Category Archives: Reviews

‘Far Cry 4′ Review

Platforms PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC Publisher Ubisoft Developer Ubisoft Montreal Genre First Person Shooter Platform Played Xbox One If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That is the motto Ubisoft Montreal took when working on the sequel to 2012’s Far Cry 3, Far Cry 4. Better yet, Far Cry 4 takes what worked in its predecessor, and improves […]
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‘Pure Pool’ Review

Platforms PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC Publisher Ripstone Games Developer VooFoo Studios Genre Sports Platform Played Xbox One Getting together with friends over a few drinks and shooting several games of pool is a fairly common pastime, and Pure Pool sets out to faithfully recreate that environment but in the comfort of your own home. The minute […]
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‘Assassin’s Creed Unity’ Review

Platforms PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC Publisher Ubisoft Developer Ubisoft Montreal Genre Action-Adventure Platform Played PlayStation 4 Assassin’s Creed Unity is the first true current generation title in the franchise. With it comes some of the most gorgeous visuals the series has delivered, as well as the most amazing visual representation of Paris I have […]
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‘#KILLALLZOMBIES’ Review

Platform PlayStation 4 Developer/Publisher Beatshapers Ltd. Genre Twin Stick Shooter With a video game title such as #KILLALLZOMBIES (#KAZ), it’s instantly clear you don’t have to take the game seriously. On the other hand, one may think “I’ll pass” upon hearing the silly name. Whoever is reading this and had the latter instinct is correct. #KAZ is a […]
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‘Sunset Overdrive’ Review

Platform Xbox One Developer Insomniac Games   Publisher Microsoft Genre Third-Person Action Admittedly, it was a bit weird seeing an Insomniac Games title exclusively on a Microsoft platform at first. It’s far from a bad thing. In fact, there’s nothing bad about it, but Insomniac’s franchises have been on Sony platforms for years, so I couldn’t help but wonder how […]
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‘Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition’ Review

Platforms PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android Developer Beamdog   Publisher Beamdog Genre RPG   Platform Played On PC As October drew to a close, Beamdog released Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition, the latest in a string of revitalized Infinity Engine games. The Enhanced Edition contains all of the original Icewind Dale content, including the Heart of Winter DLC, as well as a […]
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‘Kromaia’ Review

Platforms PC Publisher Rising Star Games Developer Kraken Empire Genre Action/ Space Combat Platform Played PC It feels weird to start off a review by giving you advice, but if you happen to purchase Kromaia, press F1 or F2 to change the camera. You won’t find this advice anywhere in the key bindings, and my experience with the game was made […]
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‘A Bird Story’ Review

Platforms PC, Mac, Linux Publisher/Developer Freebird Games Genre Interactive Story Telling Platform Played PC A Bird Story is reminiscent of classic Pixar short films, avoiding dialogue and text to provide exposition. Instead it relies heavily on a visual experience in order to get an emotional reaction from the player. Players are not subjected to walls […]
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‘TRI: Of Friendship and Madness’ Review

Platforms PC Developer Rat King Publisher Rising Star Games Genre First Person Puzzle Platform Played On PC As Rat King’s TRI: Of Friendship and Madness begins, a mysterious monk asks you to help him find his missing friend, the fox. His deceptively innocent request sends you on a first person adventure through the topsy-turvy dungeons and temples of […]
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‘BlazeRush’ Review

Platforms PC (Steam) Developer Targem Games   Publisher Targem Games Genre Racing Honestly, I was never into racing games; the prospect of constantly driving in the same circuits only with different cars still doesn’t appeal to me. That said, the moment I laid my eyes on BlazeRush, something in me screamed “check it out!” And so […]
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‘Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth’ Review

Platforms PC Developer 2K Games   Publisher Firaxis Genre Turn-based Strategy Platform Played On PC At first glance, Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth looks a lot like its predecessor, Civilization V. The map is the same hex grid format of a landscape dotted with resources, potential enemies, and occasionally hard to navigate terrain. However, while it is very […]
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‘Lords of the Fallen’ Review

Platforms PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC Publisher Square Enix Developer Deck 13 Interactive, CI Games Genre Action-RPG Platform Played PlayStation 4 Comparisons between the Dark Souls franchise and Lords of the Fallen are going to occur; it was something that was always bound to occur. From your first death, it is quite obvious Lords of […]
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‘Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!’ Review

Platforms PC, Linux, Mac, Xbox 360, PS3 Developer 2K Games   Publisher 2K Australia, Gearbox Software Genre First Person Shooter/Action RPG  Platform Played On PC I am completely surrounded by weird-looking creeps that want to kill me, my trusty shield is recharging, and I’m running out of ammo. Instead of panicking, I leap into the air, use some […]
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Alien: Isolation Review – Survival Horror turned Thriller

Platforms – PC, Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3 Publisher – Sega  Developer – Creative Assembly Genre – Survival Horror/Thriller So close, Creative Assembly, so close. Right from the beginning of Alien: Isolation you could tell you were walking into something special. From the drum-roll introduction of the old school 20th Century logo with the use of VHS footage, […]
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‘Super Smash Bros. 3DS’ Review

Platforms Nintendo 3DS Publisher Nintendo   Developer Bandai Namco Games and Sora, Ltd. Genre Fighting If you think about it, the Super Smash Bros. series is one of the greatest advertisements in history. Since the first game’s debut on Jan. 21, 1999, in Japan, it has shown millions of people and gamer’s alike the other bountiful mascots Nintendo offers. Debuting […]
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