Retrospective – Flinthook

So yeah. Flinthook. That’s what we’re talking about today. You know, Flinthook! The indie title from 2017 that had its time in the sun and then went wherever it is most indie titles end up, far from the eyes of consumers. As an indie title from a developer with only a handful of games under their belt, that developer being Tribute Games, Flinthook cannot be expected to be a perfect game. But for what flaws it has, Flinthook is fun, and its flaws can be analyzed for what can be learned from this experience. So this is like a review…

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Review: Shovel Knight

For this time around, we’ve got another indie title that has hit it big. A 2D retro-styled action platforming game based around swinging a shovel, from Yacht Club Games, it’s Shovel Knight. Let’s go!   Our story starts with a tale of heroics, how the great Shovel Knight and Shield Knight roamed the land together, reveling in its spoils with their oversized and appropriate shovel and shield respectively. However, fate conspired against them, as their adventures ended at the Tower of Fate, a cursed amulet sealing Shield Knight inside. Alone and dejected, Shovel Knight swore off adventuring for life away…

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