluris imagines a fantasy world where all complicated decisions can be broken down into one fundamental question: swipe right or left? Zach Welhouse swiped the chance the play the game at this year’s PAX West.

Garden Story PAX West 2019 Impression

Pixel artist Picogram and tunesmith Graham Nesbitt team up to create a world where you will believe a grape can be a hero. Zach Welhouse confirms this tough lil’ fruit won’t cry when he gets hurt — he won’t even let out a little whine.

Aeon’s End PAX West 2019 Impression

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.

Arcade Spirits PAX West 2019 Impression

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.

Chicory: A Colorful Tale PAX West 2019 Impression

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.

Faeland PAX West 2019 Impression

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.