Video Game Reviews


Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Review | Bricks In Space

by Jeff Smithon November 21, 2014
Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham is, on the surface, not much different than the games preceding it. You smash, collect and build, just as before, but the operative word this time is character. Not characters, mind you. While there are more than 150 characters, triple the count of Lego Batman 2, it’s charm and personality […]
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Throwback Thursday | Halo: Spartan Assault Review

by Max Delgadoon November 20, 2014
Last month, Microsoft announced that Halo: Spartan Strike, a top-down, twin-stick shooter, would be arriving in December for Window devices and PC platforms. Upon hearing that the game would be acting as a spiritual successor for 2013’s Halo: Spartan Assault, developed once again by 343 Industries and Vanguard Entertainment, I was immediately compelled to sit down with Halo: Spartan […]


Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric Review | A Great Idea Ruined

by James Wynneon November 17, 2014
Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric had the right idea. When playing this broken mess, you could see the greatness buried beneath if you look for it. Unfortunately, none of that matters when the execution is so poor that the game shouldn’t have seen the light of day. Every technical aspect that can go wrong with […]


Sunset Overdrive Review | Long Live the Awesomepocalypse

by Bryan Dupont-Grayon November 6, 2014
Spin-offs and theories concerning an earth-shattering apocalypse have become so commonplace today, the mere idea of zombies and extinct-inducing viruses often sound boring. With Sunset Overdrive, the idea of a metropolis trapped in an apoclyptic predicament gets a massive refresher. Done first by giving it a new name—Awesomepocalypse—Sunset Overdrive redefines the the very essence of […]
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Playstation TV Review | Greatness is Still Waiting

by Sam Robinsonon November 4, 2014
With the PlayStation Vita seemingly all but abandoned by AAA publishers, Sony has decided to launch a console version of the same device with hopes of breathing some new life into the market. On paper, the PlayStation TV is a brilliant device. As wonderful as the gaming world of handheld devices have served Gamers in the […]

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Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments Review | The Case of the Great Mystery Game

by James Wynneon October 31, 2014
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments is the tenth game of the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes series by developer Frogwares. A point and click game that lets players delve into six different crimes as the titular detective, Crimes and Punishments has an updated list of abilities to use and makes for the most advanced Holmes game […]


Bayonetta 2 Review | Style and Substance

by Ben Runningson October 30, 2014
It’s not perfect and the nostalgia goggles are likely affecting my memories of the first game but Bayonetta 2 is still a great time and better than pretty much any other action game out there.
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Styx: Master of Shadows Review | Green Goblin Greatness

by Max Delgadoon October 29, 2014
The Tower of Akenash, a beautifully realized and vertically designed structure, houses the best of Lord Barimen’s noble soldiers and one pesky, sneaky, and murderous green goblin: Styx. This valiant act of intrusion carries with it the mission to steal the Heart of the World Tree for reasons unknown. In order to pull off such a grand […]

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Throwback Thursday | Mass Effect Review

by Todd O'Rourkeon October 16, 2014
Originally published for the Xbox 360 in 2007, five years later, Mass Effect finally arrived to the PlayStation 3 in December of 2012.   During this span, it seemed like Microsoft would not abandon its stranglehold of the original game, even after the second and third iteration found its way onto Sony’s console. Yet, after a […]
Driveclub Review | The Washer Fluid Is Not Fine

Driveclub Review | The Washer Fluid Is Not Fine

by Jake Valentineon October 15, 2014
Driveclub is a launch game that came out 11 months after its console released. It's also far worse than the other current-gen launch racers.

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Alien: Isolation Review | I Admire Its Purity

by James Wynneon October 15, 2014
Alien: Isolation is a the first licensed Alien game worth owning. That’s not really saying much about it because the bar has been set so low, so let me assure you that Alien: Isolation is a great game.It sticks to Ridley Scott’s universe admirably, creates an atmosphere that acts as a super conductor for dread, […]

Super Smash Bros. 3DS Review | Smashingly Mediocre

by Bryan Dupont-Grayon October 9, 2014
Considering its overall wide acceptance across the industry and its integration in several e-sport/fighting game competitions, it almost seems like the Super Smash Bros. series can do no wrong, so Super Smash Bros. 3DS must be good, right? Think again. From the birth of the franchise on the Nintendo 64 to the smashing fan favorite […]


Defense Grid 2 Review | More Choice Than You Can Shake A Tower At

by Tom Dearsleyon October 7, 2014
Fanatical Choice!
The sweating, the tears, the expletives make your victory oh so more gratifying.

