Apr 1, 2014

South Park: The Stick Of Truth Review

South Park: The Stick Of Truth is the type of game that can be difficult to review because you don't want to give away anything. Giving away the slightest thing could give away a joke in the game and ruin the experience of a new player. I went into the game knowing some of the jokes and it was the worst. It was funny when I watched a Let's Play, but not as funny when I played it for myself. I will try my best not to spoil anything, especially details of the story.

Mar 5, 2014

The Last Tinker: City of Colors Preview

I was recently given a preview build of the upcoming game The Last Tinker: City of Colors. It's planned to be release in the second quarter of 2014 on Steam for Windows, Mac, and Linux. It's about a place called Colortown that has lost it's powers of color. It's up to Koru to bring back the colors, and bring back peace between the different colors.

When I started playing I was instantly reminded of my childhood playing Spyro The Dragon. Everything was colorful, and it had a fun atmosphere. I was excited to see where The Last Tinker was going to bring me. It's a 3D platformer, and it almost seems like these types of games are not being made as much anymore. Super Mario 64, Crash Bandicoot, Ratchet and Clank, and many more platformer games are among my favorites. So I'm looking forward to seeing the full game of The Last Tinker.

The preview build took me around 30 minutes to get through. When it finished I wanted more! Everything worked well from the controls to the characters. I had a lot of fun finding out about these characters, and running around Colortown. Check out The Last Tinker's website for more information.

Check back at Organized Remains later on for the full review!

Mar 3, 2014

Favorite Games Of 2013 Podcast

Nick and Quinn talk about their favorite games of 2013 in the very first Organized Remains Podcast! Click below to listen in your browser. If you want to download right click the link below, and click save as.


Mar 1, 2014

App Review: World Of Gibbets

World Of Gibbets is available for the iPhone, and iPad for $0.99. For this review I played it on the iPhone 5.

I'm not sure if there's a story to this game, but if you think about it this game is very bizarre. People are hanging from the gallows pole, and it's your job to shoot arrows at the rope hanging each person. You control the arrows by swiping your finger across, and directing the arrows to where you think it will go threw the rope. Once you have all the people safely dropped from the pole then you beat the level.
Each person you are saving has a health bar. Since they are hanging from a noose they are slowly losing health. If you aim your arrow, miss the rope, and hit the person with your arrow they lose a lot more health. If the people lose all their health then it's game over, and you have to start the level over again.

This game throws everthing at you. I found it to be very difficult. You have the health bars to worry about, but you also have a set number of arrows you can use. There's many objects that get in the way, and sometimes you have to knock over objects to have a clear view of the person. Teleporters are another thing you have to time. If your arrow touches a teleporter then you get moved to that position, and you're stuck there. That's a lot of stuff to have to think about it, and things get hectic.

This doesn't mean I didn't like this app. In fact I enjoyed it. There's a ton of levels to offer, and even some mini games you can purchase with in-game coins that you can collect during each level. The only thing that bothered me was once in awhile I would swipe my finger to close to the bottom of the screen, and would be able to pull back the arrow enough to hit the rope. Once you pull back the arrow there's nothing to stop what you're doing, and try again without wasting an arrow.

Final Say: It's $0.99, and it has a ton of levels. It's a fun game that gives you a challenge. It might be morbid to think about what's going on in this game, but pretend you're robin hood and you're saving all the people in the village. Check out World Of Gibbets.