Latest Reviews

  • Grim Fandango Remastered

    ‘Grim Fandango Remastered’ Review

    Long beloved as one of LucasArts’ best adventure games, ‘Grim Fandango’ receives a brand new remaster keeping the original spirit – and difficulty – intact.

    by Andrew Dyce | 2 days ago  |  No Comments

  • Framed

    ‘Framed’ Review

    Loveshack Entertainment’s debut, ‘Framed,’ brings comic book sensibilities, beautiful artwork and inventive storytelling to set a high bar for what iPhone games can do.

    by Melissa Loomis | 3 days ago  |  2 Comments

  • Jazzpunk

    ‘Jazzpunk’ Review

    Developer Necrophone Games and publisher Adult Swim deliver the ultimate playground in ‘Jazzpunk’, a game that lacks polish but makes up for it with a focus on fun.

    by Christopher Gates | 1 week ago  |  2 Comments

  • Shovel Knight

    ‘Shovel Knight’ Review

    ‘Shovel Knight’, from Yacht Club Games, is a well-crafted love letter to the 8-bit era of gaming, as well as being a fantastic and addictive 2D platformer.

    by Rob Gordon | 1 week ago  |  3 Comments

  • Threes!

    ‘Threes!’ Review

    One of the breakout mobile hits of 2014, ‘Threes!’ provides charming, easy and accessible fun – but its gameplay is far too simple for it to be a real time sink.

    by Jasmine Henry | 1 week ago  |  No Comments

  • Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell

    ‘Saints Row: Gat out of Hell’ Review

    ‘Saints Row: Gat out of Hell’ offers more goofy open world antics on the back of some cool design ideas, but is limited in terms of scope and gameplay variety.

    by Anthony Taormina | 1 week ago  |  3 Comments

  • The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

    ‘The Vanishing of Ethan Carter’ Review

    The Vanishing of Ethan Carter’s gorgeous visuals, intimate story in intense mysteries make it an easy recommendation despite some mediocre mechanics and voice acting.

    by Rob Keyes | 2 weeks ago  |  1 Comment

  • Resident Evil HD Remaster

    ‘Resident Evil HD’ Review

    The game that launched the ‘Resident Evil’ series’ HD overhaul brings it up to date for newcomers, but doesn’t change enough to make it worthwhile for veterans.

    by Andrew Dyce | 2 weeks ago  |  5 Comments

  • Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

    ‘Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft’ Review

    ‘Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft’ provides endless hours digital card entertainment with familiar Blizzard lore and mechanics at a price that is as cheap as you want it to be.

    by Denny Connolly | 2 weeks ago  |  1 Comment

  • 'Defenders of Time' Review

    ‘Defenders of Time’ Review

    Rapid-fire tower defense game ‘Defenders of Time’ has the polish to stand out in a crowded genre, but key flaws may limit its appeal to a niche audience.

    by Aaron Leach | 2 weeks ago  |  No Comments

  • Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris

    ‘Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris’ Review

    ‘Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris’ is a suitable successor to Crystal Dynamics’ isometric adventure game, but does little to impress.

    by Anthony Taormina | 1 month ago  |  No Comments

  • Super Mega Baseball

    ‘Super Mega Baseball’ Review

    Metalhead’s PlayStation exclusive ‘Super Mega Baseball’ offers an approachable title for even beginner gamers – with a difficulty system sure to challenge seasoned players.

    by T.J. Lauerman | 1 month ago  |  1 Comment

  • Jackbox Party Pack

    ‘Jackbox Party Pack’ Review

    The ‘Jackbox Party Pack’ offers tremendous value and seemingly endless entertainment. It’s a must-buy for anyone’s party game collection this holiday.

    by Anthony Taormina | 2 months ago  |  No Comments

  • Phoenix Wright Trilogy

    ‘Phoenix Wright Trilogy’ Review

    The Phoenix Wright Trilogy successfully brings the compelling mysteries and bizarre humor of the originals to the 3DS with graphical updates and is a must-play for gamers up for lots of reading and little action.