Assassin’s Creed: Unity Owners Will Get Free DLC & Season Pass Owners To Be Offered a Free Ubisoft Game

by Max Delgadoon November 27, 2014
Given the rough launch and continued game-breaking bugs plaguing Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Ubisoft is offering the game’s first downloadable expansion, Dead Kings, to all players free of charge as compensation. “Unfortunately, at launch, the overall quality of the game was diminished by bugs and unexpected technical issues,” said Yannis Mallat, Ubisoft Montreal & Toronto CEO. […]
World of Warcraft Warlords of Draenor | The Joke That Is Leveling

World of Warcraft Warlords of Draenor | The Joke That Is Leveling

by Jake Valentineon November 26, 2014
We've never loved questing this much in World of Warcraft. Sadly, the experience is also a bit of a joke in Warlords of Draenor.


The Amazing Amiibo

by James Wynneon November 26, 2014
As amazing as this sort of thing can ever be

Dark Souls 2 Coming to Xbox One and PS4 2015

by xbenblasterxon November 25, 2014
All of you (now current-gen) console owners who thought you’d escaped the suffering of From Software’s Dark Souls II had better think again as Namco Bandai announced that the treacherous RPG series would be coming to the latest console generation in 2015. This re-release of Dark Souls II is dubbed the Scholar of the First Sin, and whether it be coincidence or not, the game […]

PSA: PlayStation’s co-op Gaming Sale Now Live, Dark Souls 2 and FarCry 3 Heavily Discounted

by Carlos Ovalleon November 25, 2014
Let the sales begin, this time with a co-op theme

Tales From the Borderlands

Tales from the Borderlands’ Episode One is Available Now

by Max Delgadoon November 25, 2014
Telltale Games is back in full force and this time, they're bringing us to the Borderlands universe in Tales from the Borderlands, which is available today on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PC.
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343 Industries’ Bonnie Ross Addresses Ongoing Problems for Halo: The Master Chief Collection

by Max Delgadoon November 25, 2014
343 Industries Head of Studio, Bonnie Ross, expresses ongoing issues with Halo: The Master Chief Collection and offers an apology.


Super Smash Bros. Swing Fast, Huge Sales for Wii U

by Bryan Dupont-Grayon November 25, 2014
Nintendo Of America has confirmed today that a hefty amount of physical and digital copies of Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U have been sold in a matter of three short days. When it comes to their franchise fighting game, Nintendo seems to always remain at the top, but compared to other games released […]

The Game Awards VS PlayStation Experience

by Carlos Ovalleon November 25, 2014
2 Events, 2 Venues, 2 Nights, who will make the bigger splash? The Game Awards or PlayStation Experience?
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Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series is Now Available for Preorder on Steam

by Max Delgadoon November 25, 2014
Following the recent release of Telltale's The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 this past season, the studio is gearing up to release their latest series, Game of Thrones, and it's now available for preorder on Steam.

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Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Gets Two Extra Levels as Pre-Order Bonuses

by Max Delgadoon November 25, 2014
With Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions set to launch next week, developer Sierra Games has announced a slew of information regarding pre-order incentives across all platforms for their upcoming shoot 'em up title.
Halo 2: Anniversary Rumble Playlist Added Back To Master Chief Collection

Halo 2: Anniversary Rumble Playlist Added Back To Master Chief Collection

by Jake Valentineon November 24, 2014
Halo 2 Anniversary's rumble playlist has been added back to the Master Chief Collection. Hopefully we can actually find matches to play.
Far Cry 4 Is, Thus Far, Just Like Far Cry 3 and That's A-Okay

Far Cry 4 Is, Thus Far, Just Like Far Cry 3 and That’s A-Okay

by Jake Valentineon November 24, 2014
Take Far Cry 3, move it to the Himalayas, and you get Far Cry 4. We see nothing wrong with this.

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