Reviews

Triple crown and counting — Out of the Park Baseball 16 review

by 2 months ago

Some fans root for the Giants, and some root for the Royals.  There are those who languish fandom upon the San Francisco Giants for their progressive approach to the game …

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Lack of change leads to a bit of disappointment — MLB 15: The Show

by 2 months ago

The MLB: The Show series has long been one of the strongest sports franchises around, making meaningful changes each year that keep the player coming back. This year, developer Sony …

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Pillars of Eternity is awesome, minus the mountain of bugs

by 2 months ago

In March of 2012, Obsidian Entertainment was working on a 'next-generation console game' that got canceled. Despite their attempts to try to resurrect the game via another publisher, it failed, …

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Shooting for the skies — Soldner X-2 Review

by 2 months ago

The shoot-em-up genre has become an underappreciated genre these days, but it is one I enjoy going back to. I remember going to an arcade and putting several quarters in …

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Fun squared — BOXBOY! review

by 2 months ago

BOXBOY! is one of those titles that is so simple in nature that it’s surprising that a full game can be made of it.  At first glance, it is so …

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Dragon Age Inquisition – Jaws of Hakkon DLC review

by 2 months ago

First let’s address the elephant in the room -- the Jaws of Hakkon dropped into our lap out of nowhere, with the announcement hitting at the same times as the …

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It’s good to be bad — Rack N Ruin review

by 2 months ago

Rack N Ruin is similar to The Legend of Zelda in many ways.  There’s plenty of action, encouragement for exploration, and emphasis on puzzle solving, much like Nintendo’s classic.  There …

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Sudra Calling — Axiom Verge Review

by 2 months ago

Axiom Verge is, at its core, a retro-style indie game. That term gets thrown around a lot, used to cover a wide variety of games that involve 8-bit music, pixelated …

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Borderlands: The Handsome Collection – “Victory Lap Edition”

by 2 months ago

I don’t think that there are many gamers who still haven’t played Borderlands yet, so I’ll keep this brief: Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel are two great games that …

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Lady Sillypants & Lord Immature: A Lords & Ladies Review

by 2 months ago

I love heavy Euro-style games. Love them. Agricola is my favorite game. I think Caylus is fantastic. Hell, I probably like Last Will more than anyone else in the whole …

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A Born-Again Masterpiece — Bloodborne Review

by 2 months ago

I walk through the hallways of a Victorian hamlet, cautiously advancing, mindful of even the slightest shift of a shadow in the dull moonlight. It is the night of the …

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Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Review

by 2 months ago

Resident Evil Revelations 2 is a breath of fresh air for a franchise that has had an unfortunate rocky decline lately. Over the course of 4 episodes, Revelations 2 kicks …

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