    by Denny Connolly | 2 months ago  |  1 Comment

  • WWE 2K15

    ‘WWE 2K15′ Review

    Sporting new looks and a handful of new mechanics, WWE makes its way onto the new consoles with ‘WWE 2K15′ where risky design choices knock the series out of champion status.

    by Aaron Leach | 2 months ago  |  No Comments

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 1

    ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 1 Premiere – ‘Iron From Ice’ Review

    Despite graphical hiccups and some decisions that don’t affect the end result, the series premiere of Telltale’s ‘Game of Thrones’ is worth the journey.

    by John Jacques | 2 months ago  |  No Comments

  • Assassin's Creed Rogue

    ‘Assassin’s Creed Rogue’ Review

    With a story hampered by familiar mechanics, ‘Assassin’s Creed Rogue’ is a worthwhile adventure for only the most devoted of fans.

    by Andrew Dyce | 2 months ago  |  No Comments

  • Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

    ‘Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker’ Review

    ‘Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker’ is bursting with charm and fun-filled puzzles, but it’s a little light on content.

    by Riley Little | 2 months ago  |  No Comments

  • Tales From The Borderlands: Zer0 Sum

    ‘Tales from the Borderlands: Episode 1′ Review

    ‘Tales From The Borderlands’ brings the franchise’s trademark humor to a new genre – even if it’s not what Telltale fans have come to expect.

    by Andrew Dyce | 2 months ago  |  3 Comments

  • LittleBigPlanet 3

    ‘LittleBigPlanet 3′ Review

    ‘LittleBigPlanet 3′ shows flashes of potential to current-gen gamers but comes across as a proof of concept more than anything else.

    by Anthony Taormina | 2 months ago  |  No Comments

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition

    ‘Dragon Age: Inquisition’ Review

    With ‘Dragon Age: Inquisition’ BioWare delivers the very best entry in the series – and one of their best RPGs – to date.

    by Andrew Dyce | 2 months ago  |  22 Comments

  • Far Cry 4

    ‘Far Cry 4′ Review

    ‘Far Cry 4′ doesn’t change up the gameplay from ‘Far Cry 3,’ but it does present a fascinating new world full of places to explore and stories to uncover.

    by Hannah Shaw-Williams | 2 months ago  |  4 Comments

  • World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor

    ‘World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor’ Review

    After a less than impressive beta, ‘World of Warcraft’ wins us over with Warlords of Draenor’s’ engrossing orc-centric story.

    by Denny Connolly | 2 months ago  |  No Comments

  • Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

    ‘Super Smash Bros. for Wii U’ Review

    The definitive installment of the fan-favorite fighting franchise has established itself on the Nintendo’s latest home console in the form of the appropriately titled ‘Super Smash Bros. for Wii U’.

    by Riley Little | 2 months ago  |  10 Comments

  • LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

    ‘LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham’ Review

    ‘LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham’ offers more solid LEGO puzzle platforming with a cast DC Comics fans will love.

    by Anthony Taormina | 2 months ago  |  1 Comment

  • Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

    ‘Pokemon Omega Ruby’ and ‘Alpha Sapphire’ Review

    ‘Pokemon Omega Ruby’ and ‘Alpha Sapphire’ make for a nostalgic trip down memory lane, while still keeping the games current with a number of new additions.

    by Riley Little | 2 months ago  |  11 Comments

  • Five Nights At Freddy's 2

    ‘Five Nights At Freddy’s 2′ Review

    ‘Five Night’s At Freddy’s 2′ welcomes players back to a night shift they can’t stay away from, and delivers more jump scares than ever.

    by John Jacques | 2 months ago  |  11 Comments

  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection

    ‘Halo: The Master Chief Collection’ Review – in Progress

    Read our review of ‘Halo: The Master Chief Collection’ to see if the collected saga does its hero (and history) proud on Xbox One.

    by Andrew Dyce | 3 months ago  |  7 Comments

  • Assassin's Creed Unity

    ‘Assassin’s Creed Unity’ Review

    ‘Assassin’s Creed Unity’ builds a new foundation for the franchise’s future despite failing to set a new standard.

