The satisfaction I gain from a thorough job well done in Fresh Start is fragile and breaks down the more it is examined.
Airoheart is too inexpertly crafted to be enjoyable.
Squad 51 vs. the Flying Saucers is a visual and aesthetic treat and I recommend it for those reasons—and only for those reasons.
Foretales disrespects my time and effort.
Vampire Survivors is great fun to learn, but once I know what I am doing my interest wanes.
Of the indie videogames I played in 2022, I feel these are the five best.
Tinykin is a wonderful 3D platformer, almost totally devoid of notable flaws.
Potion Permit has good puzzle and simulation ideas that are ground down by tedious busywork.
Bear & Breakfast is a wonderful, whimsical idea sabotaged by an interminably frustrating interface.
The more I play Shovel Knight Dig, the less I enjoy it.