Alex Scowen

Born to a pair of proud nerds, Alex has been an avid fan of everything from video games to books to anime since early childhood. You’d be hard-pressed to find her without a book or a controller in hand, and if so, she’s probably at the computer typing out what she hopes will be the next best-seller. Having started with a baby’s first PS2, complete with a custom pink controller, she’s evolved into a fully-fledged nerd. Video games are such a unique medium for us to tell stories and Alex believes you can find this is where indie games shine most above more mainstream titles. Although she’d give up all story in exchange for a good simulator.

Goodbye Volcano High Review

Goodbye Volcano High Review – a Prehistoric Story for Modern Teens

Goodbye Volcano High takes place in a world of anthropomorphic dinosaurs living in a modern world like ours. The player controls Fang, a non-binary pterodactyl teenager entering their senior year of high school while trying to get their band, Worm Drama, off the ground. However, in this volatile time of attempting to pave a future …

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Alchemist Simulator Review

Alchemist Simulator Review

As a high-fantasy fan and long-time devotee of the Atelier series, I’ve been thrilled by the recent uptick in alchemy-related games in the past few years. Classic fantasy meeting the wonders of chemistry wrapped up in a crafting-sim package will never fail to make my day. As such, taking a look at Alchemist Simulator on …

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Sun Haven Review

Sun Haven Review

Throughout history, all massive cultural phenomena are followed by a slew of content inspired by it, often looking to take a piece of the pie. This may sound cynical, but I’ve been burned by this trend enough times that when I was introduced to the Indie game featured in this Sun Haven review, I was …

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Beacon Pines Review

Beacon Pines Review

As a storytelling medium, video games have revolutionized the craft. Video games allow consumers to engross themselves in stories like never before, and Beacon Pines is no different. This indie game will grip you from the start and refuses to let go, taking full advantage of the tools it has at its disposal. Beacon Pines, …

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