Code Vein Review

To say I’ve been enamored with everything surrounding Code Vein since the initial announcement trailer in April 2017 is a bit of an understatement. The latest new IP coming out of Bandai Namco and the God Eater team, both myself…

Gears 5 Review

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” This old African proverb that begins the credits scene for Gears 5 encapsulates everything I feel about the journey The Coalition just took us…

The Sojourn Review

“Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.” -Discworld by Terry Pratchett Title: The Sojourn Publisher: Iceberg…

Children of Morta Review

Roguelikes are increasingly becoming all too familiar. There’s an overabundance of them releasing on a pretty consistent basis, and the unimagined feel identical to one another way too often. However, there are a few shining examples that keep the genre…

Blasphemous Review

A little over two years ago, Spanish game developers The Game Kitchen introduced the world to a dark and brutal 2D non-linear platformer by the name of Blasphemous. They were seeking just $50,000 US dollars, but ended up smashing their…

River City Girls Review

The resurgence of the side scrolling beat-em-up genre is something that I truly appreciate and hope continues forward for years to come. It was a staple back in the day on older platforms, with franchises such as Streets of Rage,…

RAD Review

Let me tell you how to get us hyped here at Level Down Games over a brand new game announcement. Start off with a retrowave feel to the vibe, mixing in the neon purples and blues we’ve come to expect…

Control Review

I’ve secretly always been in love with Remedy Entertainment and wishing they would succeed beyond their wildest dreams. From the early days of 2001 and 2003 with Max Payne and Max Payne 2, to the 2010’s with Alan Wake and…