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  • Broken Age Review

    ‘Broken Age’ Review

    Do you like stories? Play ‘Broken Age.’ Do you like solid humor, beautiful graphics, interesting characters, or old school adventure games? Play ‘Broken Age.’

    by Christopher Gates | 2 days ago  |  No Comments

  • State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition Review

    ‘State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition’ Review

    We take a look at ‘State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition’ on Xbox One, a ported Xbox 360 title that throws players into an unforgiving zombie apocalypse.

    by John Jacques | 5 days ago  |  1 Comment

  • Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China Review

    ‘Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China’ Review

    ‘Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China’ features a unique art style and fun level design, but the stealth-focused gameplay starts to wear thin after a while.

    by Anthony Taormina | 5 days ago  |  No Comments

  • Crypt of the NecroDancer Review

    ‘Crypt of the NecroDancer’ Review

    ‘Crypt of the NecroDancer’ more than lives up to its early access promise, providing players with an excellent hybrid of dungeon crawling and rhythm-based gameplay.

    by Rob Gordon | 5 days ago  |  No Comments

  • Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars Review

    ‘Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars’ Review

    ‘Tipping Stars’, Nintendo’s latest installment in the ‘Mario vs. Donkey Kong’ series, offers up tons of content and compelling central mechanic, but struggles to justify its price point.

    by Brad Jones | 6 days ago  |  No Comments

  • Titan Souls Review

    ‘Titan Souls’ Review

    ‘Titan Souls’ offers an enjoyable torture as players take a series of incredibly difficult Titan boss fights with limited mechanics and only a single arrow.

    by Denny Connolly | 6 days ago  |  No Comments

  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Review

    ‘Xenoblade Chronicles 3D’ Review

    ‘Xenoblade Chronicles 3D’ manages to provide JRPG fans with one of the best ports in recent memory, making the once Wii-exclusive a must-have on the New Nintendo 3DS.

    by Riley Little | 7 days ago  |  No Comments

  • Sunless Sea Review

    Review: ‘Sunless Sea’ Sends Players Happily to Hellish Depths

    A blend of horror, humor, and deep-sea exploration, Sunless Sea surpasses a few shortcomings to deliver an engaging, inventive, and challenging indie experience.

    by Melissa Loomis | 7 days ago  |  No Comments

  • Hero Generations Review

    ‘Hero Generations’ Review

    ‘Hero Generations’ is a surprisingly easy to learn game that puts a new spin on the strategy genre, with a unique concept and difficult, addicting gameplay.

    by Miranda Holtreman | 1 week ago  |  No Comments

  • Convoy Review

    ‘Convoy’ Review

    ‘Convoy’ may stick a little too closely to the roguelikes it aims to emulate, but it is nonetheless an enthralling and addictive indie title with plenty of challenge.

    by Rob Gordon | 1 week ago  |  No Comments

  • Sun Blast Review

    Review: Space Shooter ‘Sun Blast’ Brings Fast-Paced Action Arcade Fun

    ‘Sun Blast,’ Obline Software’s Sci-Fi space shooter has such an arcade game feel that you might reach for quarters once your ship is taken out by evil alien invaders.

    by Thor Weston | 1 week ago  |  No Comments

  • Mortal Kombat X Review

    ‘Mortal Kombat X’ Review

    ‘Mortal Kombat X’ offers fans a diverse roster and tons of variety, but it’s the game’s ever-changing gameplay modes that are sure to keep players coming back.

    by Anthony Taormina | 2 weeks ago  |  No Comments

  • I Am Bread Review

    ‘I Am Bread’ Review

    ‘I Am Bread’ packs a surprising amount of entertainment, and those who find themselves curious about the game won’t be disappointed with its value if they take the plunge.

    by John Jacques | 2 weeks ago  |  2 Comments

  • Telepath Tactics Review

    ‘Telepath Tactics’ Review

    ‘Telepath Tactics’ may be slow to get going, but the turn-based RPG overcomes some clunky story elements with a nuanced ruleset and an easy-to-use map editor.

