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Samantha Lienhard

Favorite Games:
  • Tales of Symphonia
  • Ace Attorney
  • Silent Hill 4

46 games reviewed
79.1 average score
80 median score
60.9% of games recommended

Samantha Lienhard's Reviews

I'm a horror and fantasy author as well as a freelance writer. I love a wide variety of video game genres, especially RPGs.
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4.5 / 5.0 - Dear Devere
Jun 26, 2020

Despite its short length, Dear Devere is a compelling tale with elements of both romance and mystery that should be viewed as a short story told in visual novel form.

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Jun 15, 2020

The story resolution won’t sit well with everyone, but it’s still worth playing for the mystery and clever puzzles.

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4.5 / 5.0 - Those Who Remain
May 28, 2020

Dark, disturbing, and intense, Those Who Remain might not be a perfect game, but it’s one horror fans shouldn’t sleep on.

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May 15, 2020

Wintermoor Tactics Club is ultimately a feel-good story with fun tactical battles. It might not be the most complex strategy game out there or have the deepest plot, but it’s an enjoyable way to spend 10 or so hours.

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3.5 / 5.0 - The Shattering
Apr 20, 2020

The Shattering is a surreal, psychological adventure game. The story might not be anything groundbreaking, but its portrayal of memories makes for an intriguing storytelling experience.

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4.5 / 5.0 - Half Past Fate
Mar 12, 2020

It’s a simple slice-of-life story with straightforward puzzles, but if that’s your thing, Half Past Fate does a clever job of connecting its cast of characters in ways that feel natural.

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Mar 5, 2020

If you like picross, Murder by Numbers has some entertaining dialogue and colorful characters to go along with your puzzles. If you aren’t going into this for picross first and foremost, however, the rest of the game isn’t going to carry it.

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Feb 12, 2020

While its storytelling might leave you with questions, LUNA The Shadow Dust is a beautiful game with some truly clever and challenging puzzles.

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Oct 28, 2019

Do you enjoy slower-paced, puzzle-driven horror games? Does the phrase “Lovecraftian horror on Mars” get your attention? If either or both of these is true, Moons of Madness is a horror game you shouldn’t miss.

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Oct 26, 2019

Deliver Us The Moon is a beautiful, haunting game perfect for anyone who enjoys games featuring exploration and light puzzle-solving, wants to piece together a tragic story by finding clues and logs from the past, or just dreams of visiting the moon.

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