Tagged:  brawler

By Anthony LaBella, September 17, 2013 0 VG Review

I like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. I like combo-based action games. I hate Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows. This downloadable release highlights the significance of execution, because it’s based on the popular TMNT franchise and uses… Read More »

By David Taylor, August 27, 2013 0 VG Review

One can best describe Charlie Murder, the new brawler by indie developer Ska Studios, as Castle Crashers meets punk rock with a significant dose of horror. The plot follows the titular band, Charlie Murder (led, appropriately enough, by the eponymous Charlie Murder) on… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, June 11, 2013 0 GN

Nintendo made a surprise reveal at its E3 Nintendo Direct this morning: Mega Man will be coming to Super Smash Bros. on the 3DS and Wii U when the game releases in 2014. The gaming icon is one of two… Read More »

By Jason Fanelli, December 14, 2012 0 VG Review

It’s never easy being the new guy. PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is a fresh face in a genre dominated by a single franchise. From its initial reveal, gamers instantly jumped on it as a “clone,” “rip-off,” and whatever other derogatory… Read More »

By Nick Simberg, November 4, 2012 0 VG Review

ThunderCats is the handheld game tie-in to a dead show on a dead platform. What could go wrong? The ThunderCats TV show reboot was, by most accounts, pretty good. Despite that, Cartoon Network decided to not renew the show for… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, October 25, 2012 0 Previews

Back at E3, we here at GamerNode had a ball playing PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale against one another. There was a reasonable selection of characters back in June, but this month at New York Comic Con a much larger chunk… Read More »

By Dan Crabtree, June 17, 2012 1 Previews

If there’s a bright center to the God of War IP, Ascension‘s multiplayer is the mode that it’s furthest from. That’s not to say that the melee-focused brawler isn’t a joy to play. In fact, movement and combat controls are so… Read More »

By Jason Fanelli, June 12, 2012 0 Previews

Since its announcement, PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale has been repeatedly compared to the Super Smash Bros. franchise, and at first glance those comparisons are warranted. This is a four-player, free-for-all brawler with action in every direction, just like Smash Bros…. Read More »

By Kem Alily, April 26, 2012 2 VG Review

Naruto is arguably the most popular anime/manga of the past decade, and it enjoys a large and loyal fan base. CyberConnect2 has produced two previous iterations in the Ultimate Ninja Storm series, which did well to placate the fanatics. However,… Read More »

By Dan Crabtree, February 19, 2012 0 VG Review

Shank 2 can be described as “A sequel… with characters that… are in the game.” It can also be said that, “Shank 2 will… remind your… mom why she despises… video games.” More memorably, critics have hailed Shank 2 as… Read More »