Shakedown: Hawaii Review

Nearly seven years ago, Vblank Entertainment shocked the indie gaming world with Retro City Rampage, a retro-inspired open world ultra-violent action adventure game that felt like a smooth and quality reimagining of the early entries to Rockstar Games hit franchise,…

Heaven’s Vault Review

Let me fill you in on a secret. I adore games that take players on an emotional journey without really even trying. This is the first thing that jumped out to me about Heaven’s Vault, the latest release from the…

Cuphead Review

Nintendo Switch fans rejoiced when, during a Nindie Direct earlier this year, Cuphead was finally confirmed to be coming to our favorite portable platform. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you are familiar with the nightmares and stories of…

Katana ZERO Review

Much to the enjoyment of many of the members of the Level Down Games team, the retro culture, style, and music of our childhood has made a recent return into popularity. TV shows, movies, and video games are returning to…

My Time at Portia Review

There’s something about starting a brand new life in an enchanting town that will always get me excited to play a game. Releasing on PC earlier this year (and even before that if you happened to play in the Alpha…

ISLANDERS Review

I’m a sucker for sim games, indie games, and cutesy games with simple graphics and a lot of charm. In today’s gaming landscape, this mold of game is thankfully releasing with an increased frequency, so once in a while, one…

Corpse Party: Sweet Sachiko’s Hysteric Birthday Bash Review

Corpse Party: Sweet Sachiko’s Hysteric Birthday Bash was an interesting take when viewed in parallel with the other Corpse Party releases that fans like myself really enjoyed. It’s a lot more cutesy and fun in nature, and not really about…

Devil May Cry 5 Review

Walking back in to the Devil May Cry franchise after 2013’s less than average DmC reboot, I’ll admit I was a bit cautious. All the trailers, all the hype, the gameplay footage that had been shown over and over again…