Harkening back to earlier days with a gameplay style reminiscent of the likes of classics like Prince of Persia, Ministry of Broadcast is a throwback I can really appreciate. While that meticulous style matching up action with precision may result in quite a bit of trial and error death at times within a few attempts in general all action puzzles are conquerable and that makes figuring them out and getting it right quite rewarding. The fact that the game takes on a sort of 1984-meets-The-Running-Man approach where it comes to the story helps make the sequences flow together to a degree and can be pretty entertainingly morbid and twisted at times, further reinforcing the experience. As an English major I’ll admit that some of the in-game text can get clunky, and that made me cringe a bit, but perhaps it also adds some layer of unrefined charm for the right folks as well so it may just be me. Having played a few remade titles from that earlier era on Switch it’s also refreshing to now see modern stabs at that same style of play, and I hope to see more in this vein if they can be executed as effectively.
Justin Nation, Score:
Nindie Choice! [8.0]