XBOX ONE Reviews

Rocksmith 2014 review – It’s all part of my rock and roll fantasy

by 4 months ago

If you rewind back to this time last year you might recall that Matt Buckley and I did an in-depth review of Rocksmith 2014 on Xbox 360.  At that point, …

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Finish the fight, again — Halo: The Master Chief Collection review

by 5 months ago

I'm going to try out an analogy here, so please, bear with me if it starts to get away from me. Buying Halo: The Master Chief Collection is like purchasing …

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Let them eat cake––Assassin’s Creed Unity review

by 5 months ago

For all of Assassin's Creed Unity's posturing as a next-gen, connected, online experience, it still remains just as entrenched in its own history––for good and for ill. Gone is the …

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Dragon Age Inquisition – welcome to the new age of role playing

by 5 months ago

When you hear a new game is coming from Bioware, you brace yourself.  This is a company that delivers compelling and interesting stories, where every companion is alive and so …

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A bright future for shooters — Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Review

by 5 months ago

Ten seconds. I have ten seconds. The satellite is so close. I slide around a corner, turning to spray a burst of bullets as I do so. An enemy falls …

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Shadow Warrior Review

by 5 months ago

In 1997, Shadow Warrior released for PC as a spiritual successor to Duke Nukem 3D, and starred a terribly racist Asian caricature named Lo Wang. This isn’t a premise that …

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Sunset Overdrive review – candy colored chaos

by 5 months ago

Everyone around you is partying, slamming Overdrive energy drinks, and pulsing with the “untz untz untz” coming from the stage as a smarmy Fizzco rep slings their latest sugar buzz. …

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Disney’s Fantasia: Music Evolved – Imagination has no age

by 5 months ago

Growing up in southern California and now living in Arizona, I’ve been to Disneyland nearly every year of my life.  I dread the parking, the ever-rising ticket prices, and the …

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The Evil Within Review – Perversity is the human thirst for self-torture

by 5 months ago

If you don’t immediately know the name Shinji Mikami, he and others at Capcom are the reason why we have survival horror games in the first place. Credited as the …

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Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition review

by 6 months ago

Oh, Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition, you disappoint me so much. Two years ago, you came out for PC and consoles, and no one really knew what to make of you. …

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Great gameplay returns, but game changing feature still missing — FIFA 15 review

by 6 months ago

The FIFA series is far and away the most popular sports series in the world. While that is obviously a positive, it means eyes shift directly toward the series come …

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Forza Horizon 2 – easily the best racer I’ve played in the last decade

by 6 months ago

I like Forza Horizon 2 more than I like Forza Motorsport. I know, it’s all sorts of high treason, but the team at Playground Games have captured the type of …

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