Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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The history of the Wonder Boy series is complex, but highly entertaining. The original developers, WestOne, crafted the engine and retained ownership of it while Sega got the…

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The Sexy Brutale

Thursday, April 13, 2017
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The Sexy Brutale is — well, I guess it’s an adventure game from first time developer Cavalier Game Studios. The game’s title makes it sound like it’s an…

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Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition

Monday, April 10, 2017
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Bulletstorm is the best shooter that nobody’s ever played. It’s not perfect and it’s a deliberate gory cartoon of a game, but it has one of the best…

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Has-Been Heroes

Monday, April 10, 2017
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Frozenbtye has spent years building up a stellar reputation as a studio known for taking chances and delivering high quality games at the same time. Their skills have…

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Yooka-Laylee

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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The Banjo-Kazooie franchise has been a beloved series for most of its 20-year existence. The unique chemistry between the main characters and partner-based gameplay offered up something different…

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Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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After many years of lying dormant, the Kingdom Hearts series was revived with the announcement of Kingdom Hearts 3. This led to the creation and release of Kingdom…

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Thimbleweed Park

Monday, April 3, 2017
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Thimbleweed Park is an old-school point-and-click adventure. It was developed by Terrible Toybox, which is the current home of a few former LucasArts stalwarts, including Ron Gilbert, Gary…

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Mass Effect: Andromeda

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The Good: Sprawling space opera. Massive opportunities to customize character. The Bad: Human faces and actions look really disturbing. Early conversations are inane. New cover system only kind…

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Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Listen up Ghosts. The Santa Blanca, a previously minor Mexican drug cartel, has overtaken Bolivia to the point where the country has become a narco-state. Powerless against the…

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NieR: Automata

Monday, March 20, 2017
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Nier: Automata reminds me of an earlier period in game design, around the end of the ’90s and the beginning of the ’00s, which was a sort of…

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