PROFILE:

Posts by Christian DeCoster:

Dynasty, gorier: Berserk and the Band of the Hawk review

by 2 days ago

Berserk and Dynasty warriors seem like a match made in gaming heaven. After all, both feature similar elements: a one-man-army with a ridiculous weapon facing down hordes of enemies in …

Continue reading →

Who would win in a fight?- For Honor preview

by 2 weeks ago

Written by Christian DeCoster and Rachel "Rei" Berry For Honor is, in my mind, the ultimate elementary school “who’d win in a fight” game.  With the classic mix of Samurai, …

Continue reading →

Search for the Kodama: Nioh review

by 2 weeks ago

After over 12 years in development, Nioh plays like a compilation of every hack-and-slash RPG since the early 2000s, and while it’s almost tempting to write off most of the …

Continue reading →

Greater than zero: Yakuza 0 review

by 1 month ago

Sandbox games, by nature, generally offer a lot of content. There are a series of challenges scattered around the map, giving the player a large playing field with things to …

Continue reading →

A small light in the dark: The Walking Dead- A New Frontier Episode 1: The Ties that Bind Part 1 review

by 2 months ago

The first season of Telltale’s The Walking Dead not only made the studio a household name, but arguably transformed the adventure game genre as a whole, bringing back the mostly-dead …

Continue reading →

Build a better port: Super Mario Maker 3DS review

by 3 months ago

One of the surprise hits of last year, Super Mario Maker was able to connect with audiences everywhere by offering an easy to use toolset to create and share Mario …

Continue reading →

Zed’s Dead: Killing Floor 2 Review

by 3 months ago

Killing zombies is fun, which is why there are so many games about just that.  Killing Floor 2 is one such game, though it prefers you use the term “Zed,” …

Continue reading →

In case you’d forgotten: The Amnesia Collection review

by 3 months ago

It’s probably safe to call Amnesia: The Dark Descent one of the most influential horror games in recent memory, with games like Outlast, Daylight, and even the upcoming Resident Evil …

Continue reading →

Spinning in circles: Blue Rider review

by 3 months ago

Blue Rider feels a lot like a game from the arcade era, when a game’s difficulty curve was based on how fast quarters could be spent rather than how one …

Continue reading →

Dragging On: Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Review

by 4 months ago

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is an example of a game with a strong start but ultimately not enough variety to keep you engaged for long. While there’s no lack of …

Continue reading →

Stand clear for Titanfall: Titanfall 2 Review

by 4 months ago

The original Titanfall was a fun but divisive game, with a strong central premise but a lot of complaints about its lasting power and conspicuous lack of a single player …

Continue reading →

Bounty Mode – Titanfall 2 Multiplayer Preview

by 4 months ago

Titanfall 2's multiplayer has a ton of new features, including a lot of different abilities and weapons.  Here's a quick look at the Bounty mode, where the goal is to …

Continue reading →