Robert Purchese


39 games reviewed
69.2% of games recommended
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Nov 6, 2023

The Invincible is a spectacular adaptation of Stanisław Lem's book, but it's limited in terms of what you can do in it, and the impact on the story you have.

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Oct 17, 2022

An unforgettable story of desperation and hope in beautiful, gruesome, plague-ridden 14th Century France.

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No Recommendation / Blank - Dome Keeper
Oct 1, 2022

Dome Keeper merges digging and base defence but struggles to make either a success in their own right.

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Recommended - As Dusk Falls
Jul 18, 2022

An interactive movie that tells a memorable story of human choices.

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No Recommendation / Blank - King Arthur: Knight's Tale
May 5, 2022

King Arthur: Knight's Tale is not without its charms, then, but it's not the once and future king you might have been waiting for. Maybe watch Fast and Furious instead.

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No Recommendation / Blank - Fights in Tight Spaces
Dec 2, 2021

It's a great concept, and it's perfectly enjoyable, but it lacks the excitement and flourishes it needs to really come alive.

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Essential - Inscryption
Oct 22, 2021

A bold, stand-out, knockout of a card game that drips with imagination and menace.

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No Recommendation / Blank - Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance
Jun 25, 2021

The Dark Alliance revival lacks finesse, and local co-op, but give it time and it's not without its own charms.

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Essential - Dorfromantik
May 18, 2021

Dorfromantik is sunshine on the screen, with a puzzling heart that will keep you busy for days.

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Recommended - Trials of Fire
Apr 12, 2021

Trials of Fire is a complex but seductive deck-building strategy game about sculpting the perfect RPG team.

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Recommended - It Takes Two
Mar 24, 2021

If you can ignore the story, It Takes Two has some of the best co-op gameplay in years.

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Recommended - Call of the Sea
Dec 9, 2020

A dazzlingly different debut with a haunting sense of place and adventure.

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Recommended - Empire of Sin
Nov 30, 2020

A charismatic and enjoyable gangster sim that gets a bit bogged down in admin.

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Recommended - The Falconeer
Nov 18, 2020

In a world of compromised visions, The Falconeer is dazzlingly original. An aerial combat game unlike any other.

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No Recommendation / Blank - Love: A Puzzle Box Filled with Stories
Oct 30, 2020

Love is a warm but brief puzzle game about playing with time and fate and people's lives.

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Recommended - Ghostrunner
Oct 27, 2020

Ghostrunner never loses sight of being about speed and agility, making it a constant joy to play.

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Recommended - Noita
Oct 19, 2020

A rock-hard procedural tinder box brimming with imagination and chaos.

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Recommended - Pendragon
Sep 22, 2020

A new classic of narrative and strategy, and a game with plenty of space for the player to enjoy themselves.

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Sep 7, 2020

Bottomless wit and some inspired design choices make this genre mash-up a joy to play.

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No Recommendation / Blank - Greyhat - A Digital Detective Adventure
Sep 1, 2020

There's witty and satisfying puzzling here but it takes patience to get through it.

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