Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

When Talion, one of the last Gondorian Rangers keeping watch at the Black Gate, and his family are brutally executed the night of Sauron’s return to Mordor, he…

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Stronghold Crusader 2

Friday, October 10, 2014

Stronghold Crusader 2 is the latest entry in Firefly Studios’ castle-building RTS franchise, which began way back in 2001 with the original Stronghold. I haven’t played all of…

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Ar Nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star

Friday, October 3, 2014

Ar Nosurge acts as both a prequel to the Ar Tanelico series and a sequel of Ciel Nosurge. The former is a trilogy of JRPGs across the PS2…

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Destiny’s post-E3 alpha was truly incredible. After many months of hype, Bungie’s successor to Halo was playable. You could explore the tower, interact with folks in it, help…

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Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

There’s a little Sherlock Holmes in all of us. Think of that moment when someone’s answer to a question didn’t quite satisfy. When the look on the listener’s…

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Forza Horizon 2

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Two years ago, Forza Horizon marked a radical change for the Forza Motorsport series. This side game went with a different development team and had Turn 10 supervising,…

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Wasteland 2

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The Good: Dense, fully-realized world. Heaps of black humor. Conversations are vast and varied. The Bad: Bland palette. Difficulty curve is off kilter. The Ugly: Whole mess o’…

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Arcana Heart 3: LOVE MAX!!!!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The Arcana Heart series first hit consoles on the PS2, where it stood out at the time of its 2008 release by not only featuring an all-female cast,…

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The Walking Dead: Season Two

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Walking Dead: Season Two is the follow-up to 2012’s The Walking Dead. It picks up where the first game left off, but since the main character from…

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Lichdom: Battlemage

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

The Good: Cool graphics, especially for spellcasting. Clever control scheme. The Bad: Highly linear, scripted adventure. Enemy AI gets snagged up on the landscaping with some frequency. The…

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