Category:  VG Review

By Eddie Inzauto, September 22, 2016 0 VG Review

Please allow me to save you some time. Go back and listen to episode 64 of the GamerNode Show podcast, then choose to play either the comprehensive Mega Man Legacy Collection or the fantastic love letter to the Mega Man… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, September 14, 2016 0 VG Review

I dove into Hunter Studio’s Lost Castle expecting a simple hack-n-slash style action game, but was pleasantly surprised when I realized that the best comparison I could make to this fun and alarmingly difficult title is the stellar Rogue Legacy from… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, April 21, 2016 0 VG Review

Splendor for Steam and mobile devices is a faithful, functional, and streamlined rendition of Space Cowboys and Asmodée’s tabletop drafting and engine-building game. The automation of the analog mechanics make digital games move quickly and efficiently, reducing potential downtime but detracting… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, April 21, 2016 0 VG Review

For an episodic noir detective drama, Blues and Bullets is quite surrealist, seemingly inspired in equal parts by Telltale adventure games, Sin City, and occult horror such as Silent Hill. These far more so than the U.S. history from which… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, April 21, 2016 0 VG Review

It’s 1992, and Mortal Kombat has used digitized sprites to represent the characters fighting one another on screen, while games like Night Trap and Phantasmagoria were incorporating full-motion video (FMV) of live actors to portray the characters in their stories…. Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, April 6, 2016 0 VG Review

I can’t help but think of Nintendo while playing Game Swing and Curve Digital’s wacky twin-stick arcade dodgeball game, Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure. If this surprisingly fun couch co-op title starred Mario, Luigi, Peach, Toad, Bowser and the gang, and… Read More »

By Bianca Figueroa-Santana, April 4, 2016 0 VG Review

Ticket to Ride for iOS is proof that parallel universes really do exist. While America’s best and brightest are bent over their game tables, cleverly hoarding cards and laying routes, a dedicated community of Ticket to Ride Appsters is perfecting its craft…. Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, February 7, 2016 0 VG Review

With the advent of three-dimensional graphical rendering in video games, and most notably the release of the seminal Grand Theft Auto III, open-world games, dubbed “sandbox” titles, experienced a huge surge in popularity among gamers—a surge that in many ways… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, August 17, 2015 0 VG 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 VG 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 »