• 【PYRE】infographic review

    Any critic will tell you that the longer you spend reviewing a particular medium, the harder it is for it to surprise you.  Giving credence to the old adage “there’s nothing new under the sun,” features and mechanics crystallize into predictable genres, and rely on fresh style and technical execution to set them apart, rather than core gameplay innovation. While Pyre, the third game from Bastio...
  • Wot I Think【Pyre】Reviews

    A purgatorial fantasy sport is not the direction I expected Supergiant Games, creators of Bastion and Transistor, to go with their next game. Then again, expectations seem increasingly useless when it comes to a studio such as this. Pyre [official site] is set in a world where literacy is banned and punishable by exile – banishment to a dangerous land called the Downside, cut off from the home...
  • 【Pyre】 infographic Review

    Pyre Score: 9.0 Platform: PS4, Win, Linux Publisher: Supergiant Games Developer: Supergiant Games Release Date: 2017-07-25 Pyre is, I feel comfortable saying, unlike anything I have ever played before. There are connections to developer Supergiant Games’ past releases, beloved indie gem Bastion and its less-hyped but still greatfollow-up, Transistor. You can see Pyre’s Supergiant lineage in ...
  • Review: Pyre

    Pyre (PS4 [reviewed], PC) Developer: Supergiant Games Publisher: Supergiant Games Released: July 25, 2017 MSRP: $19.99 In Pyre you play an unnamed outcast exiled to the Downside, a desolate and dangerous land inhabited by others who have at some point defied the Commonwealth, the empire almost everyone calls home. A band of exiles rescue you from death’s door, and quickly after realizing that ...