First Look: Steam Next Fest

Steam Next Fest, the platforms celebration of upcoming games, has come and gone and I wanted to share some of the gems I found interest in from the week-long event.

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First Look: Buildings Have Feelings Too!

Buildings Have Feelings Too! is a puzzle city-builder where the buildings have come alive. Players must grow their city whilst making sure the individual buildings thrive, or risk them being demolished forever. Here is my first impression of the game.

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First Look: LudoNarraCon

LudoNarraCon is a global, digital convention celebrating narrative video games, the talented people who make them, and the fans who love them, hosted on Steam. I had the honor of getting early access to the event and all of the featured games, and I am sharing what I think you should check out for yourself!

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First Look: The StoryGraph

The StoryGraph is a new site and app for book lovers and avid readers to catalog their reads, review books, follow others in the community, and more. If you are familiar with Goodreads, StoryGraph has a similar concept. I’ve been poking around the site and decided to share my initial thoughts with you all.

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First Look: SubZero

SubZero is a popular Webtoon about two clans ruled by dragon-bearing individuals that have been at war for many years. But that war will end with the alliance created through the marriage of Kyro and Clove, the prince and princess of their respective clans. Years of boiling hatred, growing dissent from assassins, and a secret may break it all if they aren’t careful.

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First Look: Paradise Killer

Paradise Killer is an open-world detective game where you play as Lady Love Dies, a formerly exiled master detective, as she tries to solve the numerous murders that have happened on Paradise. I was given a key for the game and have some thoughts to share with you all.

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First Look: Love Me Knot

Love Me Knot is a Webtoon about a girl named Avery who can see the red string of fate, which is said to connect soulmates together. But her string leads to no one and she thinks she will be forever alone until she meets others who can see the strings too.

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First Look: Superstar JYP Nation

The Superstar series of games are rhythm games you can play on mobile. Each individual game focuses on a specific K-Pop company such as YG, SM, and JYP. I specifically played the JYP Nation version and wanted to share my thoughts.

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First Look: Neon Future

Neon Future is a sci-fi comic series created by Steve Aoki and Impact Theory about a future cold war between the Augmented, those who have integrated technology into their bodies, and the Authentic, those who haven’t. I have read the first few episodes and want to share some thoughts with you all.

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First Look: BTS Universe Story

BTS Universe Story is the mobile game based on the Bangtan Universe and has officially been released. I have played through the first chapter as well as explored the other stories and I’m going to share my initial thoughts with you all.

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First Look: Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue explores the mysteries of our ocean through the eyes of Mirai, a deep sea explorer and scientist. Become a part of a newly-formed research team using groundbreaking technologies to see, hear, and interact with the ocean in a more meaningful way than has ever been attempted.

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First Look: Devolverland Expo

Devolverland Expo is a first-person ‘marketing simulator’ set within an abandoned convention center after the annual Devolver Digital game expo was mysteriously canceled. Basically, Devolver turned their convention promos into a game! Devolver is one of my favorite developers so I immediately knew I wanted to explore this.

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First Look: Best Friends Forever

Best Friends Forever is an upcoming dating sim all about dog lovers finding their human companions. Not only are you trying to woo others, but you also have to legitimately take care of your new dog. The demo is currently out so I gave it a try and here are my thoughts.

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First Look: Let’s Play

Let’s Play is a webcomic created by Mongie which follows Sam, an aspiring professional game designer who’s first game gets played by Marshall Law, a let’s player akin to those on YouTube. With season one recently ending and season two on the way, I decided to share a first look at this series and share my thoughts with you all. Continue reading

First Look: Arcade Spirits

Arcade Spirits is a visual novel romantic comedy set in the year 20XX of a future where the 1980s video game crash never happened and arcades are still a thriving form of entertainment. They have a demo of the game available on Steam so I decided to give it a go and give you all a first look. Continue reading

First Look: Disney Heroes Battle Mode

Disney has many different mobile games with all different types of gameplay, so when I saw Disney Heroes Battle Mode getting advertised to me I figured I’d give it a shot. The game is full of Disney characters both new and old and the battle mechanic feels a little different for Disney. So here is my first look at Disney Heroes Battle Mode. Continue reading

First Look: The Arcana

Since I am a pretty consistent player of mobile games, I get other mobile games advertised to me often. And most times I am not interested in any of these games. But after seeing some talk about The Arcana beyond the Instagram ads, I decided to give it a go. Continue reading

First Look: Lara Croft Go

It has been a little while since I have tried out some mobile games, and over the holidays I decided to go through Google Play and go game hunting. One of the games I decided to get and try is Lara Croft Go, which is a puzzle game based on the Tomb Raider series. Here are my first thoughts on this game. Continue reading

First Look: Magic Kingdoms

As this post goes up, I am beginning my travels to head to the happiest place on Earth! And as I was waiting for this day to come, I came across this mobile game that peaked my interest. However, once I started playing, it was not what I expected.  Continue reading

First Look: Identity V

I’ve been diving into more mobile games over the last few months, and I actually came across this game through YouTube. Identity V is a 4-v-1 asymmetrical horror game that is very, very similar to Dead by Daylight. It actually has the developer support of the Dead by Daylight team, which is what intrigued me enough to give it a try.  Continue reading

First Look: The Flame in the Flood

As I was spending way more time than I should have looking at games on sale through Humble Bundle, I saw that this game, The Flame in the Flood, was being offered for free and was having a free weekend. Although I don’t play a lot of survival games, I decided to give it a try. Continue reading

First Look: Murderous Pursuits

I’ve been wanting to find some new games to try out, even though I have plenty of unplayed games in my Steam library already, and I came across this game Murderous Pursuits. Murderous Pursuits is a kill-or-be-killed Victorian stealth-em-up for 1-8 players in which you must hunt and kill your quarry before your hunters do the same to you, all while avoiding witnesses. Continue reading

First Look: Hogwarts Mystery

Finally! I’ve been waiting for the first game to come from Portkey Games to finally release and here it is: Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery. After playing the first few chapters, I wanted to give my initial thoughts on this highly anticipated mobile game. Continue reading

First Look: Night in the Woods

Night in the Woods is an adventure game focused on exploration, story, and character, where you follow the story of Mae as she returns home from dropping out of college. I first found this game when it released last year, and watched an enter playthrough and became entranced by this game. And now that I have gotten the chance to start playing, I can share a first look with all of you. Continue reading

First Look: Reigns: Her Majesty

I got this game during my Steam Winter Sale Haul and become captivated by what the story holds in this game. On the surface it is a “Tinder-style” game, just swiping left and right as you play a queen of a kingdom. But within your first few years of ruling, things start to get twisted. Continue reading