6 Reviews

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA X Review — Music to My Ears

It's been a weird month of genre experimentation for me -- only last week I jumped into Deus Ex: Mankind Divided without any previous knowledge of the series, and this week I'm tackling a fairly niche J-Pop ...Read More

on August 26, 2016 11:40 PM
5 Reviews

Armikrog Review — Oddly Molded

Armikrog is weird. It has an unusual claymation style that only a few games-- principally Neverhood -- were able to pull off, along with being an old school point-and-click adventure on an alien planet. This premised seemed ...Read More

on August 26, 2016 1:42 PM
17 Reviews

Attack on Titan Review – Does Justice to the Anime

Let's be honest: games based on anime are normally quite bad. As with games based on movies, developers tend to bank on the popularity of the IP, knowing that fans of that particular title will purchase the ...Read More

on August 26, 2016 10:12 AM
2 Reviews

Madden NFL 17 Review — A Very Good Season

There is a fair bit of hate that surrounds yearly releases such as Madden. Many believe that these games end up too similar to each other, and do not warrant a $60 purchase every year. Luckily, Madden ...Read More

on August 23, 2016 1:19 PM
47 Reviews

The King of Fighters XIV Review — It’s Great to Be King

Can fighting games still be a thrill even with barebones mechanics? Some would answer no, as more casual fighting games tend to not be as deep as some would like. That being said, crazy combos with long ...Read More

on August 22, 2016 1:27 PM
27 Reviews

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Review — Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

Whether you are new to the series or a longtime fan, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is a work of art and a joy to play. With the main theme for gameplay being player freedom, I rarely -- ...Read More

on August 19, 2016 1:47 PM
57 Reviews

Metroid Prime: Federation Force Review — No Fan Service Here

Nintendo has been fighting an uphill battle with Metroid Prime: Federation Force for a little over a year. Originally revealed at E3 2015, the title has been under constant bombardment across-the-board by both Nintendo and Metroid fans. ...Read More

on August 18, 2016 11:58 PM
4 Reviews

Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS-Force Review — Not All Systems Go

Many English speaking Gundam fans felt brutally disregarded by Bandai Namco when the publisher released the PS4 and PS Vita title Gundam Breaker 3 exclusively in Japan earlier this year. To make matters worse, importers and fans ...Read More

on August 17, 2016 1:00 PM
2 Reviews

Rising Islands Review — Failing to Rise Above the Rest

Every once in a while, a small indie game can come along and surprise you -- something you are not expecting to be at all notable ends up becoming one of your most memorable gaming experiences. For ...Read More

on August 17, 2016 9:00 AM
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Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 7 Review — Artificial Intelligence

Where the first five episodes of Minecraft: Story Mode followed Jesse and the formation of the New Order of the Stone, the "Adventure Pass" series of episodes have opted for more standalone installments showing the newly-formed group's ...Read More

on August 16, 2016 2:52 PM
0 Reviews

Inversus Review — Squaring Off With Friends

People tend to think that a layer of strategy is lost as a game becomes faster-paced and more simple. How can something that doesn't seem that complicated have such rewarding mechanics? Inversus proves that simple gameplay ...Read More

on August 16, 2016 8:57 AM
75 Reviews

No Man’s Sky Review: Not Everyone’s Sky

No Man's Sky is probably the most hyped indie game in the history of indie games. It was pushed almost like a first party AAA game by Sony Interactive Entertainment, and this caused many to expect what ...Read More

on August 14, 2016 8:55 AM
11 Reviews

The Idolmaster: Platinum Stars Import Review – Cute Idols Land on PS4

With idols and rhythm games becoming more and more popular every year, the same can be said about combining the two to form an experience that music lovers and gamers can both enjoy together. Now enter The  ...Read More

on August 13, 2016 4:40 PM
3 Reviews

A.W.: Phoenix Fiesta Review — Class Is Now in Session

Some games use variety as a selling point. There's a little of this and a little of that and altogether they form a solid package; a jack of all trades, master of none approach. Of course some ...Read More

on August 9, 2016 1:19 PM
3 Reviews

Hearts of Iron IV Review: Awesome, Massive, but Not for Everyone

Grand Strategy games can be intimidating, and Hearts if Iron IV is no exception to this nearly iron-clad rule. As a matter of fact, it's a game that intentionally throws right in your face so many issues ...Read More

on August 9, 2016 7:32 AM
16 Reviews

Hyper Light Drifter Review — Monsters from the Ancient World

Some games have a sense of wonder and mystery to them that goes unmatched by movies and comics. Whether it be the colossal skeleton draped against a mountain in the background, or the pulsating creatures trapped in ...Read More

