Aside from minor frame-rate issues, “Bastion” on Vita is one of the best games I’ve ever played, on this or any handheld, and beyond. It’s beautiful, fun and haunting. If you haven’t played it, grab a copy for less than a cup of espresso will cost you in London and enjoy game-making at its best.
There’s a reason I’m writing this review only a day out of hospital. “The Swindle” is a game that I really, really like. I have fun with it. I think that if you like side-scrolling adventure games, you’ll have fun with it, too.
I will continue to battle it out with Barny (I’ve already chummed up with him, see?). I’m sure we’ll end up getting that massive payoff.
In the meantime, unless something catastrophic happens, expect a full, glowing review in the upcoming days.
And here’s to hoping it includes my redemption, because for the time being, I suck at “The Swindle”.
Good thing is, “The Swindle” does not suck at all.