by John Rogers
Still: Paradise Killer (Kaizen Game Works; 2020)
Paradise Killer is a truly odd detective game, mixing a Miami Vice 1980s aesthetic with brutalist architecture, Lovecraftian gods, demonic possession, murder, class commentary, and sexy synth pop. We stay spoiler-free on the details of The Crime To End All Crimes in this 20-minute review.
Also mentioned: Narita Boy, The Longing, Art Squool, Immortals: Fenyx Rising; thanks go to Patreon patron Broken Pixel for recommending The Longing, and game streamer Kerlsburgers for being the show's newest patron!