REVIEWS 19 Apr 2016 by J. A. Kinghorn

The Banner Saga 2

Two years after the beginning of the epic poem in video game form began, the next instalment in The Banner Saga has emerged. The first game looked like a gorgeous collaboration between Don Bluth and Eyvind Earle, whilst playing like a cross between a RPG and a RTS that did not skimp on either half,…
REVIEWS 15 Mar 2016 by Nail Garejev

SUPERHOT

The basic idea of SUPERHOT is simple – time moves only when you move. This allows you to plan your actions and deal with the overwhelming enemies in an awesome manner. Initially, this game was made for 2013 “7 Day FPS Challenge” with an online demo released the same year. The popularity of the demo…
REVIEWS 12 Mar 2016 by Simon Sirmenis

Far Cry Primal

The Far Cry franchise has changed hands, protagonists and environments. None of the games have stuck with the same location, with the exception of Blood Dragon. Far Cry Primal is here to shake things up though with a blast from the very distant past. This instalment has not only chosen a setting new to the…
REVIEWS 10 Mar 2016 by Kyle Johnson

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Born out of the ashes of Rainbow Six: Patriots, Rainbow Six: Siege is the first entry in the series since 2008’s Vegas 2, and the first entry in the series to feature no single player campaign. Featuring intense team-based combat, has Ubisoft Montreal managed to resurrect Rainbow Six in an explosive action, or does it…
REVIEWS 07 Mar 2016 by Kyle Johnson

Just Cause 3

Rico Rodriguez returns in the third installment of his open-world explodathon, Just Cause. Developed by Avalanche Studios, fresh off of their success over the summer of the open-world Mad Max game, Rico heads to his home region of Medici, to take down yet another power-hungry dictator. Does Rico’s newest adventure explode with bravado and style,…
REVIEWS 01 Mar 2016 by Sawyer Scherbenske

Street Fighter V

Street Fighter. It’s the series that invented the quarter-circle forward and has managed to beat out competitors for more than two decades. Of those two decades, Street Fighter IV lasted almost one of them by itself with its span of 7 long years, but its time has finally come to be replaced with SF V.…
REVIEWS 30 Nov 2015 by Kyle Johnson

Star Wars Battlefront

Born out of EA’s acquisition of the Star Wars game license, 2015’s Battlefront marks the first entry in the series since 2005’s Battlefront II, developed by now-defunct Pandemic Studios. Prior to release, there was much debacle about the removal or addition of some modes and features to the title, but should Battlefront be given the…
REVIEWS 16 Nov 2015 by WskOsc

Call of Duty: Black Ops III

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3 is Treyarch’s newest entry into the long-running Call Of Duty series. Though it shares the Black Ops name there’s very little to link it to previous Black Ops games except the quality and care Treyarch have put into the design. Quality doesn’t always mean good though, so is it…
REVIEWS 31 Oct 2015 by WskOsc

Warhammer: The End Times – Vermintide

Warhammer: The End Times – Vermintide is a game of many subtitles developed by Fatshark and set in the Warhammer Fantasy universe. In Vermintide players, either solo or in a group of up to four, battle through the city of Ubersreik, hacking up hordes of rat men in an attempt to stem the tide and…
REVIEWS 10 Oct 2015 by KenpoJuJitsu3

Train Valley

Train Valley is a puzzle game from indie developer Oroboro Games. Players progress through seasons running their train company by building tracks, demolishing obstacles, and most importantly directing trains to their proper destinations without crashing into each other.
REVIEWS 11 Sep 2015 by Doubleplus

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

After what felt like an eternity, the final chapter in the beloved Metal Gear Solid series has finally arrived. This game hopes to “close the loop”, filling in the final gap between the prequels, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, and the first Metal Gear game. In this iteration…
REVIEWS 13 Aug 2015 by Jordan Fong

Rocket League

Chances are you’ve heard about Rocket League already. Coming out about a month ago, Rocket League was off to the races right from the start. Sequel to the relatively successful Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars on PS3, Rocket League has many of the same features with a lot of professionalism added. The ultimate goal? Boost, jump…
REVIEWS 10 Mar 2015 by Kyle Johnson

Cities: Skylines

The city-building genre has suffered in recent years. With the release of 2013’s SimCity urban planning aficionados found themselves hampered by performance issues and a strange reliance on other players, as opposed to their own skill and innovation. With Cities XXL, players were gifted a budget version of SimCity with little to no improvements, and…
REVIEWS 03 Mar 2015 by Kyle Johnson

Dying Light

Techland is no stranger to the survival horror genre. Originally releasing the two games in the now-forgotten Dead Island series, they were slated to develop Dead Island 2, before handing it off to Yager. Though the wave of zombie games has come and gone, with an impressive fourteen zombie-themed games being released in both 2009…