Category:  Video Game Review

By Eddie Inzauto, August 17, 2015 0 Video Game Review

It’s nice to know that it’s still possible to be surprised by small games from independent developers. The Adventures of Pip presents fresh mechanical ideas in a lighthearted and tactily satisfying package. Despite the game leaning heavily throughout its length… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, August 8, 2014 0 Video Game Review

Telltale Games is starting to develop an unhealthy pattern in the seasons of its adventure games. For some strange reason, the developer just can’t seem to put together a highly compelling fourth episode. Perhaps it’s just the unfortunate fact that… Read More »

By Josh Robinson, July 21, 2014 0 Video Game Review

Since falling in love with indie developer Playdead’s Xbox Live Arcade hit, Limbo, back in 2010, I’ve been longing for another game in its likeness to fill the void. Has Nowhere Studios heard my call? Is Monochroma that game? Well, not… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, July 14, 2014 0 Video Game Review

It’s been a long, winding road for Bigby Wolf in The Wolf Among Us. Enduring the scrutiny of the entire Fabletown community in a case wrought with dramatic twists and turns, things have finally come to an end here in Cry Wolf…. Read More »

By Anthony LaBella, July 6, 2014 0 Video Game Review

The Mario Kart series has established a concrete identity at this point. It leaves Nintendo with little room to experiment or shift the series in a new direction, and yet Mario Kart 8 doesn’t feel like a complete rehash of… Read More »

By Anthony LaBella, June 5, 2014 0 Video Game Review

Transistor both strives and stumbles in its ambition. It uses the isometric foundation of Bastion, but only as a means to innovate and explore the limits of narrative fragmentation and mechanical innovation. The story’s complexity hinders its emotional impact and… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, May 29, 2014 0 Video Game Review

I don’t know what’s out there. Much of the world remains a mystery to me, and I find a strange sense of comfort in that. Not comfort in the traditional sense, however. In fact, it’s more of a lack of… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, May 29, 2014 0 Video Game Review

It seems that Telltale Games always hits its stride and greatest excellence in The Walking Dead whenever a season’s third episode comes around. This was true last year with the incredibly depressing Long Road Ahead, and it makes sense, as… Read More »

By Dan Crabtree, May 22, 2014 0 Video Game Review

Robots have not assumed control of our major cities and our children yet, but Rocksmith 2014 gets them one step closer. Unless you want to learn guitar from a video game and have fun doing it, don’t buy Rocksmith 2014… Read More »

By Anthony LaBella, May 21, 2014 0 Video Game Review

I tend to avoid survival horror games. It’s not based on inherent design flaws or an overall lack of interest in the genre. Quite simply, I jump in my chair at anything remotely scary. Playing games like Amnesia: The Dark… Read More »