Category: Reviews

As this console generation winds down to its inevitable ending, it’s becoming more and more clear that to make an impact on the third-person shooting genre, you have to do something special. Whether it’s a nice gameplay hook, addictive multiplayer, or just splendid visuals, if you manage to accomplish one special element, you’ll at least…

Resident Evil: Revelations Review Genre: Survival Horror Platform: Wii U Developer: Capcom Tose Publisher: Capcom Release Date:  May 21st, 2013 Resident Evil: Revelations represents an honesty. An honesty Capcom had to admit in creating the title, one fans had appreciated since before this generation, and one the dissenting opinions of the series reinforced on a…

The Call of Juarez franchise has been one of the oddest franchises this console generation. It all began with the simple, yet appealing original that put you in the boots of Reverend Ray and Billy Candle. Nothing was particularly revolutionary about the game but it got the job done and provided a good eight hours…

A lot has been said about Bioshock Infinite since its release, and I’m acutely aware of the difficulty of contributing a unique perspective on the game’s merits to the cacophony of other opinions singing its praises. So perhaps the best way I can preface my thoughts about Infinite is to say that when I was…

In attempting to reboot the series and re-imagine its famed protagonist’s origin story, Crystal Dynamics has chosen to tackle the unenviable challenge of redefining the storied and revered Tomb Raider series. It is undoubtedly a well timed and much needed reinvention though. Recent offerings from the franchise have exhibited an unmistakable creative exhaustion which threatened…

(The game was reviewed using Version 1.0.1185.0) Tribes: Ascend is the latest successor to the long-running Tribes series, whose relative obscurity means that most people (including myself) will not be even remotely familiar with it. Nonetheless, this free-to-play game, and the radical innovations which differentiate it from its competition in the conventional multiplayer shooter market,…

Genre: Hack And Slash, Beat’em Up Platform: Ps3 Developer: Tecmo Koei Publisher: Tecmo Koei Released: February 8th 2013 Hokuto no Ken is one of the most important Manga and Anime series of the 80s, creating the basis for a lot of other series. The story is quite simple but gloomy as Kenshiro fights his way…