Author Archives: escapethereview

Agent Venture: B.A.D Side of the Moon

Online, Nov 2020

Rated 4 out of 5
Much like when a new model of iPhone comes out, the latest Agent Venture game is a little more refined than previous iterations but essentially the same product. If like me you were impressed by the originals, that’s entirely a good thing. This time … (more)

Esc The Game: Esc From Cell 126

Online, Sep 2020

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
Some games stand out for their puzzles, or for their story; what really impressed me about Cell 126 was just how slick its interface was. That seems like it should be only a minor point in a game’s favour – as long as its not actually undermining gam… (more)

Project Avatar: Stalker

Online, Oct 2020

Rated 4 out of 5
Stalker is not an escape game. I don’t know exactly what term best describes this experience; “live video game”, or perhaps “carnival of craziness”. If you played Project Avatar’s original game and thought that was wacky, well, you ain’t seen nothing… (more)

The Escape Game: Rogue Scientist 1990

Online, Nov 2020

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
The Escape Game have been one of the more prolific creators of play at home games this year; in addition to their avatar games, they’re now up to four digital online experiences. This one is not part of their Hahn narrative, but has a similar feel: y… (more)