Game Review – Kairuga

Kairuga by Kairos is a top-down action shooter modeled after the cult hit Ikaruga of console fame. As such, it’s billed as an homage, and accomplishes this quite admirably! Now, I definitely want to clarify the difference between homage and rip-off. An homage is built around the concept of something, either as a study, or fan art, or any other love-letter-esque media one can use to show their appreciation. A rip-off is a blatant theft Read more…


Game Review – Adrenaline

Adrenaline is an ambitious top-down team shooter that attempts to take popular mechanics from games like Quake, Unreal, and Counterstrike and apply them to a 2D distillation of a bullet hell shoot ’em up. The basic setup and premise are familiar enough: two teams, red and blue, are thrown into an arena for any number of motives, whether it’s capture the flag, team deathmatch, or just plain free-for-all slaughter. Weapons, ammo, and health are scattered about Read more…