5 Reviews

Battlefield 1 Review — DICE’s World War I Is Awesome, but Something Is Missing

When EA DICE announced that Battlefield 1 would be set in World War I, I rejoiced. As an history enthusiast, i'm painfully aware of just how overlooked the Great War is in media, and especially in video ...Read More

on October 28, 2016 8:15 AM
5 Reviews

Batman: Return to Arkham Review — Great Games, Lackluster Polish

Batman: Arkham City was my favorite game of the last console generation, and Batman: Arkham Asylum (in my book) is almost as good. These games put Rocksteady on the map and were the first two entries in ...Read More

on October 26, 2016 1:13 PM
4 Reviews

Nurse Love Addiction Review — Hello Nurse

One unique appeal of video games is that they can make generally mundane or unremarkable undertakings seem exciting and enjoyable. You might not think that too many interesting stories could come out of a video game about ...Read More

on October 26, 2016 11:40 AM
29 Reviews

World of Final Fantasy Review — Cute and Competent

This is the season of Final Fantasy – not even mentioning the movie and anime, we are (finally) within spitting distance of Final Fantasy XV. And while that monumental launch is looming on the minds of everyone ...Read More

on October 25, 2016 8:38 PM
1 Reviews

Yomawari: Night Alone Review — Lonesome Nights

Yomawari: Night Alone tells the story of a young girl who must find her missing dog and sister in a small town over the course of several nights. Her plight is complicated by the presence of malevolent ...Read More

on October 24, 2016 5:00 PM
1 Reviews

Pirate Pop Plus Review — Game Boy Goodness

Ever since Cave Story and Mega Man 9 and 10 brought retro games back into the spotlight, a whole new wave of indie developers have had aspirations to create a game of their own in that NES-esque ...Read More

on October 19, 2016 9:00 AM
27 Featured

Editor’s Review Guide to PlayStation VR Games and Applications

The PlayStation VR has finally hit the market and with it dozens of games, experiences and everything in between. Along with the PlayStation VR headset, DualShockers has tried out as many games as we could get our ...Read More

on October 18, 2016 4:34 PM
8 Reviews

Gurumin 3D: A Monstrous Adventure Review — A Frighteningly Good Time

Sometimes wonderful things come in small packages. A great example of this is Gurumin 3D: A Monstrous Adventure. Launching as an eShop exclusive at a budget price point and without much fanfare, one could be forgiven for ...Read More

on October 18, 2016 12:50 PM
0 Reviews

Shu Review — Cut and Dried Platforming

Shu is one of the most pure-cut platforming titles I've played this generation – a feat that is both the game's biggest strength and weakness. The first console game crafted by the people over at Coatsink, the ...Read More

on October 13, 2016 9:18 AM
9 Reviews

Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky Review — Right Side Up

Loving an unpopular series can be painful. Valkyrie Profile fans know this as well as anyone. With just two main games, a spin-off, a remake and, most recently, a phone game, the series has become more of ...Read More

on October 11, 2016 12:18 AM
39 Reviews

Gears of War 4 Review — All Geared Up

From its debut in 2006 as one of the marquee titles on the Xbox 360, Gears of War brought along with it many "firsts" for its generation. As time has passed, the series has become one of ...Read More

on October 6, 2016 2:56 AM
3 Reviews

Paper Mario: Color Splash Review — A Colorful Display

Paper Mario: Color Splash isn't the Paper Mario sequel I wanted, but I would be lying if I said it wasn't a ton of fun. Filled to the brim with a cast of colorful characters, dad puns, ...Read More

on October 5, 2016 11:02 AM
7 Reviews

XCOM 2 Review — Welcome Back Commander

XCOM 2 is a good console port of a great sequel to one of the best strategy games to release in recent history. Switching from defense to offense makes this a sequel that improves upon and subverts ...Read More

on October 4, 2016 11:00 AM
47 Reviews

Dragon Quest Builders Review — Endless Hours of Adventure and Creation

So I’ll admit it; I assumed Dragon Quest Builders was your basic Minecraft clone hoping to bank off the success of the genre. I was hesitant to review it since I don't even like those types of ...Read More

on October 4, 2016 8:55 AM
5 Reviews

Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity Review — Curiouser and Curiouser

After diving head first into the Danmaku (bullet hell) storm that is the Touhou universe, I feel like I’m starting to understand its world and characters more and more. Each of these fan made games creatively presents  ...Read More

on October 3, 2016 3:36 PM
4 Reviews

Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 Review — Another Shockingly Good Time

