brings us the February round-up of reviews for recent independent game releases
. The top game this time around was Crayon Physics
, which was also celebrated at the Independent Games Festival
. Also scoring high were Ragdoll Cannon
and adventure game Emerald City Confidential
, about which they say, "The game is set in the mythical land of Oz, but not quite the same one as the movie/books. Rather than a cheery and fun-filled world, Oz is depicted like a 1940s film noir, so things are much bleaker. ... The highlight of the gameplay would have to be the gathering of information, via investigation of the environment or questioning characters in the game. Talking to characters for leads and clues is fun, especially since sometimes you'll have to figure out if what they're saying has any significance or not."