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Killer is Dead Review | Lifeless

by Ben Runningson September 18, 2013
Killer is Dead is the latest from Suda 51, creator of Killer7 and No More Heroes, and as a longtime fan of both those games, I was very excited for this game. However, since I’m not the only Suda 51 fan at The Game Fanatics, I talked Greg DeVries into reviewing the game with me. […]
Rayman Legends Review – Boy She Makes Me Sing (Bam-BA-Lam)

Rayman Legends Review | Boy She Makes Me Sing (Bam-BA-Lam)

by Jake Valentineon September 16, 2013
277 days. That’s how long I waited for Rayman Legends to release. Many of you will point out that the number seems extraordinarily large, but we have to remember that the game was supposed to be a launch title for the Wii U. It was then pushed back to a “launch window” type category before […]


Madden NFL 25 Review | Anniversary Edition

by Chris Calasahanon September 12, 2013
So the football season has officially kicked off, and fans are eagerly sinking their teeth into the NFL madness they’ve  been clamoring for.  And of course with a new football season, means there is a new edition of Madden upon us.  With the new systems on the horizon, there were questions of how EA Sports […]


Legend of Dungeon Review | Retro

by Jennifer Kibbleon September 10, 2013
Welcome to Legend of Dungeon. This is the 8bit game that is completely random and that was made possible by gamers thanks to Kickstarter. While at PAX Prime, The Game Fanatics got a glance at Legend of Dungeon. Check out our preview article here. We are now happy to share with you our thoughts on Legend […]

Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate Review | Crazy, Bombastic Fun

by Darrin Wrighton September 7, 2013
Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate released this week on the PS3 and Xbox 360 as the definitive version of DOA 5, after an earlier console release and the release of Dead or Alive 5 Plus on the PS Vita. If you like fighting games, and especially the DOA style, you’ll like this one. Dead or […]


Skullgirls the Steam Review

by Jennifer Kibbleon September 6, 2013
Skullgirls is a 2D fighting game that hit the market back in 2012. Over a year later, Skullgirls are now taking over Steam. Reverge Labs independently developed Skullgirls, which originally came out on PSN and XBLA. The fighting style is based from the Marvel vs Capcom 3 engine. Like most arcade fighting games, Skullgirls have […]


Point and Click on this Review of Memoria

by Jennifer Kibbleon August 21, 2013
Memoria is based around Europe’s pen and paper game called The Dark Eye and is a point and click RPG game from Daedalic Entertainment. Geron, our hero from the present must solve a puzzle to save his beloved. He is told a story that is roughly under 500 years old about a princess named Sadja and […]

Fun, Fun, Fun and Wub, Wub, Wub – Our Saints Row IV Review

by Charles Powerson August 20, 2013
Dubstep guns and super powers…an alien invasion and a virtual Steelport…spaceships and insurance fraud (yes it’s back!), welcome to Saints Row 4! Saints Row 4, a game that is so out-of-this-word, so ridiculous, so…not serious, but yet is heaps of fun. To put into words the vast expanse of things one can do in the game is […]


DuckTales Remastered Review | Bless Me Bagpipes

by Darrin Wrighton August 14, 2013
DuckTales Remastered is WayForward and Capcom‘s HD remaster of 1989′s DuckTales, one of the best platformers released on the Nintendo Entertainment System. Nobody was more excited for this game than I was, but this week’s release begs the question: is DuckTales still awesome, or did WayForward‘s attempts to “improve” the game crash like Launchpad McQuack? […]

Animal Crossing: New Leaf Review | The New Mayor In Town

by Jake Valentineon August 4, 2013
Moving is hard. Relocating due to a new job is even harder. But when you’re expected to become the mayor of a village you’ve never visited, that puts a lot of pressure on your shoulders. These are the challenges I face in Animal Crossing: New Leaf. I’m sitting quietly on a train as someone recognizes my […]


Hotline Miami Review (PS3)

by Jeff Smithon June 28, 2013
What drives a person to do terrible things? Is it willingness? Is it fear? Is it a belief that they have to? Hotline Miami asks players those very questions, but the answers are up to you. Hotline Miami, the intensely violent top down brawler from developer Dennaton Games, has been gaining attention on the PC […]

The Last of Us Review | Breathless

by Katerina Perichon June 24, 2013
There’s a certain level of emptiness that you feel after playing a game like The Last of Us; it’s this haunting, inexplicable emptiness that leaves you wanting more as you hang your head, wipe your tears, sigh, and acknowledge that it’s over.I can’t tell you the last time (if ever, to be honest) that a […]

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Remember Me

by Charles Powerson June 3, 2013
Nilin, a former elite memory hunter, captured by an organization hell-bent on manipulating the minds of the citizens of a futuristic Neo-Paris, must escape and journey to recover her identity. Set in the year 2084, Remember Me pits you in the center of a war, a revolution, where those who want to remain in control of their […]

Gamescom 2014 | BioWare’s New IP Revealed “Shadow Realms”

by 8 Bit Briton August 13, 2014
EA announced BioWare's new IP at Gamescom today called Shadow Realms.

