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
11 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
12 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
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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
4 Reviews

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review — The Force is Strong With This One

More than any film in recent memory, Star Wars: The Force Awakens arrived in theaters last December as truly the type of cinematic event that comes along once in a generation. As highly-anticipated as it was (especially ...Read More

on July 7, 2016 11:07 AM
1 Reviews

MXGP2: The Official Motocross Videogame Review — Scrubs Need Not Apply

As the only dedicated motocross game currently available for consoles, its hard not to recommend MXGP2 to anyone who is a fan of the sport. Thankfully this isn't just because it is the only one in existence, ...Read More

on July 6, 2016 11:06 AM
0 Reviews

BoxBoxBoy! Review — Out of the Box

Sometimes you just wanna hop into a game, solve a few puzzles and hop out without too much of  a commitment. Pushmo capitalized on this formula, making you feel like a strategic boss in bite sized chunks ...Read More

on July 5, 2016 10:00 AM
26 Reviews

The Technomancer Review — Zero Tolerance for Betrayal

There is much to like about The Technomancer. The narrative, while delivered awkwardly at first, becomes an appealing adventure that generally avoids tropes. The setting is one unlike most other games. As a follow up to the ...Read More

on June 28, 2016 2:50 AM
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Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness Review – Charming but Fiddly

For two decades, the Star Ocean series has occupied a very special place in the heart of many JRPG lovers. Today, just three weeks away from the series' 20th anniversary, we celebrate the debut of the franchise ...Read More

on June 27, 2016 11:55 PM
107 Reviews

Umbrella Corps Review — Dead On Arrival

Since its original debut 20 years ago, it's not hyperbolic to say that Resident Evil -- a series once heralded for defining the survival-horror genre -- has suffered a bit of an identity crisis in recent times. ...Read More

on June 27, 2016 4:30 PM
0 Reviews

Rhythm Heaven Megamix Review — Please Don’t Stop the Music

Imagine a rhythm game that scraps simple on-screen cues in favor of wacky animations and forces you to keep the timing by ear. Now pour a gallon of irresistible Japanese craziness and humor over the top and ...Read More

on June 27, 2016 2:55 PM
7 Reviews

Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma Review — Countdown to the Eleventh Hour

The third and final series in the Zero Escape franchise, Zero Time Dilemma, connects events between the two preceding games: 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors and Zero Time Escape: Virtue's Last Reward. With brand ...Read More

on June 27, 2016 12:08 PM
4 Reviews

Pac-Man 256 Review — Pac is Back

We all remember that rush the first time we played Pac-Man. While not all of us are Pac-pros, some people were skilled enough to reach level 256, a Pac-Man level that will forever go down in infamy. ...Read More

on June 24, 2016 4:57 PM
3 Reviews

Deadlight: Director’s Cut Review — Revisit a Zombie Infested Seattle

Set in 1986 in and around Seattle, Deadlight: Director's Cut is another take on the zombie apocalypse genre. The premise may be nothing new, but the way it is presented and how it is delivered makes it ...Read More

on June 23, 2016 2:32 PM
41 Reviews

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Review: Persona 4 Lite

I'm fairly surprised that Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE has not been launched with more fanfare -- while Nintendo may be skeptical about whether the game will find an audience in North America, the game is for the ...Read More

on June 22, 2016 1:49 PM
11 Reviews

Asemblance Review — A Walk Down Memory Lane

You wake up to blaring alarms -- a red light dashes across your vision. The AI tells you that we are in an emergency situation, questioning why you aren't helping. You rush for the terminal in front ...Read More

on June 21, 2016 4:17 PM
2 Reviews

SteamWorld Heist Review — Strategy Among the Stars

To be fairly blunt, SteamWorld Heist was not what I was expecting. A spiritual successor to Image & Form's SteamWorld DigHeist riffs the same art style, comedy, and timeline that its predecessor pulled off, yet in ...Read More

on June 21, 2016 12:46 PM
5 Reviews

Grand Kingdom Review — War and Peace and War

Spike Chunsoft's Grand Kingdom brings a refreshing breath of air to the JRPG genre. Released in Japan late in 2015, Grand Kingdom is a tactical RPG releasing on PlayStation 4 and Vita is finally coming to North ...Read More

on June 20, 2016 12:45 PM
2 Reviews

Minecraft: Story Mode: Episode 6 Review – Mystery Machine

With the series' debut late last year, the prospects of a narrative take on the mega-popular Minecraft from Telltale Games was always an idea that may have been met with more raised eyebrows than sheer excitement. However, ...Read More

on June 16, 2016 2:47 PM
2 Reviews

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Review — Holding On to Faith

Since its debut in 2008, Mirror's Edge is the type of game that, on pretty much all fronts, could have been a one-hit wonder. Coming from the pedigree of Battlefield's DICE, Mirror's Edge marked a wildly-creative (and ...Read More

on June 12, 2016 12:00 PM
8 Reviews

Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book Review — Comfort Food

Atelier Sophie might be the first game in the long-running series to launch on the PS4, but that is the bulk of what it does differently. Look past the new platform and you’ll find an adventure that’s ...Read More

on June 10, 2016 1:00 PM
5 Reviews

Dead Island: Definitive Collection Review — Return to Paradise

Not to be left behind in the race to churn out older PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 games onto the newer platforms, publisher Deep Silver has reintroduced the Dead Island series to the current generation. Dead Island, ...Read More

on June 9, 2016 9:34 AM
7 Reviews

Letter Quest: Grimm’s Journey Remastered Review — Spelling Out “GREAT”

Letter Quest: Grimm's Journey Remastered is truly a one of a kind game, in the very literal sense of the words. Not too often do you hear of a turn-based RPG that uses Scrabble as the key ...Read More

on June 3, 2016 11:34 AM
10 Reviews

Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir Review — A Gorgeous Fairy Tale in Wonderland

The enchanting artwork and fast paced game-play of Vanillaware are back on display in their latest release with Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir, an enhanced port of the PS2 classic Odin Sphere. I’ve never played the original Odin Sphere ...Read More

on June 1, 2016 1:19 PM