Video game reviews from nJoystic

Got Lost on the Way – Firewatch Review   Recently updated !

Hopefully a Turt Reynolds game will follow There is little doubt in my mind that there’s a style of game more polarizing than the dreaded “walking simulator”. These are games where the events and story happen around the player and their input on those events are almost always extremely limited. […]



Hats Off! Steamworld Heist 3DS Review

Welcome to the future. The age of automation. The end of the human era and rise of the steambot era. Steambot pirates actually, and specifically, Captain Piper Faraday and her crew in the new Nintendo 3DS release Steamworld Heist from Image and Form Games. It seems that Scrappers, steambots who […]


The Diary Ends – Bloodborne Review

The Diary of the Bloody Mad has finally come to a close. Thanks to their help, this was a fun, productive experience that I’m sure I’ll foolishly attempt again at some point. Now I have been saying that this project would end with an actual review of Bloodborne. Even though […]

Shovel Knight PS4 Follow-Up

Not too many games get recommended to me to the extent that Shovel Knight had been. The last time I had so many people telling me a game was right up my alley this much was with Super Meat Boy, and that game turned me into blithering, angry wretch of […]

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Shoot, Retrieve, Repeat — Titan Souls Review (PC)

When Titan Souls was first introduced via a Ludum Dare 72-hour development challenge, the title gained widespread attention for its neo-retro style, solemn adventure sensibilities, and its immensely challenging gameplay. This early version, which is still available to play online, would become the prototype for an extended version that would […]


Art with Zeus – Apotheon Review (PS4)

I remember studying Greek Mythology in High School, and finding myself extremely captivated with a universe that was just packed with characters that were at least as flawed as they were powerful. Greek mythology was almost like humanity’s first attempt at a super hero universe, and I think the world […]