    by Rob Gordon | 2 weeks ago  |  1 Comment

  • Life Is Strange Episode 2 Review

    Review: ‘Life Is Strange’ Episode 2 Cranks Up the Tension

    ‘Life Is Strange Episode 2′ continues its intriguing foray into the dark and troubling side of adolescent life, increasing the drama but still tripping over speech and mechanics.

    by Melissa Loomis | 2 weeks ago  |  4 Comments

  • Unium Review

    Review: ‘Unium’ is a Chill Puzzle Game to Twist Your Brain

    Puzzle game ‘Unium’ by Kittehface Studios provides a polished and relaxing experience for a simple but increasingly complex series of line-drawing puzzles.

    by Thor Weston | 2 weeks ago  |  No Comments

  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Review

    ‘Resident Evil: Revelations 2′ Review

    ‘Resident Evil: Revelations 2′ manages to make for an entertaining stopgap between core ‘Resident Evil’ entries by offering a fun-filled co-op, but lackluster graphics.

    by Riley Little | 2 weeks ago  |  7 Comments

  • Toukiden: Kiwami Review

    ‘Toukiden: Kiwami’ Review

    For players just getting started with hunting games, Toukiden Kiwami delivers hours of monster-bashing fun, but it won’t unseat the reigning king of the genre any time soon.

    by Christopher Gates | 2 weeks ago  |  No Comments

  • VoidExpanse Review

    ‘VoidExpanse’ Review

    ‘VoidExpanse’ may not be the finished article, with a few frustrating flaws and stability issues, but is nonetheless an addictive and fun space-based sandbox RPG.

    by Rob Gordon | 2 weeks ago  |  No Comments

  • MLB 15: The Show Review

    ‘MLB 15: The Show’ Review

    With its stunning graphics and pitch-perfect gameplay, ‘MLB 15: The Show’ is one of the best baseball games ever made. Unfortunately, that doesn’t make it better than last year’s edition.

    by Christopher Gates | 3 weeks ago  |  1 Comment

  • Tower of Guns Review

    ‘Tower of Guns’ Review

    ‘Tower of Guns’s randomized levels and enemies offers players a frenzied challenge, but ultimately fails to keep players engaged for longer than a few minutes at a time

    by Boston Blake | 3 weeks ago  |  2 Comments

  • The Detail Game Review

    Review: Episode One of ‘The Detail’ Game Sets Stage For Gritty Crime Story

    ‘The Detail’ game is a point-and-click mystery, recently released by Rival Games. It channels The Wire and film noir in its intriguing first episode: ‘Where the Dead Lie’.

    by Melissa Loomis | 3 weeks ago  |  No Comments

  • Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones Review

    ‘Stealth Inc 2′ Review

    ‘Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones’ makes the leap to cross-platform and delivers some incredibly challenging platforming puzzles along with a great sense of humor.

    by Denny Connolly | 3 weeks ago  |  No Comments

  • Dreaming Sarah Review

    Review: ‘Dreaming Sarah’ Evokes ‘Yume Nikki’ And Trippy Nostalgia

    Inspired by the RPG ‘Yume Nikki,’ Asteristic’s ‘Dreaming Sarah’ features nice 16-bit graphics, a challenging game world, and an incredible soundtrack.

    by Thor Weston | 3 weeks ago  |  No Comments

  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection

    ‘Borderlands: The Handsome Collection’ Review

    ‘Borderlands: The Handsome Collection’ packages the best and worst entry of the franchise together, making it a difficult proposition for casual fans.

    by Anthony Taormina | 3 weeks ago  |  2 Comments

  • Neverwinter Review

    ‘Neverwinter’ Xbox One Review

    ‘Neverwinter’ is the first true MMO to hit Xbox One, and does a good job bringing the adventures and challenges of an MMORPG to the Microsoft console.

