Video Game Reviews


The Swapper Review | Not Your Average Clone

by Matthew Shelharton July 23, 2014
Fanatical Choice!
Facepalm Games' The Swapper is a puzzle-platformer with an amazing atmosphere and setting. With devilishly clever puzzles that never fails to impress.

Valiant Hearts: The Great War Review | Dog of War

by Sam Robinsonon July 20, 2014
Valiant Hearts: The Great War is not your average video game. It’s a historical story that wants you to experience the horrific nature of war without you ever picking up a gun. Ubisoft Montpellier has a unique perspective for Valiant Hearts: The Great War. They were more interested in telling a story with “a game about war,” and not a “war game.” […]


Sniper Elite 3 Review | Steady, Aim, Missed.

by Tom Dearsleyon July 9, 2014
Sniper Elite 3 is an enjoyable time killer, but feels like a rushed game built around a single feature and as such falls woefully short off it’s mark.

Wolfenstein: The New Order Review | Unwelcome Reality

Wolfenstein: The New Order Review | Unwelcome Reality

by Jake Valentineon June 26, 2014
It makes perfect sense that Wolfenstein: The New Order takes place in an alternate reality. I’m not saying this due to the fact that the game’s setting is a 1960s Nazi occupied world. In fact, I’m not referring to any of the game’s “what if the Nazi’s won” narrative. Instead, I’m talking about the gameplay. Wolfenstein: The […]
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Kirby: Triple Deluxe Review | Cute Overload

by Jeff Smithon June 25, 2014
Few games turn me into a pacifist the way Kirby: Triple Deluxe did. Throughout the span of my 11 hours with the game, I met some enemies too adorable to slay, even if I did so while wearing a jester’s hat. Of course, this game is more than a fantastic art style—much, much more. During […]

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Watch Dogs Review | Hacker For Hire

by Alena Alambeigion June 16, 2014
For those of you who haven’t heard of Watch Dogs, welcome back from the rock you’ve been living under. Here we are, playing what was supposed to be 2013’s biggest release in 2014. So, how did it stack up? Let’s start with the story. A hacker named Aiden Pearce gets himself into enough trouble that some sketchy […]

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Mario Kart 8 Review | Wii U’s Drought Ender

by Ben Runningson June 8, 2014
Mario Kart 8 is a true return to form. After the last console entry underwhelmed, Nintendo has unleashed this kart racing giant onto the struggling Wii U. If you were ever a fan of the series, you must play Mario Kart 8. It is, ignoring the battle mode, the most complete and comprehensive Mario Kart […]
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Mario Golf: World Tour Review | On Par

by Ben Runningson June 3, 2014
I spent a ridiculous amount of time with Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour on the GameCube and it is hard to believe that it has taken this long for another 3D entry in the series. However, Mario Golf: World Tour is two steps forward and one large step off to the side.   The core gameplay […]


The Witch and The Hundred Knight Review | What Did I Just Play?

by William Harmonon May 9, 2014
Lets get this out of the way: I’m not sure I’ve ever played a game like The Witch and The Hundred Knight. As such, I’m not sure I can review it in the standard format. Instead, I’m going to give you the play by play of my experience with the game. Chapter 1: Intrigue I […]

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Game Review | Not Quite Amazing, but…Spider-Man!

by Alena Alambeigion May 6, 2014
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 game destined for greatness, or video game mediocrity? It seems the latter. You will start by picking a difficulty, Human, Hero, or Super Hero. We ended up playing Super Hero with no problems, which leads us to believe anything less wouldn’t have been much of a challenge. The game relies heavily […]

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NES Remix 2 Review | Refined Nostalgia

by Ben Runningson April 29, 2014
NES Remix 2 is back with even more nostalgia and game combining challenges. Can it live up to the memories? The concept of NES Remix is simple: play through a random selection of challenges based on classic NES games. The games all play like you remember but this time there are little objectives to complete […]

Dark Souls 2 Review | A Solid Second Showing

by William Harmonon April 9, 2014
As the third (ish) entry into the “Souls” series, fans should know what they’re getting into with Dark Souls 2. As a direct sequel to Dark Souls, you can expect a lot of the same elements in this game: Pyromancy, i-frames, and Havel’s Armor… the list goes on. This isn’t to say the two games […]

