Category: Reviews

Having enjoyed the first two Dead Space games, I was very cautiously optimistic about this third installment. When information about this game was being released and some of the unconventional, potentially disastrous avenues that it was taking were revealed, my excitement began to dampen considerably. Then came the similarly disconcerting revelations about the audacious and…

Genre: Tactical Role Playing Game Platform: 3DS Developer: Intelligent Systems Publisher: Nintendo Released: February 5th 2013 The Fire Emblem series is finally back in the West with the first 3DS entry of the series. For a lot of reasons, Fire Emblem: Awakening almost marks a new beginning for the series, in an attempt to make…

It’s basically Apocalypse now the game…. with Nolan North playing the part of Martin Sheen *rolls eyes* Spec Ops: The Line is a third-person shooter brought to us by Yager Development and published by 2K Games. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on June 26, 2012 in North America…

Genre: Japanese Role Playing Game Platform: Playstation 3 Developer: Level 5 Publisher: Namco Bandai Released: January 22nd 2013 A japanese role playing game releasing on a home console has become quite a rare event during this generation. The decline of the genre is something probably very few could have anticipated but, with the newest big…

Two minutes into the game and I already feel like a special needs teacher on a school trip. Good day to you I beseech you read my wondrous Dragon’s Dogma review. Dragon’s Dogma is an action role-playing game developed and published by Capcom for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The game features an open world fantasy setting, in addition to hack and slash and survival horror elements,…

Genre: First Person Shooter/Role Playing Game Platform: Playstation 3 Developer: Gearbox Publisher: 2K Games Released: January 15th 2013 Haven’t had enough of Borderlands 2, have you? Don’t worry, no one will think you’re mad since this game is all about fun, wether it’s hunting down some nasty creatures or collecting loot and weapons. Just as…

Genre: 3D Fighting Game Platform: Wii U Developer: Namco Bandai Publisher: Namco Bandai Release Date: November 18, 2012 The words Tekken and Nintendo really don’t go well with each other: the series has always been a Sony franchises and has only opened up recently to the Microsoft Xbox 360 console. The only Tekken entries for Nintendo…

Throughout my time playing Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, I couldn’t shake one thing: the captivating novelty of playing the game on a phone. For full disclosure, I never had a Playstation 2, and before recently I had never played either GTA III or GTA: Vice City for more than a few minutes. I didn’t consider…

Bonjour, Guten Tag and Konichwa bitches, unwrap my delightful, multicultural Xcom review, choking hazard. XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a turn-based tactical role-playing strategy video game developed by Firaxis Games for publisher 2K Games, released on October 9, 2012 in North America and three days later in Europe and Australia for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and…

Genre: Japanese Role Playing Game Platform: Playstation 3 Developer: Namco Bandai Publisher: Namco Bandai Release Date: November 1st 2012 The “Tales Of” series has always been successful in Japan, thanks to the anime themes the series has always pushed during the years. The Namco Bandai series has struggled a bit more in the west: sporadic…