Here are my opinions of the Xbox Live Indie Games games I’ve reviewed, condensed into ravioli-like digestible single-sentence packages. Click on a title to go to the full review.
80 Microsoft points
Bit Crunch: Atari-tinged ambush frustration
Explosionade: Fun puzzle-tinged platformer uses detonation as a solution
EvilQuest: Super Nintendo RPG abbreviated
Final Rift: Console Elite with less tedium and more manageable controls
Flycatcher: Pendulous platformer has potential but needs work.
Goolin: press A to fail
House of Spice: House of Cockroach with 5% less boredom
In the Pit: Blind monster executes the helpless by sound
Infinity Danger: Twin-stick boss fight marathon goes Skynet on your ass
KGB Episode One: Bargain military FPS is good for indies, not so much elsewhere
Lair of the Evildoer: Randomised levels extend humorous twin-stick roguelike
Leave Home: Brief shooter’s pretensions of infinite variety deflated by repetition
Lucky Game: Ball-launching slot machine tedium offers new possibilities for drug-free anaesthesia
Mega Monster Mania: Gauntlet on ice
Mummies vs Gunn.S: Crap title adequately represents clunky zombie FPS
Oozi: Earth Adventure – Episode 1: Decent platformer pines for the Mega Drive
Random the Dungeon: Too much random, not enough fun
Rock Bottom: A game developer rubbing buffalo feces on your face.
We Are Cubes: Very professional retro arcade game tests your skill at shooting blobs.
Zombie Crossing: Zombies would cross the street to avoid this shoddy tower defence fiasco.
240 Microsoft points
Oil Magnate: Slick oil-management game makes a mistake that kills off wildlife.
Old School Destruction: Loading screens with occasional ugly game interludes
400 Microsoft points
Flotilla: Ender’s Game goes all Douglas Adams when you’re trying to strategically destroy a yeti’s space fleet
This page is updated as I add new full length reviews.