Author Archives: J.L. Hilton

Try-It Tuesday: LITTLE NIGHTMARES

LITTLE NIGHTMARES is a single-player puzzle-platformer horror adventure game developed by Tarsier Studios and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment in 2017 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One. A Nintendo Switch version became available in 2018. During my playthrough of Unravel, a few … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: ZOMBIE VIKINGS

It’s like someone at Zoink! said, “Hey, let’s make a game with zombie Vikings, like in Skyrim or Game of Thrones, only our zombie Vikings are the good guys!” And, lo, they created ZOMBIE VIKINGS, a dead funny adventure about a putrid posse in search of … Continue reading

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BioShock Infinite: Final Thoughts

I started playing BioShock Infinite a month ago, after years of avoiding spoilers and reviews. Upon reaching Battleship Bay, I wrote down my first impressions. Now I’ve finished the game, I’ll share my final thoughts: BioShock Infinite was a visually beautiful video … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: MAD MAX

I downloaded MAD MAX, a 2015 video game based on the movie franchise, free this month with my Playstation+ membership. Developed by Avalanche Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, it’s also available for PC and Xbox One. Feral Interactive published OS X and Linux versions. … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: BURLY MEN AT SEA

Alright, I’ll be brutally honest, the title is what got my attention. BURLY MEN AT SEA. Actually, I got as far as “Burly Men” and I was in. BURLY MEN AT SEA is not what this dirty old lady had hoped, … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: DARK ARCANA the Carnival

Another Artifex Mundi treat! In this 2012 point-and-click puzzle game, DARK ARCANA: THE CARNIVAL, a detective searches for a missing woman in a colorful amusement park and its creepy magical mirror realm. I tried the free demo on PS4. The full game is available for … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: ROCK OF AGES II

When I found the free PS4 demo for ROCK OF AGES II: BIGGER & BOULDER, I couldn’t wait to try this silly game that’s part Monty Python and part mini-golf. ROCK OF AGES II is a “giant rocks rolling through historical/artistic ages” … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: BLOODBORNE

BLOODBORNE is a 2015 third-person action RPG developed by FromSoftware and published by Sony Computer Entertainment as a PlayStation 4 exclusive. It’s free this month for PS+ members. The delightfully decrepit and gothic town of Yharnam is overrun with a plague of … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: CAT QUEST

CAT QUEST is a 2017 single-player, open-world, action RPG, developed by The Gentlebros and published by PQube, available for PC, PS4, iOS, Switch and Android. I played the free PS4 demo this week and enjoyed it so much, I bought the full game … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: ABYSS the Wraiths of Eden

I wanted to try ABYSS: THE WRAITHS OF EDEN this week because it sounded similar to BioShock. From developer Artifex Mundi’s website: The utopian city of Eden, located at the bottom of the sea, was once a haven of peace, harmony and beauty. Constructed in … Continue reading

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