Lost in a Trance

Charlie Regis lives in an urban environment straight out of a Phillip K. Dick novel so, inevitably, he is having a terrible day. The aging detective finds himself two steps behind a vicious Mindjacker (particularly nasty breeds of criminals who steal their target’s memory shortly before murdering them), the precinct’s all-knowing AI is breathing down …

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Jazzpunk: My Jetpack’s a Piece of Crap

Let’s not beat around the bush; Jazzpunk is a wildly inventive, laugh-out-loud romp, and you absolutely ought to play it before reading another word. From cover to cover, it’s all too easy to compare the sheer bravado and off-kilter sense of humor with greats like Monty Python and Terry Gilliam. It loves to surprise and …

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Review: Shadowrun Returns

Almost two decades have passed since Shadowrun last graced home consoles (ignoring one ill-advised attempt at a multiplayer-focused reboot in 2007). Its unique blend of medieval fantasy and cyberpunk noir left a memorable impression on the older crowd, but after the third game, the video game branch of the franchise went dormant. Thanks to Kickstarter, …

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