Slender: The Eight Pages Review

Originally titled just Slender, Slender: The Eight Pages should be pretty well-known at this point. You’ve probably heard a lot about the game, but these are my thoughts and my verdict on the game. Indie games are rarely of fully professional quality, and you can bet I can see room for improvement with Slender, but we’ve been in need of a minimalist horror game for a long time, so we’ll see what we got. I first decided to play Slender when I heard that the game was supposed to be scary as hell. I expected a spooky game. So what did I get? Read on to find out. Here’s the game’s official site. Download is still down, but you can find mirrors all over the internet. Continue reading

Zombotron Review

It’s been a while since I did a game review. I intend my reviews to be a notable section of this site at some point, so I thought I’d get back to it and review a game or two for October. However, we’ll be doing two indie games. The first is a humble Flash game called Zombotron.

Zombotron is a shooter-platformer with zero story aside from the basic premise (you’re escaping a zombie-infested mine on an alien world), and it’s crafted as one of those highscore-based games for an online Flash game arcade. However, unlike many such games, it’s the sort of game that’s a worthy experience on its own. Continue reading for the details, otherwise you can play the game here, here, or here. It seems to also be available on other sites if you search for it.

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