The Azure Striker Gunvolt series is certainly establishing itself as one of the next big 2D platforming franchises. Following a very successful first game and a cool crossover with Mighty No. 9, and an upcoming Original Video ...Read More

on October 3, 2016 1:15 PM
1 Reviews

Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters: Daybreak Special Gigs Review — Big Trouble in Little Tokyo

Innovation is a coveted component in the entire entertainment industry, no less video games. Yet as we have seen, fun is not a guaranteed byproduct of innovation. In its commitment to doing something original, a game may ...Read More

on October 3, 2016 12:24 PM
39 Reviews

Darkest Dungeon Review – Hello Darkness, My Old Friend

There I was, about to kill a Necromancer with four powerful characters. Two had recently wandered to my estate seeking fortune; the other two battle-ready veterans of past forays in the depths of the dungeon. All of ...Read More

on September 28, 2016 4:27 PM
8 Reviews

Destiny: Rise of Iron Review – Playing to the Fans

I want to start this review with a bit of a disclosure: my name is Lou Contaldi, and I'm a Destiny addict. I'm one of those hopeless junkies that haven't left the game since the Loot Cave ...Read More

on September 28, 2016 9:55 AM
2 Reviews

Lichtspeer Review — Old School Cool

Lichthund's Lichtspeer is the game I didn't know I needed. Oozing with 80's flair, the game is one of the most simply constructed yet absolutely addictive titles I've played in recent memory. The high score-chasing action and ...Read More

on September 27, 2016 11:55 AM
7 Reviews

God Eater 2: Rage Burst Review — Despite All My Rage…

Monster hunting has been featured in plenty of games recently; while many companies try adding new mechanics and story elements, it’s difficult to say which IP does it best. Bandai Namco’s God Eater series is no exception. ...Read More

on September 27, 2016 11:00 AM
1 Reviews

Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice Review — Top Speed

The Sonic Boom license, and to an extent the entire Sonic the Hedgehog series in general, has a lot of negative stigma surrounding it. The undeveloped and poor releases of Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric and Sonic ...Read More

on September 27, 2016 8:55 AM
9 Reviews

Virginia Review — Ambition Obscured by Abstraction

Virginia is a game about a recent inductee named Anne Tarver into the FBI as a special agent. Assigned to investigate into a fellow operative, Maria Halperin, you are partnered up with said subject to also look ...Read More

on September 26, 2016 2:40 PM
16 Reviews

Harmonia Review — Why Must I Cry?

Developer Key has gifted visual novel lovers 15 years of tear jerking and heart warming stories including Clannad, Rewrite, and Planetarian. Now, after a few delays, their newest visual novel Harmonia is available in the West on ...Read More

on September 23, 2016 2:43 PM
0 Reviews

Jazzpunk Director’s Cut Review — Absurdist Humor

Jazzpunk is a game that solely focuses on great style. From the bombastic use of music, the high gag-per-second speed, and its use of warped-reality visuals very easily transport the player into developer Necrophones' world. ...Read More

on September 23, 2016 2:11 PM
12 Reviews

Criminal Girls 2: Party Favors Review — Party Over Here

Sex sells and everybody knows it.  That’s why the fan service heavy Japanese games have always seemed so refreshing to me. If you know people want it and will pay for it, why not go whole ...Read More

on September 22, 2016 12:56 PM
4 Reviews

The Bunker Review — Horror Beneath the Surface

Despite being a rarity since the the 1990s, the FMV (full motion video) subgenre of games (if you want to refer to it as that) has made a semi-resurgance in the past few years and, often, in ...Read More

on September 21, 2016 2:54 PM
3 Reviews

Dead Rising Triple Pack Review: Stay Dead

Joining the ranks of remastered titles being sold once again is Dead Rising, Dead Rising 2, and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record. Each game can be purchased separately (currently going for $19.99), or as part ...Read More

on September 21, 2016 8:55 AM
84 Reviews

Forza Horizon 3 Review — Uninhibited Fun

From the moment you pick up the controller, Forza Horizon 3 and Playground Games wants to instill one thing in you: the sense of adventure. Following a picturesque opener showcasing the beauty of the land down under,  ...Read More

on September 20, 2016 8:56 AM
21 Reviews

Dear Esther: Landmark Edition Review — A Past Not Worth Exploring

I'm no stranger to short games, nor am I overly antagonistic to first-person experience titles (often derided as "walking simulators"). When listing out some of my favorite title recommendations, I often suggest FirewatchGone Home, or The ...Read More

on September 20, 2016 4:00 AM