For a puzzling platformer like Teslagrad to really work, it needs to walk one of the finest lines in gaming. On the one hand it has to be mysterious enough to keep you intrigued. On the other it needs to make sure it isn’t so esoteric that players get lost, bored, and give up.
All the intelligent core mechanics and shiny graphics can’t save a game if it stumbles too close to either side of the slim pathway. And while Teslagrad definitely spends most of its time striding confidently along, there are times when it sways a little too close to the too confusing side of the street. … [MORE]