Gamescom 2014 | Tomb Raider, Exclusivity, and Why You Need to Get Over Yourself

by Ben Runningson August 13, 2014
Rise of the Tomb Raider is going to be an Xbox One exclusive and the internet imploded. But that's not really the main issue...

Gamescom 2014 | Dragon Age: Inquisition Trailer Revealed; Inquisitor Role is Huge!

by Bryan Dupont-Grayon August 13, 2014
At Gamescom 2014, EA and Bioware have unleashed a gorgeous and fast-paced trailer for the third most anticipated title in the Dragon Age franchise. Judging from what can be seen in the trailer, Dragon Age: Inquisition brings back some old and new races that fans have been dying to play as. Bioware has dedicated a lot […]

Regular Show: The Great Prank War Review (iOS)

by Jeff Smithon August 13, 2014
Mobile games are a mixed bag. Sometimes you get something simple and brilliant, like Rovio’s Bad Piggies, and sometimes you get something ambitious, like some of EA’s ventures onto the platform. In this case, Regular Show: The Great Prank War is neither.Released late last month for iOS and Android, Regular Show: The Great Prank War is […]
The Evil Within

Experience More Madness in The Evil Within’s Season Pass

by Kate Reedon August 13, 2014
Excited for The Evil Within since it was first announced last year and plan on purchasing it? Bethesda has announced that a Season Pass will be available for their upcoming survival horror game. The Season pass will cost $19.99 with the first add-on featuring mission-based maps as you play as The Keeper. The second and third add-ons […]

Resident evil

Original Resident Evil Being Remastered

by Matthew Shelharton August 13, 2014
Capcom has announced that it is remastering its classic survival horror game Resident Evil for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3, and PC.

Gamescom 2014 | P.T. is Silent Hills, a Guillermo Del Toro/Hideo Kojima Joint

by Alex Androskion August 13, 2014
Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro are making a new Silent Hill game called "Silent Hills."


Gamescom 2014 | Activision Celebrates Most Pre-Ordered New IP In History with New Destiny Multiplayer Trailer

by Kate Reedon August 12, 2014
A game made by the creators of the immensely popular Halo series and a publisher who is responsible for the extremely popular Call of Duty franchise; Destiny had high expectations and talent behind it from the very beginning. With this and a beta that brought an outstanding number of players, it isn’t a huge surprise that Destiny […]

Gamescom 2014 | Ninja Theory Returns! Hellblade for PS4 Teases Ravishing Awesomeness

by Tom Dearsleyon August 12, 2014
Heavenly Sword and DMC: Devil May Cry developers Ninja Theory return at Gamescom with their new title ‘Hellblade’ for PS4. In what looks like pure nightmare fuel it is likely that Hellblade will follow suit in the same vein as Ninja Theory’s previous Hack’n’Slash titles. Self proclaimed ‘Product Development Ninja’ at Ninja Theory, Dom Matthews, […]
Gamescom 2014 | Xbox Buckles in for Screamride

Gamescom 2014 | Xbox Buckles in for Screamride

by Jake Valentineon August 12, 2014
During their Gamescom 2014 presser, Microsoft announced Screamride, an amusement park simulator, for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. Amusement park games are nothing new to the world of gaming, just look at Roller Coaster Tycoon for an example, but the premise of Screamride is something eye-catching. The trailer mentions that we’re judged by screams, indicating that we’re given […]


Gamescom 2014 I Rise of the Tomb Raider Might be Timed Exclusive, But So What?

by Carlos Ovalleon August 12, 2014
It was a shocker to see the next Tomb Raider game be announced as an Xbox One exclusive and the aftershock is still ringing tenuously throughout the channels of social media. The Twitter-verse is still reeling from the announcement with many denouncing Square Enix in a fit of rage. It’s understandable however;Tomb Raider was a […]
Quantum Break

Gamescom 2014 | Quantum Break Gameplay Revealed

by Matthew Shelharton August 12, 2014
Remedy has finally revealed gameplay from their upcoming Xbox One exclusive 3rd person shooter Quantum Break, and it looks amazing.

Gamescom 2014 | Halo 2: Anniversary’s Next Remastered Map Revealed

by Kate Reedon August 12, 2014
Microsoft’s Gamescom conference brought things such as Sunset Overdrive, a surprising Tomb Raider announcement and even Quantum Break. But what would a Microsoft conference be without Halo? During Halo‘s spotlight in Microsoft‘s Gamescom conference, 343 Industries unveiled Sanctuary to be the next remastered map among six in Halo 2: Anniversary. Sanctuary, another fan favorite, was shown off […]

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