    by Andrew Dyce | 3 months ago  |  18 Comments

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

    ‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’ Review

    ‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’ doesn’t change the franchise’s identity, but its near future setting and tech help make the component parts exciting again.

    by Anthony Taormina | 3 months ago  |  8 Comments

  • Lords of the Fallen

    ‘Lords of the Fallen’ Review

    ‘Lords of the Fallen’ attempts to put a fresh spin on the ‘Dark Souls’ system by turning down the difficulty and turning up the cutting-edge graphics.

    by Denny Connolly | 3 months ago  |  2 Comments

  • Bayonetta 2

    ‘Bayonetta 2′ Review

    In many ways, ‘Bayonetta 2′ comes close to being a masterclass in hack and slash style, but is invariably held back by some of the genre’s usual flaws.

    by Ryan Blanchard | 3 months ago  |  No Comments

  • Crusader Kings 2: Charlemagne

    ‘Crusader Kings 2: Charlemagne’ Review

    The ‘Crusader Kings 2: Charlemagne’ expansion brings a hundred more years of war to players along with new features but isn’t a must-have for casual fans.

    by John Jacques | 3 months ago  |  No Comments

  • Sunset Overdrive

    ‘Sunset Overdrive’ Review

    Every facet of ‘Sunset Overdrive’ is bursting with personality, and despite some faults it’s still a must-play on Xbox One.

    by Anthony Taormina | 3 months ago  |  8 Comments

  • Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

    ‘Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel’ Review

    ‘Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel’ offers more story for hardcore fans but plays like a dated clone of the older games, trading polish for gimmicks.

    by Rob Keyes | 3 months ago  |  3 Comments

  • Civilization: Beyond Earth

    ‘Civilization: Beyond Earth’ Review

    While ‘Civilization: Beyond Earth’ retains the familiar formula of its predecessor, Firaxis makes enough changes to keep it fresh.

    by Matt Rowland | 3 months ago  |  No Comments

  • NBA 2K15

    ‘NBA 2K15′ Review

    ‘NBA 2K15′ takes center court to deliver much of what fans love about the series but is held down by a lack of polish and continuous server issues.

    by Aaron Leach | 3 months ago  |  2 Comments

  • The Evil Within

    ‘The Evil Within’ Review

    ‘The Evil Within’ has some rich and interesting imagery, but its story and gameplay are disappointingly derivative.

    by Hannah Shaw-Williams | 4 months ago  |  20 Comments

  • Project Spark

    ‘Project Spark’ Review

    Microsoft’s ‘Project Spark’ may not deliver an amazing default campaign, but it does offer one of the best amateur game creation studios we’ve ever seen.

    by Denny Connolly | 4 months ago  |  No Comments

  • Alien: Isolation

    ‘Alien: Isolation’ Review

    ‘Alien: Isolation’ evokes the atmosphere and tension of the movies, but inconsistent xenomorph AI and antiquated design turn fear into frustration.

    by Anthony Taormina | 4 months ago  |  20 Comments

  • DriveClub

    ‘DriveClub’ Review

    ‘DriveClub’ is an easily recommendable and beautiful next-gen racer even if it’s lacking in customization options, cars and innovation.

    by Rob Keyes | 4 months ago  |  2 Comments

  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

    ‘Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor’ Review

    ‘Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor’ combines familiar combat tricks and trademark Tolkien scenery with a unique Nemesis system to deliver one of the best new-gen experiences of the year.

    by Denny Connolly | 4 months ago  |  11 Comments

  • Super Smash Bros. for 3DS

    ‘Super Smash Bros. for 3DS’ Review

    ‘Super Smash Bros. for 3DS’ is a content-heavy, nostalgia-packed blast that allows players to take the beloved fighting game series on the go.

    by Riley Little | 4 months ago  |  3 Comments

  • FIFA 15

    ‘FIFA 15′ Review

    ‘FIFA 15′ represents a significant leap forward for the series and offers one of the the best soccer experiences from EA Sports.

    by Anthony Taormina | 4 months ago  |  5 Comments

  • Hyrule Warriors

    ‘Hyrule Warriors’ Review

    ‘Hyrule Warriors’ delivers plenty of fan service for ‘The Legend of Zelda’ fans but fails to provide a compelling reason to keep playing.

