In 2013, Rogue Legacy released to critical acclaim on PC and Mac. As part of Sony’s big push into fostering independent development across the PlayStation family of consoles and handhelds, they’ve cherry picked some of the very best independent games to arrive on PlayStation —…..
Battlefield 4: Dragon’s Teeth is the fourth of five planned expansions for the game. The pack contains a ton of new stuff including four maps, five weapons, and a brand new gamemode to enhance your Battlefield 4 experience. While many of the additions are enjoyable, and do lend the game…..
In the age where online gaming reigns supreme, with hot franchises like Call of Duty, Madden, Halo, and newer games like Titanfall and even the Destiny Beta being immensely popular, all gamers really need a quality headset to use. There are plenty of different companies…..
Aperture Tag: The Paint Gun Testing Initiative is a game that was obviously crafted out of love. A fan-made mod for Portal 2, Aperture Tag feels like a lot of care and attention was put into it as the developer tried to carve out their own corner in the Portal universe. While that…..
After years of many different game series, Telltale Games finally hit the big time with their adaptation of The Walking Dead. By crafting a fantastic story and cast of characters, the game won many game of the year awards along the way. With everyone hotly…..
Abyss Odyssey is the kind of game that only an indie developer could make. Taking elements from platforming, fighting, RPG, and roguelike games then jamming them all together, Abyss Odyssey sounds like some crazy experiment that could only end in disaster. Yet somehow, all of these disparate elements…..
Do you remember Team America: World Police, the movie brought to us by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone? Of course you do. That movie’s unforgettable song “America, Fuck Yeah” is the perfect embodiment of everything that is Free Lives’ appropriately titled Broforce. Infuse the essence of that…..
The Squids series first debuted back in 2011 as an iOS exclusive under the name Squids, with the follow-up Squids Wild West on iOS. Coming from French developer The Game Bakers, the games were met with much praise. Just a couple months ago the Wii…..
Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn is a new game in the long running series. This new iteration celebrates over 30 years of the famous Gundam anime/manga series and puts them all into one game. I’ve never played a Dynasty Warriors game in my life, and know…..
Guacamelee Super Turbo Championship Edition is an updated, and new-gen version of last year’s excellent Metroidvania title Guacamelee. The Super Turbo Championship Edition adds in the previous DLC, along with a few new areas, enemies, and costumes. The base game remains the same great action platforming that we all…..
Sniper Elite has returned to give fans their fix of World War II, chronicling the adventures of fictional American Office Of Strategic Service Officer, Karl Fairburne during the North African conflict. Sniper Elite 3 looks to improve upon many aspects which made Sniper Elite V2…..
When a mainstream audience thinks of Japanese RPGs, they typically first think of games like Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, or even the Shin Megami Tensei series. However, one franchise that must not be forgotten is the Atelier series that has been running since 1997 in…..
Capcom is known for double, triple, and in rare cases quadruple dipping it’s beloved franchises. The justification is that it adds increased value every time that it does not warrant a direct sequel. So, instead, they often release a new game that replaces the old…..
Retro-styled indie platformers have become a common sight these days. It seems like every time an independent game is announced we hear about how it will let you re-live the glory days of the NES, and bring back all of those memories from your past……
Titanfall: Expedition is the first of three planned expansion packs for Titanfall. It contains three maps, titled Runoff, Swamplands, and War Games, which were specifically developed to mix up, and amplify elements of Titanfall’s gameplay. Each map has its own individual strengths and weaknesses, ultimately resulting in a decent package…..
For anybody that has grown up since the 1980′s, you have likely experienced at least some version of Transformers. Whether it is the old G1 series, the toys, Michael Bay’s Transformers movies, or perhaps even some variations on the series like Beast Wars — the…..
Battle Princess of Arcadias is a very unique RPG that doesn’t follow the conventional means of the genre. This is mainly because it adds not one, but three different combat modes to keep the gameplay somewhat fresh. The game also has a cute appearance and…..
UFC Fighting is an ever growing sport all across the world. The realism, the grit, the toughness, it is a sport where the outcome can be decided in a split second and has to do with an ever growing array of fighters. A few years…..
Watch Dogs has all the tell tale signs of an another annual Ubisoft franchise in the making. It’s easy to draw parallels between the publisher’s other popular franchises like Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry in their open worlds and gameplay ideas, the gun play is…..
Supergiant Games sophomore effort, Transistor, is a game that keeps you guessing. While at face value Transistor may look like a game that borrows from Supergiant’s 2011 release of Bastion, it’s actually anything but a rehash of old ideas. It’s a more ambitious game, one…..
Wolfenstein: The New Order is not a game that should work, really. Plenty have tried to revive old school arcade shooters and bring them into a modern era, Machine Games is one of the first to truly succeed at it.
Super Time Force is a game crafted around an idea hatched during a Game Jam. That idea is to give players 30 lives to make their way through side-scrolling bullet hell levels in a limited time. Simple enough. We’ve seen plenty of games like this…..
Just how close can we get to the real thing when it comes to sports video games? PlayStation’s MLB The Show series has long been regarded as the best-in-class baseball simulator on consoles. With the arrival of the PlayStation 4, Sony’s San Diego studio has…..
The last few years have seen their fair share of jump scare horror games. They all follow the same premise. Stick a player in the first person view, drop them in a dark and dingy locale, bombard them with sights and sounds that evoke fear……
The Souls series is an anomaly. It goes against just about everything that AAA games are doing these days, and people love it for its unconventional design, cryptic story, insane difficulty, and complex systems not normally found in today’s role playing games. With Dark Souls…..
Microsoft’s Kinect 2.0 camera on the Xbox One will almost instantly reveal itself as a more powerful and capable motion controller than its predecessor in the opening moments of Kinect Sports Rivals. It’s bluntly clear that this iteration of the camera is more capable of…..
The Devastation DLC for Call of Duty: Ghosts continues down the same path that the first bout of downloadable content did. Infinity Ward adds another weapon to the multiplayer formula, four new multiplayer maps, and the second story extension to Ghosts’ Extinction cooperative mode. Like…..
Titanfall has been billed as the first “must play” next generation game. Respawn Entertainment, the team behind Call of Duty: Modern Warfare at the helm, this Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC multiplayer title is a shooter fan’s dream. It combines traditional first person shooting…..
After many attempts at making a worthy South Park game, South Park: The Stick of Truth finally realizes all the potential that the television series had as a video game adaptation. It takes the laugh out loud comedy of Matt Stone and Trey Parker, and…..
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare feels like a crazy experiment. A third person shooter featuring the cast of the wildly popular mobile series that pits players in both multiplayer and cooperative action – Garden Warfare is anything but expected. There are so many reasons that…..
The box says Thief. This is clearly Garrett. There are some other recognizable bits that’ll stoke the flames of nostalgia for fans of the series, but Eidos Montreal’s reboot of the Thief franchise has little else in common with the beloved games that have come…..