Game Reviews

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Assassin’s Creed Origins: The Curse of the Pharaohs Review – Living Dead Girl

April 14, 2018 by Samuel Guglielmo

I want to fight weird mythical enemies, but I know not every game lends itself to this. I don’t think they’d make much sense in a Call of Duty game…

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Extinction Review – Tale of Two Scales

April 10, 2018 by Alex Santa Maria

Purely arcade-style games have had longstanding troubles keeping up with the times. Developers of great experiences are declaring the genre dead. No one but Nintendo and Criterion can release a…

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Island Time VR Review – Take the Easy Way Out

April 9, 2018 by Samuel Guglielmo

I’ve played quite a few VR games that feel more like tech demos than fully fleshed out games. Things like Dexed or O! My Genesis VR seem to have solid ideas but do…

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The Raven: Remastered Review – An Exotic Bore

April 6, 2018 by Max Moeller

As I play through The Raven: Remastered, I have one thought the entire time. “Why does everything take so damn long to do?” It doesn’t matter how engaged with the…

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Jalopy Review – A Communist Clunker

April 5, 2018 by Robert N. Adams

The fall of the Soviet Union resulted in Europe’s balance of power changing rapidly over several years. Moreover, it brought many countries their first taste of capitalism in one or…

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Kirby Star Allies Review – Friends With Benefits

April 4, 2018 by Alex Santa Maria

Common wisdom states that Kirby is Nintendo’s closer. At the end of any given generation, you can expect a new big adventure on Planet Popstar. In the off years, you may…

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Bravo Team Review – Bad Team

April 2, 2018 by Samuel Guglielmo

Supermassive Games has gone all-in on PlayStation VR at this point. Having already worked on three different VR games, Bravo Team is their fourth release on the platform in less…

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Far Cry 5 Review – Bury Your Dead, Don’t Leave a Trace

March 26, 2018 by Samuel Guglielmo

Upon its announcement, Far Cry 5 drew a lot of attention for the political tone of its setting and story. As release came closer, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus took that mantle and ran with…

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Attack on Titan 2 Review – One Small Step on Man

March 25, 2018 by Kyle Johnson

It’s never been a better time to be an Attack on Titan fan. With the series crushing sales records and a third season of the anime coming this summer, you’ve got…

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Burnout Paradise Remastered Review – I Think You Need A New One

March 23, 2018 by Alex Santa Maria

It has now been over a decade since the last broadcast of Crash FM. Criterion’s Burnout franchise is the pinnacle of arcade racing, a fast and furious blitzkrieg of explosive action and precise maneuverability.…