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Lornsword Winter Chronicle Review

Developer/Publisher: Tower FiveBases for days!What is Lornsword Winter Chronicle? If you like Top down RTS, story driven game where you take control of the main captain and grab your troops and go out and kill the enemies then you may like this.Cutscenes!The Story: Lornsword Winter Chronicle is a story driven game where you take control of Corun Lan Ka who goes and does the emperor work by killing enemies and also dealing with the amount of danger that will come his way as he must stop the evil.In game story/tutorialWhat Lornsword Winter Chronicle but more in depth? Lornsword is a very heavily

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Steel Circus Review

Speedball met Overwatch and they had a Cassie Cage of sports games.Finally it's arrived. Unique visual style. Revolutionary gameplay. Vast content that's yours for the taking without paywalls and grinding ad nauseam. Steel Circus has it... not. But you sure as hell ought to give it a try. Developed by Iron Mountain Interactive and published by Oasis Games, the game entered Steam Early Access on August 8th and this review is a collection of my impressions from its 4th closed alpha test and the first three days of open beta.If I was to put Steel Circus gameplay in a single word,

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10 Oculus Quest New Release Reviews – Part 3

This here is the third part of our Oculus Quest game reviews, this time a mixture of brand new release and launch titles! Check out our previous 10 reviews in part two here: https://www.opiumpulses.com/article/310/10-oculus-quest-new-release-reviews-p2Let’s start in alphabetical order, simply ‘cause its prettier…Accounting+Most likely not what you’d expect from the name, even if you’re not expecting a straight up accountant simulator. Accounting+ has much more in common with titles like Virtual Virtual Reality and Bonfire than it does with a game like Job Simulator (what we expected going in). The game relies a lot more on the comedy of each scene’s narration

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Rescue HQ - The Tycoon Review

Developer: Stillalive studiosPublisher: AerosoftWhat is Rescue HQ - The Tycoon? If you love running fire, medical and police personal all in one game then this is the game you will love plus it has mod support.The Story: In Rescue HQ - The Tycoon there is no real story apart from special event that are like escorting the don and getting rid of gangs there are lots of these which then put you on the edge as you can have more crimes, and more emergencies.Making people do overtime!What Rescue HQ - The Tycoon but more in depth? Rescue HQ Is a very simple

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Bloody Trapland 2: Curiosity Review

Die a hundred and seventy-fourth time at the same chamomile flower in 1-6 and realize it’s not that stupid green cat’s life that’s been lost.Does a high difficulty level immediately make a game bad? Definitely not - provided that it doesn’t give you a constant feeling that you’re wasting your time, which sadly is the case with Bloody Trapland 2: Curiosity - the shockingly second installment of a platformer game series developed and published by 2Play Studios. The developer is based in Sweden and this is a secret piece of information that will help us later.At the beginning I said that

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Truberbrook Reivew

Developer: btfPublisher: Headup, WhisperGames.What is Truberbrook? If you like point and click games with some interesting puzzles then you will love this game.The Start of the game!The Story: Truberbrook Is a mystery adventure game that is set in rural Germany in the late 1960. The player takes control of the main character Tannhauser who won a trip to Truberbrook but he not sure how he won it but goes regardless, Tannhauser is a PhD genus but goes to Truberbrook to take a break but he can not as he has to save the world.The beautiful hand made scenery.What Truberbrook but more in

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COMPETITION WINNER: The Future of Gaming

We recently ran a competition for aspiring writers to have an article of theirs published on Opium Pulses and our winner this year is Ashok Sharma from Delhi, India.Thank you Ashok for your passionate article about a technology you clearly have a lot of excitement for, it really shines through in your writing.The Future of GamingWhat is the first that comes to mind when you think about gaming? Think of a game you find really fun? Is it immersive? Addictive? Can you can relate to it? Does it excite you enough to rush your adrenaline level to the sky?Usually, things that

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10 Oculus Quest New Release Reviews – Part 2

This here is the second part of our Oculus Quest game reviews, this time a mixture of brand new release and launch titles! Check out the first 10 reviews in part one here: https://www.opiumpulses.com/article/306/10-oculus-quest-new-release-reviews-p1Let’s start in alphabetical order, simply ‘cause its prettier…BonfireThe developers of Bonfire are known for their VR-based interactive short stories, having worked on Invasion!, Asteroids! and Crow: The Legend. Bonfire is no different, in that it is a short animated movie, in full VR with direct but linear interactivity peppered throughout. The story is based around your experience after crash landing on an alien planet, a planet that

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Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China Review

Introduction:Flying Tigers: Shadows over China is an arcade dog fighting game set during WWII in China, Burma and India. The game is based on a group named the “Flying Tigers”, who were a group of US pilots battling China throughout the Second World War. The operations that you are tasked with throughout the campaign, follow the experiences of real operations that took place in WW2. The game mainly has 2 factions which are the Allies and the Japanese, however period you can only play/control the allies within the main campaign. Although in other game modes such as arcade you have an

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DASH: Danger Action Speed Heroes Review

Developer: Baby Duka, Schubell ITPublisher: Baby DukaEarly Build: 2003 patch 3.Title Screen!What is DASH: Danger Action Speed Heroes? If you like a lot of Super Meat Boy and speed running levels then this is for you.The Story: There is no story but to beat everyone time.One of the community made levels!What is DASH: Danger Action Speed Heroes but more in depth? DASH is an action platformer with hundreds of levels made by the community and a lot of them with times to be beaten.Character select screen!The Mechanics: The mechanics of DASH you are given some levels which allow you to shoot boxes and

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