    by Boston Blake | 3 weeks ago  |  8 Comments

  • The Hero of Kendrickstone Review

    Review: Choose Your Own Adventure in ‘The Hero of Kendrickstone’

    ‘The Hero of Kendrickstone’ by Choice of Games is a fun, text-based game that’s sure to please fans of the old-school Choose Your Own Adventure books.

    by Thor Weston | 3 weeks ago  |  No Comments

  • Shelter 2 Review

    Review: ‘Shelter 2′ Has Great Artwork, Ho-Hum Gameplay

    In ‘Shelter 2,’ you are a mother lynx, helping your adorable cubs survive in the wild. Unfortunately, the ‘oohs’ and ‘aahs’ don’t last long, even if your cubs do.

    by Melissa Loomis | 3 weeks ago  |  No Comments

  • Out There Review

    ‘Out There: Omega Edition’ Review

    Although the gameplay itself may prove tiresome over long periods, the game’s story elements, sense of isolation, and soundtrack make Out There a more-than-worthwhile purchase.

    by Rob Gordon | 3 weeks ago  |  No Comments

  • Metal Slug 3 (PS4) Review

    ‘Metal Slug 3′ Review

    ‘Metal Slug 3′ on PS4 captures the spirit of SNK Playmore’s arcade classic with some crazy twists, but a few inherent problems end up holding the game back.

    by Anthony Taormina | 4 weeks ago  |  1 Comment

  • Paperbound Review

    ‘Paperbound’ Review

    With its four-player arena-based combat, ‘Paperbound’ returns to the glory days of local multiplayer, offering fast and frenetic gameplay that’s best enjoyed with a group of friends.

    by Christopher Gates | 4 weeks ago  |  No Comments

  • The Sims 4: Get to Work

    The Sims 4 ‘Get To Work’ Expansion Review

    With ‘Get to Work’, EA Games and The Sims Studio have put together a good expansion pack that sets a decent standard for the rest of ‘The Sims 4′ series.

    by John Jacques | 4 weeks ago  |  3 Comments

  • Axiom Verge Review

    ‘Axiom Verge’ Review

    The tightly designed ‘Axiom Verge’ combines the best elements of the ‘Metroidvania’ genre with throwback visuals, a thumping soundtrack, and clever mechanics.

    by Anthony Taormina | 4 weeks ago  |  2 Comments

  • Parallax Review

    ‘Parallax’ Review: All Puzzle, No Plot

    ‘Parallax’ is a puzzle platformer that offers some serious brain teasers and a unique minimalist universe, but lacks any plot or characters to keep gamers invested in the world.

    by Denny Connolly | 1 month ago  |  No Comments

  • Pillars of Eternity Review

    ‘Pillars of Eternity’ Review

    Obsidian returns to its Black Isle roots with the Infinity Engine-inspired ‘Pillars of Eternity’. Does the old-school RPG live up to its predecessors?

    by Rob Gordon | 1 month ago  |  4 Comments

  • Game of Thrones Episode 3 Review

    ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 1 Episode 3 ‘ – ‘The Sword in the Darkness’ Review

    The third ‘Game of Thrones’ episode brings dragons, traitors, desperate escapes and plenty of potential alliances into the mix, which will either save or doom House Forrester.

    by John Jacques | 1 month ago  |  No Comments

  • Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 Review

    ‘Fruit Ninja Kinect 2′ Review

    ‘Fruit Ninja Kinect 2′ brings the chopping, slashing action of its predecessor to the Xbox One, but struggles to provide the enticing new content expected from a sequel.

    by Boston Blake | 1 month ago  |  No Comments

  • Bladestorm: Nightmare Review

    ‘Bladestorm: Nightmare’ Review

    How do you make a game with unbalanced combat, repetitive missions, and a too-long campaign more fun? The answer is easy: add dragons. Lots and lots of dragons.

