Reviews

“Platforming Perfection” – Ori and the Blind Forest Review (XB1)

by 2 months ago

Five minutes into Moon Studios’ Ori and the Blind Forest, I knew it was something special--and I hadn’t even begun playing yet. The opening sequence is powerful, emotional, and comparable …

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“Under 9,000″ – Dragon Ball Xenoverse Review (XB1)

by 2 months ago

Namco Bandai has been releasing Dragon Ball series games for almost as long as the series itself has been around. The manga debuted in 1985, and less than a year …

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GamerModz Custom Controller Review – a lesson in mods

by 2 months ago

Those of you who have been reading Gaming Trend for a while know I have very little love for third party controllers.  Microsoft and Sony spend millions developing each and …

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Disgusting, but not in a bad way — Tormentum – Dark Sorrow Review

by 2 months ago

Building a point-and-click adventure in today’s video game market is a tough achievement. In order to do so well, you must blend the classic point-and-click adventure tropes such as using …

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Winding up again — Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars Wii U review

by 2 months ago

Mario vs. Donkey Kong has always been a series that requires careful planning just as much as it does quick reflexes.  The series has always tasked players with charting out …

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Mario Vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars – 3DS Review

by 2 months ago

With a name like Mario Vs. Donkey Kong, this game might be mistakenly confused as a bout between the mustached plumber and his onetime nemesis, the barrel-hurling Gorilla. And while …

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Helldivers Review – welcome to the Roughnecks!

by 2 months ago

I'm always on the hunt for a good cooperative multi-player game, but sadly they are far and few in between. I tend to disagree with what other people consider a …

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A Legacy Worth Reviving — Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines Review

by 2 months ago

Family. Loss. Revenge. Sacrifice. These themes are the tenets of Oreshika, a way of life for a game about a house cursed to charge relentlessly into the slaughter. Even in …

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Worth the price of admission — ScreamRide Review

by 2 months ago

ScreamRide is a Microsoft exclusive title that has successfully fused the creative depth of Minecraft with the destructive, exhilarating gameplay of the Burnout series. After its debut at Gamescon 2014, …

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Hand of Fate — Cards against humanity

by 2 months ago

Slicing your way through enemy hordes beat ‘em up style is a blast, but sometimes I want to relax and play a simple card game.  Indie developer Defiant Development says, …

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Halo: The Poster Collection Review

by 2 months ago

When non-gamers want to point to a symbol of videogames, it’s typically either World of Warcraft, or more commonly, Halo that comes to mind.  Bungie’s title helped to shape modern …

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Returning Home — Homeworld Remastered Collection Review

by 2 months ago

I spent several hours thinking about what words I would use to start this review. In the end, I think there’s only one way to say it. It’s a single …

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