on August 3, 2016 10:17 AM
5 Reviews

Overcooked Review — More Like Well Done

The complications of putting a recipe together can be daunting, especially with a giant spaghetti monster breathing down the nape of your neck. The onion kingdom is in danger of annihilation and it's your job to go ...Read More

on August 3, 2016 8:34 AM
12 Reviews

Batman: The Telltale Series — Episode 1 Review: Batman Begins

With a history that spans back to the late 1930s, the iconic Caped Crusader, Dark Knight, and hero otherwise known as Batman has been arguably the most iconic superhero out there. From classic graphic novels like The ...Read More

on August 2, 2016 11:26 AM
20 Reviews

ABZU Review: Underwater Wonder

At the start of Giant Squid Studios and 505 Games' new release, ABZU, the game immediately brings you into a vast, oceanic expanse that's bluer than the sky above you. As a mysterious diver, you start off ...Read More

on August 2, 2016 10:53 AM
2 Reviews

Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate Review – Don’t Hedge Your Bets

Hailing from the Mystery Dungeon series, one of the roguelike genre’s oldest, is Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and The Dice of Fate. This PS Vita exclusive is actually a port of a Nintendo DS ...Read More

on July 30, 2016 4:47 PM
2 Reviews

Tricky Towers Review – A Luck of the Draw Puzzler

Adapting Tetris gameplay for modern players is a tough task. The classic block-puzzle game has such a perfect loop to its gameplay that it can be tough to remix it into something fresh. Tricky Towers attempts ...Read More

on July 27, 2016 12:01 AM
1 Reviews

Headlander Review: A Space Od-head-sy

Falling somewhere between the "action" and "adventure" genres, the sub-genre often called "Metroidvania" -- combining the exploration and puzzle-based nature of games like Metroid and Castlevania -- is one that's often been imitated, and (usually) to great ...Read More

on July 25, 2016 4:59 PM
12 Reviews

ADR1FT Review – Aimlessly Drifting

ADR1FT, the debut game from developer Three One Zero has made its way on the PlayStation 4. The first-person adventure game is clearly beautiful but can it deliver an isolating, truly terrifying space experience? ...Read More

on July 25, 2016 12:01 PM
2 Reviews

Human: Fall Flat Review — Falling Flat on Arrival

Human: Fall Flat was made for YouTubers, that is clear in its design. The main character is difficult to control and has funny animation in order to get a laugh out of the player and anyone watching. ...Read More

on July 22, 2016 8:57 AM
13 Reviews

Gal*Gun: Double Peace Review — Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry

While new titles are coming out for all sorts of platforms every day, the rail shooter hasn’t seen too much exposure in recent years. Even so, after franchises like Sin and Punishment and House of the Dead ...Read More

on July 21, 2016 11:58 PM
0 Reviews

10 Second Ninja X Review — Run Ninja, Run!

10 Second Ninja X is the follow-up to the fast-paced 2014 platformer, 10 Second Ninja, developed by Four Circle Interactive. Despite the similar name, 10 Second Ninja X claims to achieve what the first game set out ...Read More

on July 19, 2016 11:11 AM
77 Reviews

I Am Setsuna Review — Let it Snow

Squaresoft was seen as the king of RPGs in the 1990s. From the Final Fantasy series to the Mana games, to the ever popular Chrono Trigger, many were enthralled with Square's masterfully-crafted titles. While Square Enix still ...Read More

on July 18, 2016 11:59 PM
12 Reviews

Ghostbusters Review — Soulless Ghost Busting

Ghostbusters is a game that does very little to hide its repetitive nature. The combat isn't satisfying, the ghosts you fight have a manufactured layout, the locations you visit blend together, and nothing in the game justifies ...Read More

on July 18, 2016 11:51 AM
22 Reviews

God Eater Resurrection Review — Back From The Dead

The hunting genre, made very popular in Japan by Capcom’s Monster Hunter, has had plenty of screen time on the PlayStation Vita. We know the formula quite well by now: create a character and team up with ...Read More

on July 12, 2016 11:44 AM
5 Reviews

Song of the Deep Review — A Swimmingly Good Time

Insomniac's Song of the Deep holds a special place as the first game published by GameStop's new publishing company, GameTrust. It must set the standard for GameTrust as a publisher and show that Insomniac has not lost ...Read More

on July 10, 2016 2:02 PM