Call of Duty: Black Ops III

Friday, November 20, 2015

The Black Ops sub-series for Call of Duty has historically been one of its best. It’s mix of faster-than-usual speed and a heavy emphasis on incorporating more sci-fi…

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Assassin’s Creed Syndicate

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Twin assassins Jacob and Evie Frye are eager for more meaningful adventures, so they leave behind their hometown of Crawley and hop a train to jolly ol’ London,…

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StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void

Monday, November 16, 2015

The Good: Interesting new units. Well scripted RTS missions. The Bad: Units have limited brainpower on their own. Some pathfinding issues. The Ugly: Multiplayer remains a stratospheric learning…

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Rise of the Tomb Raider

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Three years ago, the Tomb Raider reboot picked up the broken bones of a shattered franchise and rebuilt them. Instead of being an homage to the franchise’s glory…

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Might & Magic Heroes VII

Thursday, November 12, 2015

The worst game release I ever experienced was Dungeon Lords way back in 2005. It was incredibly buggy, and it was missing so many features that even if…

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Fallout 4

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The Good: Incredible, intricate open world. The Bad: The wasteland has never been a more expansive and exhausting rummage sale. Many elements lack a tutorial, and they could…

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Need for Speed

Monday, November 9, 2015

Over its 20 year history, the Need For Speed series has gone from complete obscurity on the 3DO to being a sleeper series on the PS1, and then…

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WWE 2K16

Monday, November 2, 2015

Last year’s WWE 2K15 game was a gigantic disappointment. 2K14 got so many things right that it was nearly a perfect game in terms of replicating a wrestling…

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Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below

Thursday, October 29, 2015

The Dragon Quest franchise has had quite the interesting history. Beginning on the Famicom, it became such a hit that it caused massive work-related absences so its games…

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Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

I wanted to like Wasteland 2 more than I do. It’s a good example of how Kickstarter’s been influencing games this year; instead of trying to make a…

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