Review: Pyre

  WARNING: Major spoilers for the game Pyre. Another warning will be supplied at the spoiler section. You have been warned. Hello! It’s been a bit, hasn’t it? Don’t fret, because I have another review for you! This week’s review, later than hoped, is the third and final game of the Supergiant games series as it stands. A game about exile, redemption, throwing balls, and the friends you made along the way, its Pyre. Let’s go! You know how Bastion was a hack-and slash action game following The Kid, a silent protagonist, with wonderful omnipresent narration by Logan Cunningham? And…

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Review: Transistor

This week’s review is part two of the Supergiant Games reviews. Another hack-and-slash narrative-driven action game with great music that still manages to be unique from the last game. It’s Transistor, let’s go! As mentioned, Transistor shares many similarities with it’s predecessor Bastion, as a hack-and-slash action game named after a single noun with excellent narrative and an awesome soundtrack. Despite this, Transistor proves itself to be a game that goes above and beyond. You play as Red, a singer who has lost her voice, accompanied by your murdered friend, now embodied in the titular Transistor, a combination greatsword and…

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Review: Bastion

This week’s review is on an earlier indie title, one that a lot of people may already have, thanks to Humble Bundle efforts. A hack and slash title from Supergiant Games, with a twist on storytelling, we have Bastion. Let’s go! Not to be confused with a turret robot from another game, Bastion is a hack-and-slash action game where you play as “The Kid,” waking up in the aftermath of an apocalyptic event known only as The Calamity. Make your way to the Bastion, the namesake of the game and the city’s place of refuge in case of disaster, only…

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