Indie Spotlight: Could Unsung Warriors be the next must have couch co-op?

Indie Spotlight: Could Unsung Warriors be the next must have couch co-op?

For those of you who aren’t aware, Parallax has its very own podcast dedicated to all things Indie games. A benefit of writing these spotlights and being on the podcast is that I have a whole segment where I sift through various Kickstarter titles that might be hidden gems. One...

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Indie Spotlight: Wuppo

Indie Spotlight: Wuppo

Hope you guys enjoyed the last spotlights but this train keeps on moving with a hidden gem from 2016. For anyone who knows me, I am a big fan of platformers and this is one you won’t want to miss. A mix of platforming, puzzles, challenging bosses, and some cute...

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Indie Spotlight: For the King

Indie Spotlight: For the King

It’s that time again folks! Time to shine the spotlight on this week’s indie game. Do you like tabletop games? Do you like games with Roguelike elements and turn-based combat? What about something you can play with friends? Then you might want to check out For the King by the...

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Indie Spotlight: Slay the Spire

Indie Spotlight: Slay the Spire

Welcome to the Indie Spotlight! Parallax Media’s weekly column where we “shine some light” on an indie game that we have played and loved or that we have on our radar to pick up and try. This column will promote awareness to those independent games out there that might have...

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Book of Demons Review
7.5

Book of Demons Review

“Don’t Judge a Book of Demons By Its Cover” I’ve always been a fan of dungeon crawling games but nothing really comes close to the nostalgic wonders that is the original Diablo. It’s a game that defined an entire genre of diverse titles. Book of Demons takes the core dungeon...

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Temtem: First Impression from the Alpha

Temtem: First Impression from the Alpha

Back in June 2018, Crema decided to launch a Kickstarter campaign for Temtem, a game that is clearly and heavily inspired by Pokémon. I decided to back the game and even gave enough for the tier known as “Alpha Hero.” With this snazzy title, I also get access to the...

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Fallout 76 Review
6.5

Fallout 76 Review

Not The Game I Wanted But One I Enjoyed When Bethesda announced that the new installment to the Fallout franchise would be a multiplayer experience, many people — myself included — had their doubts. How will they pull this off when all other games have been so defined through a...

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Soulblight First Impressions

Soulblight First Impressions

I am so conflicted when it comes to Soulblight. There’s a fascinating story that takes genuine work to unravel, and the characters are interesting in their monologuing and reactions. I want to sink into the story like a lullaby, gradually losing myself in the world. But any time I come...

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Life is Strange 2 Episode 1: Review
9.5

Life is Strange 2 Episode 1: Review

I’m not ashamed to admit that every now and then I’ll stare at a cup with my hand stretched out, hoping to see it move or shake. Alas, my telekinetic ability is still latent, instead of my mind moving the cup, my girlfriend takes pity on me and hands it...

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How Dragon Quest XI Increased My Interest in the Main Series

How Dragon Quest XI Increased My Interest in the Main Series

I’ve known about Dragon Quest from a young age, since back when I first had my Game Boy Color. However, back then I didn’t know how RPGs besides Pokemon worked, so of course I didn’t have much interest in them. My first foray into the franchise was with Dragon Quest...

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