Tag: Steam


Videogames: A value judgement

Units shipped, sales figures, review scores, profits, subscribers, Metacritic ratings, attach rates, awards won, active users, hours of gameplay, number of levels, top 100 lists, map size, polygons rendered and emotions thusly felt – we […]


Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

Few things are more comforting than the voice of Patrick Stewart. The fact that his narration is the first thing that greets you in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow lends an air of reassurance and familiarity […]


Door Kickers alpha Quick Rinse

Find out what happens when the lives of many professional killers are put in the hands of Darren Gargette. Door Kickers on PC from KillHouse Games. If you like these Quick Rinse videos you can […]


Music Monday: NyxQuest: Kindred Spirits

I love this. Steven Gutheinz‘s 20 minute soundtrack for inventive Spanish platform-puzzler NyxQuest: Kindred Spirits (formerly Icarian: Kindred Spirits) has haunted me –  in the best way possible – since I first heard it upon […]


InFlux Quick Rinse

If Samus Aran never left her Morph Ball and was planted in Portal-esque puzzles. That’s how our Darren Gargette describes pretty PC puzzler InFlux, available now on Steam. If you like these Quick Rinse videos […]


Music Monday: Shatter

New Zealand artist Module’s soundtrack for Sidhe Interactive’s spangly Breakout/Arkanoid variant Shatter cunningly and curiously managed to sound simultaneously retro, contemporary and futuristic. Such devilry. More importantly it was toe-tappingly, grin-inducingly compelling, and elevated a […]


Gargette Vs … Nidhogg

In a regular series of videos, Darren Gargette (the Orange Dude) will play random and not-so random people from the internet at a best of 5 (or 3) in the fencing, tug-of-war phenomenon that is […]