    by Christopher Gates | 1 month ago  |  1 Comment

  • Etherium Review

    ‘Etherium’ Review

    ‘Etherium’ delivers an ambitious real-time strategy experience that aims to force its way into a crowded RTS market. Read our review to find out if it succeeds!

    by John Jacques | 1 month ago  |  No Comments

  • Standpoint Review

    Review: ‘Standpoint’ is a Poor Man’s ‘Portal’

    The indie FPS game Standpoint has a compelling premise and good voiceover narration, but the repetitive puzzles are given far more focus than its unique themes.

    by Thor Weston | 1 month ago  |  No Comments

  • Mario Party 10 Review

    ‘Mario Party 10′ Review

    ‘Mario Party 10′ attempts to bring together a mix of old and new ideas in order to carve out a renewed identity for itself, encountering just as many stumbles as successes.

    by Ryan Blanchard | 1 month ago  |  No Comments

  • Plug & Play Review

    Review: ‘Plug & Play’ Lets Players Plug Into Award-Winning Short Film

    While very short and completely absurd, there’s something wonderfully freakish and even profound about the film-turned-indie game ‘Plug & Play’ by Etter Studio.

    by Thor Weston | 1 month ago  |  No Comments

  • Jamestown+ Review

    ‘Jamestown+’ Review

    ‘Jamestown+’ brings about the rebirth of the aging shoot-em-up genre by paying respect to its 16-bit heyday while throwing in a healthy dose of modern gaming flair.

    by Ryan Blanchard | 1 month ago  |  No Comments

  • Battlefield Hardline

    ‘Battlefield Hardline’ Review

    ‘Battlefield: Hardline’ puts a clever spin on the ‘Battlefield’ formula, but a serious identity crisis keeps it from being a solid step forward for the franchise.

    by Anthony Taormina | 1 month ago  |  1 Comment

  • Always Sometimes Monsters Review

    Review: ‘Always Sometimes Monsters’ is All About Tough Choices

    ‘Always Sometimes Monsters’ is an RPG-maker game that impresses with its choice-based narrative and effective writing, despite some tedious grinding sections and basic pixel art.

    by Melissa Loomis | 1 month ago  |  No Comments

  • Elegy For a Dead World Review

    Review: ‘Elegy For a Dead World’ Inspires Writers, May Bore Others

    Elegy For a Dead World uses writing as a mechanic, but if you’re not a writer you’re not likely to find much to enjoy in its three poetry-inspired worlds.

    by Melissa Loomis | 1 month ago  |  No Comments

  • Earthtongue Sim Game Review

    Review: ‘EarthTongue’ Sim Game Brings Vivariums to Space

    Earthtongue is an intriguing sim game that asks you to micromanage an ecosystem on a foreign planet. Though it may be too involved for some, its art style and unique gameplay keep it interesting.

    by Melissa Loomis | 1 month ago  |  No Comments

  • Flame Over Review

    ‘Flame Over’ Review

    ‘Flame Over’ blends the frantic pacing and challenge of ‘Spelunky’ with the trial-by-fire gameplay of ‘Rogue Legacy’ to create a new twist on the roguelike formula.

    by Ryan Blanchard | 1 month ago  |  No Comments

  • Ori and the Blind Forest Review

    ‘Ori and the Blind Forest’ Review

    ‘Ori and the Blind Forest’ may only pack about ten hours of gameplay, but the 2D platformer offers a touching story, beautiful hand-drawn art, and challenging puzzles.

    by Denny Connolly | 1 month ago  |  1 Comment

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

    Review: ‘Final Fantasy Type-0 HD’ Takes the Series Back to Its Roots

    ‘Final Fantasy Type-0 HD’ features deep combat mechanics and a mature tone, but some confounding design decisions and awkward storytelling hold it back.

    by Anthony Taormina | 1 month ago  |  No Comments

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