Tag archive for "Review"

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
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
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
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
61 Reviews

Overwatch Review: A Master Class in Multiplayer

Whether you are talking innovative gameplay, character design, or art style, Overwatch is an achievement in multiplayer titles, and one of the front-runners for game of the year. Blizzard Entertainment, coming off a decade-long IP hiatus, has ...Read More

on May 27, 2016 10:47 AM
6 Reviews

Review: WildStar – Helping You Remember All of Your Favorite Canceled Sci-Fi Shows

MMO’s are meant to be many different things to their players. You have your hardcore PVPers, your long-term raid groups, your causal collectors, your social RPers, and everything in between. Carbine Studio’s latest take on their new ...Read More

on June 15, 2014 11:40 AM
78 Reviews

Review: Drakengard 3 – Discordant Melody

The Drakengard series is one of those franchises that I’ve never heard of even though it has been around for about ten years. Despite my relative--excuse me--complete ignorance of these games, I was quickly able to guess ...Read More

on May 20, 2014 3:00 AM
12 Reviews

Review: Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut – Space Combat Transformed

Although I haven’t exactly played a whole lot of space combat shooters, Strike Suit Zero caught my eye the instant it was announced early last year. What interested me about it? The fact that you can control ...Read More

on April 25, 2014 1:00 PM
126 Reviews

Review: inFAMOUS: Second Son – The Next Gen Has Finally Arrived

A reader recently asked me what game I considered to be truly “next gen.” I told them that no game that's been released thus far held that title to me. Sure, there were launch titles for ...Read More

on March 20, 2014 9:00 AM
11 Reviews

Review: Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z – Dull Blade

I was never really a fan of the grindhouse style. For those that don’t know, grindhouse is a genre of storytelling that is full of sex, vulgarity and violence. I’m not opposed to those things but the ...Read More

on March 18, 2014 9:00 AM
24 Reviews

Review: Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes – A Taste of Things to Come

Some have said that a console generation doesn't officially kick off until it sees the release of a new Metal Gear Solid game. I can't exactly disagree with this statement seeing as how my last three PlayStation ...Read More

on March 18, 2014 3:00 AM
39 Reviews

Review: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 – Wasted Potential

The original Castlevania: Lords of Shadow ended with the main character Gabriel becoming Dracula. This was a nice tease that promised great things for a sequel where players would get to control the Prince of Darkness in ...Read More

on February 28, 2014 12:00 PM
0 Reviews

Review: New Super Luigi U

You think your job sucks? Imagine playing second fiddle to a guy who isn't as talented, good looking, or as agile as you are. That's the dilemma faced by Luigi Mario (of Mario Bros. fame) for the ...Read More

on June 28, 2013 10:00 AM
1 Reviews

Review: Aliens: Colonial Marines

At this point, what can be said about Gearbox and Sega's Aliens: Colonial Marines that hasn't already been said. Since reviews have been pouring in, they've all haven been for the most part negative with some citing ...Read More

on March 12, 2013 12:53 PM
0 Reviews

Review: Sly Cooper Thieves in Time

It has been eight years since the last release of everyone's favorite thieving raccoon on the PlayStation 2 and Sanzaru Games has decided it was time to check in on Sly and the gang. ...Read More

on March 7, 2013 11:00 AM
0 Reviews

Review: Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch

Many gamers complain that JRPGs are off the mark and have strayed too far from what they used to be. There are complaints that JRPGs are just too stuck in their ways and have no way of ...Read More

on January 31, 2013 10:00 AM
0 Reviews

Review: Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable

Every once in a while everyone sees a game or movie that they want to try even though it may not be a Hollywood blockbuster. Earth Defense Force 2017 is a game that falls in line ...Read More

on January 18, 2013 3:50 PM
0 Reviews

Review: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

For the sixth time in as many years, the folks at Actvision have brought back the proverbial 500lb gorilla in the room. That's right, just in time for the holidays, we have yet another Call of Duty ...Read More

on November 29, 2012 10:20 AM
2 Reviews

Review: Ragnarok Odyssey

There may be a lack of Monster Hunter games being announced for the PlayStation Vita stateside, but that has not stopped other developers from stepping up to fill the void. GameArts has decided to take a go ...Read More

on November 22, 2012 2:00 PM
9 Reviews

Review: Halo 4

For the past decade, the Halo series has been among the most cherished franchises throughout all of gaming. As a series, it has managed to sell 43 million copies worldwide. Although it was never initially intended to ...Read More

on November 1, 2012 5:00 PM
0 Reviews

Review: Zero Escape [Virtue’s Last Reward]

The PlayStation Vita is showing to be home to various unique titles that provide different experiences than many gamers may be used to. Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward is a game that most gamers over here are ...Read More

on October 30, 2012 12:00 PM
1 Reviews

Review: Marvel Vs Capcom Origins

Marvel Vs Capcom is a game that has always been praised and admired by many from within and outside of the fighting game community. Capcom saw it fit to give gamers a chance to experience the beginnings ...Read More

on October 10, 2012 10:00 AM
2 Reviews

Review: Damage Inc. Pacific Squadron WWII

When I think of Mad Catz, the first two things that come to mind are a childhood filled with subpar peripherals at my local EB Games, and how well they’ve stepped up in recent years by providing ...Read More

on August 30, 2012 11:00 AM
2 Reviews

Review: Madden NFL 13

Before the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 hit store shelves, even a couple of months before their official unveiling, EA Sports aired a trailer during the 2005 NFL Draft displaying what a next generation Madden title would ...Read More

on August 24, 2012 7:21 PM
0 Reviews

Review: Resistance: Burning Skies

Ever since Sony announced that the PS Vita would be equipped with a glorious two analog stick configuration, shooter fans everywhere let out a collective "f*ck yeah!" Finally, mobile gamers would have the ability to play ...Read More

on June 26, 2012 11:00 AM
0 Reviews

Review: Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier

Long before the video game world found itself consumed by warfare of the modern variety, it was the team at RedStorm and Ubisoft that helped to pave the way to bring services like Xbox Live to the  ...Read More

on June 15, 2012 12:30 PM
5 Reviews

Review: Max Payne 3

Over a decade has passed since we first began our journey with Max Payne, and since then we've seen two games by Finnish developer Remedy Entertainment and even a forgettable full length feature film starring Mark Wahlberg. ...Read More

on May 23, 2012 11:00 AM
4 Reviews

Review: Xenoblade Chronicles

In a surreal world born from the clashing of two titans, Bionis and Mechonis, the few remaining humans (or better Homs, as they are named in Xenoblade) are locked in a bitter struggle for survival against the ...Read More

on April 6, 2012 10:00 AM
2 Reviews

Review: MLB 12: The Show (Vita)

If there was one game in the PlayStation Vita's launch window that I was looking forward to, it's MLB 12: The Show. Being among the first games to have cross platform cloud support to come into play, ...Read More

on March 16, 2012 8:00 PM
3 Reviews

Review: MLB 12: The Show (PS3)

When you hear the term "system seller" what kind of games immediately come to mind? Off the top of your head you're probably thinking about a game that has you invading an enemy nation, slaying a god ...Read More

on March 12, 2012 11:00 AM