Category:  Video Game Review

By David Taylor, November 26, 2013 2 Video Game Review

The Wolf Among Us is Telltale Games’ latest episodic adventure series based on the hugely popular comic book, Fables.  Sheriff Bigby Wolf is the main playable character, and as his name implies, he is literally the Big Bad Wolf from the… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, November 19, 2013 0 Video Game Review

Knock-knock intrigues me, and I don’t know if it was ever meant to do anything more than that. I don’t even think it’s a “good game,” per se, and its introductory message tells me that it isn’t a game at… Read More »

By Anthony LaBella, November 19, 2013 0 Video Game Review

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” This philosophy applies to Legend of Dungeon and all the recent indie releases featuring distinctive roguelike elements. These games manage to avoid the boredom of inherent repetitious design with engaging mechanics… Read More »

By Jason Fanelli, November 18, 2013 0 Video Game Review

Do I take this guy out or sneak around him? That’s the question I asked myself multiple times during the campaign of Splinter Cell Blacklist. Plenty of soldiers blocked my path throughout the adventure, but not once was there a… Read More »

By Greg Galiffa, November 18, 2013 1 Video Game Review

In his effort to glorify games as a viable story-telling instrument, Quantic Dream developer and director David Cage has said games need to grow up. He’s advocated more narrative, emotional structures in order to break out of the game industry’s… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, November 12, 2013 0 Video Game Review

Bruce Wayne has been running around Gotham dressed as a bat for just two years when we encounter him in Batman: Arkham Origins. He’s young, brash, and a tad stubborn. It’s clear through the course of the story that he… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, November 8, 2013 0 Video Game Review

In 2010, Frictional Games’ Amnesia: The Dark Descent breathed new life into a faltering horror genre that was becoming increasingly obsessed with the glitz and glamour of action shooters and their mass-market appeal. This first-person horror adventure completely disempowered players… Read More »

By Greg Galiffa, October 21, 2013 0 Video Game Review

Fantasy novels offer a window into a gleaming world of tanned warriors taking up arms against, or perhaps riding on, mythical beasties. These men and women, usually in less clothing than would be optimal for someone in their predicaments, are… Read More »

By Dan Crabtree, October 14, 2013 0 Video Game Review

Maybe Lost Planet 3, a third- and first-person shooter prequel from Capcom, will make more sense if I explain it as a middle school project. Middle schoolers will work IN groups, but not AS groups. An example: When a gaggle… Read More »

By Jason Fanelli, October 9, 2013 0 Video Game Review

I played Grand Theft Auto V to completion. “Of course you did Jason,” you’re saying to yourself. “How could you possibly review the game if you hadn’t played it all the way through? That would be dishonest, stupid.” Certainly it… Read More »