    by Riley Little | 4 months ago  |  7 Comments

  • Heavy Bullets

    ‘Heavy Bullets’ Review

    ‘Heavy Bullets’ delivers a nostalgic arcade-style shooter with an engaging, unique mechanic, but is a little too repetitive for comfort.

    by Denny Connolly | 4 months ago  |  No Comments

  • Forza Horizon 2

    ‘Forza Horizon 2′ Review

    ‘Forza Horizon 2′ has delivered an over the top, open world hit for the Xbox One.

    by Andrew Dyce | 4 months ago  |  10 Comments

  • Destiny

    ‘Destiny’ Review

    ‘Destiny’ is a beautiful and addictive shooter despite its punishing loot system, dated MMO inspirations and incomplete story.

    by Rob Keyes | 4 months ago  |  26 Comments

  • Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes

    ‘Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition)’ Review

    Read our review of ‘Disney Infinity: (2.0 Edition)’ to find out if the addition of Marvel Super Heroes can improve upon last year’s game.

    by Anthony Taormina | 4 months ago  |  3 Comments

  • NHL 15

    ‘NHL 15′ Review

    As the first next-gen entry in the series, ‘NHL 15′ breaks new ground – and the hopes of the hardcore fans along with it.

    by Andrew Dyce | 5 months ago  |  4 Comments

  • The Sims 4

    ‘The Sims 4′ Review

    ‘The Sims 4′ is finally here, bringing the series to a new generation with plenty of new features – while missing many others.

    by John Jacques | 5 months ago  |  9 Comments

  • CounterSpy

    ‘CounterSpy’ Review

    Dynamighty’s stealthy spy side-scroller ‘CounterSpy’ has infiltrated PSN but should players choose to accept this mission, or disavow all knowledge of the game?

    by Aaron Leach | 5 months ago  |  1 Comment

  • Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

    ‘Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney’ Review

    ‘Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney proves to be a strong match despite some clear growing pains.

    by Ryan Blanchard | 5 months ago  |  No Comments

  • The Walking Dead Season 2 Finale

    ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 2 Finale Review

    Clementine’s group is pushed to breaking point in ‘The Walking Dead’ season 2 finale, ‘No Going Back.’ Read our review.

    by Hannah Shaw-Williams | 5 months ago  |  13 Comments

  • Hohokum

    ‘Hohokum’ Review

    ‘Hohokum’ gets to be the ‘interactive art project’ entry into this year’s PLAY 2014 event on PSN but does developer Honeyslug’s game-y gamble pay off, or is it simply ho-hum? Read our review to find out.

    by Aaron Leach | 5 months ago  |  No Comments

  • Madden NFL 15

    ‘Madden NFL 15′ Review

    Read our review of ‘Madden NFL 15′ to find out if the franchise’s second current-gen release can finally deliver on expectations.

    by Anthony Taormina | 5 months ago  |  3 Comments

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Mobile Game Review

    Read our review of the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ mobile game to find out if this movie tie-in is an affront to fans or a halfway decent time-killer.

    by Anthony Taormina | 6 months ago  |  No Comments

  • Sharknado: The Video Game

    Do Not Play ‘Sharknado: The Video Game’

    ‘Sharknado: The Video Game’ reaches new depths in the horrible movie tie-in world, and just might be one of the worst games ever made.

    by Anthony Taormina | 6 months ago  |  13 Comments

  • The Walking Dead Season 2, Episode 4

    ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 2 Episode 4 – ‘Amid the Ruins’ Review

    There’s a baby on the way and walkers closing in on all sides in ‘The Walking Dead’ season 2, episode 4 ‘Amid the Ruins.’

    by Hannah Shaw-Williams | 6 months ago  |  11 Comments

  • The Wolf Among Us

    ‘The Wolf Among Us: Episode 5′ Review

    Read our review of ‘The Wolf Among Us’ season finale to see if Telltale Games has delivered another winning comic adaptation.

    by Andrew Dyce | 7 months ago  |  4 Comments