Since its first appearance on Kickstarter, Lust from Beyond drew the attention of horror fans with bold sexual themes. The trailers, which left little room for imagination—lecherous bodies, ready to offer themselves with screams of pleasure—gave the impression of a simple desire of hype. Now, let's find out if Movie Games met the expectations of its donors.
10 years after Amnesia: The Dark Descent, Frictional Games decided to dive into the madness again. However, Amnesia: Rebirth is a completely different title: better written, more ambitious and more diverse in its themes. This game is a result of all the knowledge and craftsmanship gained by the Swedish studio after 14 years.
We all were making shadow puppets with hands early in our childhood. Highlighted back during PAX, Projection: First Light has already showed a lot of potential using the light and shadow as a mechanic for platforming. Eventually you have a whole world of shadow puppets in front of you and you can freely play around with creating your own shadows.
There’s no point in finding answers to the question in the title; think of it just as a new beginning of a captivating story. I enjoyed meeting Tyler and Alyson - you don’t meet such vivid characters everyday, but was disappointed by the central intrigue of the game. However, the game merits the attention for setting a new trademark for transgender representation in the video games industry and hopefully it will gain momentum in the future.