The Touryst

I wasn’t sure whether The Touryst was my sort of game but the announcement it was leaving gamepass was the impetus I needed to try it out. I’m glad I did. It’s a combination of puzzles with a bit of platforming. You talk to the people on each island and complete a sequence of tasks. … More The Touryst

Night Call

Another game that was on my to play list and then appeared on the ganepass leaving soon list. In Night Call you are a taxi driver who has been implicated in a murder. You therefore have 2 jobs. One, make money as a taxi driver. Two, find out who the murderer is before they arrest … More Night Call


On Reddit Observation was mentioned by a poster in the same sentence as What Remains of Edith Finch which immediately got me interested in playing it. I thus downloaded it and played the first section and had mentally filed it in seems good so far I’ll definitely keep playing. The next day I discover it … More Observation

Rain on your Parade

A hilariously funny game that isn’t afraid to poke fun at itself or other games. Learn how to be a cloud that ruins some days whilst rescuing others. I preferred the puzzle levels rather than those with limited time, but there is something for everyone. Puzzles where you need to collect certain items with your … More Rain on your Parade

The Gardens Between

After my Donut Country experience of enjoying a game after being initially unconvinced, I decided to give a second visit to The Gardens Between. Like Donut County I was a bit bemused on first playing by what was happening and it seeming very simple. On second attempt I started to see the beauty of the … More The Gardens Between

Fractured Minds

Another game that appeared on the leaving Xbox gamepass soon list that sounded intriguing and so I gave it a try. Fractured Minds is short, very short – about 30 minutes. This suited me as annoyingly there was no way to invert the y-axis controls so I found it tricky to play. However in some … More Fractured Minds


I’d had Wargroove on my to try list for a little while and the news it was leaving gamepass persuaded me to play it. It had been described to me as similar to advance wars, which was a game I enjoyed in the Gameboy advance many years ago. Each scenario is played on a map … More Wargroove