Ori and the Blind Forest Review

Ori and the Blind Forest

Developer: Moon Studios GmbH
Publisher: Xbox Games Studios
Released on Mar 11, 2015

Ori and the Blind Forest is a game set in an ethereal fantasy world of spirits brought to life by beautiful paintings and flawless animation. No seriously, it’s high production values cannot be understated. It narrates the story of an orphaned spirit guardian destined to save the forest of Nibel from decaying into a barren wasteland. The spirit tree was attacked by a misguided creature of darkness and it’s up to Ori to restore the light.

Genre: Action-Adventure Platforming

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OneShot Review

OneShot

Developer: Little Cat Feet
Publisher: Degica
Released on Dec 08, 2016

OneShot is an eerie, top-down exploration game taking place in a slowly-decaying world, in need of a new sun to restore its light. You will help guide Niko, a lost cat-child on their pilgrimage to the tower, to put the lightbulb back where it belongs before it’s too late. The game knows you are god and Niko is the messiah of this world. But is it truly worth saving? Remember, you only have one shot at this.

Genre: Indie Adventure Game

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The Floor is Jelly Review

The Floor is Jelly

Developer: Ian Synder
Publisher: Same Dude
Released on May 30, 2014

Imagine a world where everything is made of jello, a delectable dessert that never stops jiggling. It sounds like a pipe dream, but not in this game! The Floor is Jelly features hours of amusement in a series of environments purely crafted from jello: the walls are thick and bouncy, the water appears solid but flowing, and the platforms exhibit a fluid motion which defies Newtonian physics.

Genre: Indie 2-D Platformer

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Half-Minute Hero Review

Half-Minute Hero

Developer: Opus
Publisher: Marvelous
Released on Sep 17, 2012

Half-Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax Ultimate Boy is the fastest RPG on the planet in which the hero must save the world in 30 seconds. Noire the dark magician is up to his old tricks again, traveling across the land to teach the Spell of Destruction to others, converting them into Evil Lords in the process. As the one true hero, the fate of the world rests in your hands.

Genre: Action RPG

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Undertale Extras

The Pacifist Ending and Other Easter Eggs

I’ll begin by telling you the bloopers and secrets of Undertale. This is going to be spoiler-heavy so proceed at your own risk!

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Lesser Dog is actually a close relative of Longcat.

As we all know, the game loves to make doggo jokes. In fact, you can spare all the dogs in Snowdin by playing a game of fetch with the stick. This fella here is Lesser Dog. He gets too excited if you pet him and stretches his neck out to display affection. If you keep petting him, well…it never stops growing.

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