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Review | Apology Accepted

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Review | Apology Accepted

by Jake Valentineon April 3, 2014
Fanatical Choice!
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls changes the franchise for the better, adding in countless replayability, more loot than you can count, and enough enemies to kill for days and days.
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Halo: Spartan Strike Delayed Into 2015

by Max Delgadoon December 9, 2014
Two months ago, there was a surprise announcement that Halo: Spartan Strike would be coming to Windows devices and PC in early December. Unfortunately, 343 Industries‘ and Vanguard Games‘ top-down shooter has now been delayed into early 2015. Touted as a spiritual successor to Halo: Spartan Assault, Halo: Spartan Strike is set around the city of New […]

Fanatical Five | 5 Reasons Why Pokémon ORAS Are Better Than The Originals

by Adam Birchon December 9, 2014
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are remakes of the 12 year old third-generation games. Here are the top five biggest changes.

Square Enix Christmas Surprise Offers 6 Mysterious Steam Keys

Square Enix Christmas Surprise Offers 6 Mysterious Steam Keys

by Adam Birchon December 8, 2014
Square Enix have an interesting and unusual offer for UK/EU gamers this holiday season.
The Witcher 3 Delayed Until May 2015

The Witcher 3 Delayed Until May 2015

by Adam Birchon December 8, 2014
The Witcher 3 is one of the most eagerly anticipated games of 2015 and it has just been delayed for another 3 months.
The Banner Saga Continues in a Sequel to the Indie Hit

The Banner Saga Continues in a Sequel to the Indie Hit

by Adam Birchon December 8, 2014
Indie dev Stoic have announced a sequel to The Banner Saga, unsurprisingly called The Banner Saga 2.

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The “Father Of Video Games”, Ralph Baer, Has Passed Away At Age 92

by Aaron Dewberryon December 8, 2014
Rest In Peace Ralph Baer. Ralph Baer, a.k.a. the Father of Video Games, was the creator of the very first video game console and has passed away at the age of 92. Ralph Baer was born in Germany in the year 1922 but fled the country in 1938 due to the Nazi influence pervading his […]
Introducing Project Skylight, making your PlayStation 4 a PrettyStation 4.

Dress Up Your PS4 With Sony’s ‘Project SkyLight’

by Keith Brownon December 8, 2014
Sony announced at the PlayStation Experience that you'll soon be able to replace the shiny black faceplate on your PS4 with one bearing images of your favorite Sony characters.

Explore Hyrule in Awesome ‘Zelda’ Wii U Gameplay Video

by Keith Brownon December 7, 2014
New gameplay from the as-of-yet unnamed forthcoming Legend of Zelda game for the Wii U was showcased at the Game Awards 2014 last night, and it is a great time to be a Zelda fan.

The Bible In Gamers’ Crosshairs Following the Banning of Grand Theft Auto V

by Aaron Dewberryon December 7, 2014
Grand Theft Auto V has been taken off the shelves in every Target and Kmart in Australia due to the numerous claims that the game supports violence against women. A change.org petition was launched by former sex workers that took offense over the fact that the game allowed players to “commit sexual violence and kill women” […]
Darrien Hunt, cosplayer, moments before he was shot and killed by police officers. 
Via http://www.good4utah.com/story/d/story/independent-autopsy-report-released-on-darrien-hun/39787/0mDTf_SOLkmyohyX7jDxHg

Officers Who Shot and Killed Sword-Wielding Cosplayer Face No Charges

by Keith Brownon December 7, 2014
Two Utah police officers will not face any charges in the shooting death of 22-year-old African-American cosplayer, Darrien Hunt. On September tenth, two Saratoga Springs police officers– Officer Nicholas Judson and Cpl. Matt Schauerhamer– stopped Hunt, who had been carrying a katana along a populated strip, apparently as part of a samurai cosplay. But here’s […]

New God of War Game In Development

New God of War Game In Development

by Adam Birchon December 7, 2014
Santa Monica Studio is back with another hack and slash God of War adventure.

Persona 5 Teaser Confirms PS4 Version & 2015 Release Date

by Adam Birchon December 6, 2014
It’s been a long seven years since Persona 4 on PS2, but the PS3/PS4 sequel is finally here and will be hitting American and Japanese shelves in 2015.
Gone Home Developer Announce New Project

Gone Home Developer Announces Tacoma at The Game Awards

by Adam Birchon December 6, 2014
Fullbright's new project promises to take players into space in the announcement teaser trailer.

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