• 【RiME】infographic Review

    While open-world adventures through the crumbling ruins of ancient civilizations have largely belonged to the family of Myst-style puzzlers on PC, the PlayStation has quietly been responsible for a different kind of game. Titles like ICO and Journey have forsaken the graphically realistic, technology-intensive first-person designs of their computer-based brethren in favour of highly stylized t...
  • 【RiME】infographic Review – Level Headed

    A good game that could have been a veritable great one. Developer: Tequila Works Publisher: Tequila Works Format: Nintendo Switch (TBD), PC, PS4 (reviewed), Xbox One Released: May 26, 2017 Copy provided by publisher RiME is not a particularly original experience, wearing its Team ICO inspirations on its sleeve and treading a path worn well by countless independent adventures. While its inferre...
  • Review: RiME

    Rime (PC, PS4 [reviewed], Switch Xbox One) Developer: Tequila Works Publisher: Grey Box, Six Foot Released: May 23, 2017 / TBA (Switch) MSRP: $29.99 You’ve seen plenty of indie adventure games before, but Rime has a design philosophy that feels more welcoming than most. It’s not a puzzle-heavy affair, and instead relies on evoking emotional responses through the use of puzzles. I w...
  • Rime

    Rime begins with a child suddenly waking up in a mysterious location. As a player, you have no idea why you’re there, how you got there, or what your goal is. It’s an opening that has become increasingly familiar in the world of independent and indie-style games, but it’s an undeniably effective way to set up an intriguing adventure. Rime never strays too far from the “indie” trappings of ambi...