Dying Light: The Following

Monday, March 21, 2016
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In the review I wrote last year for Dying Light, my argument was that it was a good base concept bogged down by a lot of poor decisions…

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EA Sports UFC 2

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
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Two years ago, EA Sports UFC was released and not only brought EA back into virtual MMA – but allowed the UFC to return to consoles as well….

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Heavy Rain Remastered

Thursday, March 3, 2016
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In 2010, Sony released Quantic Dream’s latest game – Heavy Rain. It attempted to blend traditional gaming and cinematic conventions, and did so quite well. The end result…

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Superhot

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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The Good: Amazing graphical style. Pretty cool gameplay dynamic. Impressive physics engine. The Bad: Waaaay too short. Ends just as it gets rolling. The Ugly: Terrible sound effects….

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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2

Thursday, February 25, 2016
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Plants vs. Zombies has had quite the interesting history. It began as a sleeper hit on mobile app stores, gained a bit of console traction on the PS3,…

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Layers of Fear

Monday, February 22, 2016
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The Good: Interesting story. Fascinating use of environment. The Bad: Heavy reliance on locked doors to control/direct player. Extremely on rails experience. Awash in typical horror tropes. The…

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Street Fighter V

Thursday, February 18, 2016
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I’m still in the learning phase of Street Fighter V. Since Monday, I’ve played maybe a hundred matches of it, in my living room, online, and at the…

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Project X Zone 2

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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The original Project X (pronounced Cross) Zone brought together the worlds of Namco, Capcom, and Sega in an action and tactical RPG mashup. It followed up on the…

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XCOM 2

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The Good: Dynamically generated maps. More aliens. More soldier abilities. More stuff. The Bad: Tutorial leaves some gaps. Poor camera angles. Miscellaneous graphical glitches. The Ugly: Nothing  …

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Unravel

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Unravel may seem like “just” a unique-looking puzzle-platformer, but it’s an emotional journey masquerading as one. It begins with a kindly older woman sitting at a kitchen table…

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