Critical Talk Episode 13: Scum and Villainy

Critical Talk Episode 13: Scum and Villainy

Dec 30, 2013

Surprise, Critical Talk still exists, unlike dinosaurs as far as we know! Fearless leader Luke Kemp returns with a wit sharper than the majority of your kitchen cutlery, as does ex-writer Stephen Kelly and his brother ex-writer Bryan. Lastly there is Seán Prideaux himself, a man who has never appeared on Critical Talk and dislikes Shadow of the Colossus. These...

Proteus (Vita/PSN): review

Proteus (Vita/PSN): review

Nov 6, 2013

Format: PC, Vita/PSN (version reviewed) Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Twisted Tree Developer: Ed Key and David Kanaga Players: 1 Site: http://www.visitproteus.com/ Independently developed videogames with an artistic streak are like snowflakes: they’re lovely and unique but there sure are a lot of them. Originally released for the PC in early 2013 and...

Lumines composer Takayuki Nakamura releases new album

Lumines composer Takayuki Nakamura releases new album

Aug 22, 2013

Takayuki Nakamura. You might know the name if you want to give Lumines a high five, paid attention to the soundtrack credits during Ninety-Nine Nights, or happen to be an extremely ardent Columns II fan. The Japanese composer is known for electronic beats and thought-provoking symphonic sounds, and he’s at it again with Who Will Leave This...

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons: review

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons: review

Aug 7, 2013

Format: PC, PSN, XBLA (version reviewed) Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: 505 Games Developer: Starbreeze Studios Players: 1 Site: http://www.brothersthegame.com/ Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is immediately confusing, saddening, and promising. Two young villagers load their deathly ill father into a handcart and make the slow downhill walk to the local doctor....

In Tune with Ken Snyder (coda)

In Tune with Ken Snyder (coda)

Jul 13, 2013

Ken Snyder (or coda, as he’s commonly known) is a guy who makes lots and lots of music. Chiptune and electronic beats are held sway by his numerous projects, which include videogame soundtracks like AlterEgo: Dreamwalker, along with original albums such as tracer and Tree of Knowledge. The demoscene and its visual/musical magics are discussed, followed by...