Tagged:  action-rpg

By Anthony LaBella, June 5, 2014 0 VG 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 »

Dark Souls II Review

By Anthony LaBella, March 29, 2014 0 VG Review

Is Dark Souls II better than the first game? Is Dark Souls II harder? Prettier? More accessible? I imagine these are the most common questions surrounding Dark Souls II, and they all directly address its status as a sequel. Despite… Read More »

By Jordyn Clough, May 7, 2013 0 GN

Kingdom Hearts, the game that struck our hearts with its spectacular fusion of Final Fantasy and Disney characters – complete with a futuristic, fast-paced action-rpg battle system – is back in Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX, now with its official… Read More »

By Mike Deas, May 7, 2013 0 Previews

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing. Let’s break down the title of this game to really examine what you’re going to be experiencing when the full title launches on May 22. The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing The player begins… Read More »

By Dan Crabtree, February 28, 2013 0 GN

I have a tentative abandon with role-playing games, in the same way that I can’t commit to watching Star Trek. I’m already a Star Wars Guy, right? I can’t get involved with Captain Picard and the Enterprise and that silly… Read More »

By Anthony LaBella, February 21, 2013 0 GN

Gamers were surprised when Chris Metzen of Blizzard showed up on stage during Sony’s PlayStation 4 reveal yesterday. The Senior VP of Story/Franchise Development went on to announce that Diablo III will be coming out for both the PlayStation 3… Read More »

By Dan Crabtree, June 2, 2012 0 VG Review

A game tells a story with its lighting, its artistry, its character models, its vocal dialog, and all the other computer bits that Pixar still rocks hardest in the world of digital media. More intriguing, I (and the rest of… Read More »

By Sinan Kubba, May 29, 2012 0 VG Review

“It’s just clicking,” they harp, they being the collective mind called The Internet. It’s not true, of course, at least not strictly speaking, as there is plenty of tapping the 1, 2, 3, and 4 keys, and sometimes even Q…. Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, May 9, 2012 2 VG Review

Grimrock imprisons players. Its legend intrigues them. Instinct drives them. There’s something very primal about Legend of Grimrock. This simple, first-person dungeon crawler taps into basic human survival instinct and the will to escape captivity in such a way that… Read More »

By Anthony LaBella, April 18, 2012 0 GN

The Double Fine adventure project has helped spur a Kickstarter craze throughout the videogame industry, and now key members of the team behind 2007’s Titan Quest are joining in on the fun. Crate Entertainment is seeking $280,000 to help create… Read More »