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“Mario Tennis Aces” Review

“Mario Tennis Aces” Review

Mario Tennis Aces just might be the deepest tennis game ever made, but a bunch of eyebrow-raising decisions hold it back from being an all-around fantastic game.

[SDCC 2018] “Overcooked 2” Hands-On

[SDCC 2018] “Overcooked 2” Hands-On

One of the coolest offsite features at San Diego Comic-Con is the Nintendo Lounge located at the Marriott Marquis.  It’s been getting more popular every year, as I was able to simply walk in during my first two SDCCs.  Nowadays, you have to stand in line for an hour to get in if you don’t make that your first destination, which is hardly surprising considering Nintendo’s new wave of popularity thanks to the Nintendo Switch—not to mention the fact that […]

“Pool Panic” Review

“Pool Panic” Review

Pool Panic is more akin to a puzzle platformer than a billiards game, but it doesn’t fit neatly into any one genre. In fact, nothing about the game is tidy, which is both its greatest strength and worst weakness.

[SDCC 2018] “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” Hands-On

[SDCC 2018] “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” Hands-On

The fact that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will be Nintendo’s biggest release this year is definitely no secret.  This series constantly sees endless amounts of hype, it’s hard to not feel excited after getting our hands on the game at San Diego Comic-Con.

“Lumines Remastered” Review

“Lumines Remastered” Review

Lumines took Sony’s handhelds by storm and with the Switch being the success that it is, it’s only right to finally bring the addictive puzzler to Nintendo’s hybrid platform–as well as the higher resolution PS4 and Xbox One.

“Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn” Review

“Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn” Review

During the early 90’s, Delphine Software and Electronic Arts released a little fighting game onto the Sega Genesis and SNES that would gain a most infamous reputation. Shaq Fu, as the name would imply, features Shaquille O’Neal battling his way through an alternate dimension in order to save a young boy from an evil mummy. The game would receive mixed reviews, and in preparing for this review, I had to go back and play it again. While I do think […]

“BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle” Review

“BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle” Review

This year may be the year of the anime fighter. With Dragon Ball FighterZ being wildly successful, it has opened the door for other series to get a bit more exposure. BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle (referred to henceforth as BBTAG) is another fighter from Arc System Works that takes a slightly different approach to the genre. For the most part, it’s very successful at what it attempts.

“Detroit: Become Human” Review

“Detroit: Become Human” Review

Despite what pundits think about David Cage and his directorial style when it comes to video games, his projects with Quantic Dream never seem to fail at providing a polarizing reaction.  This time it’s with Detroit: Become Human, a sci-fi look at slavery.

“Vampyr” Review

“Vampyr” Review

Dontnod Entertainment is a modern-day example of a studio rising from the ashes to become a relevant name in the gaming industry. After Remember Me‘s mixed reception, the episodic teen drama stories in Life is Strange were met with monumental success, leading to a lot of growth for the French development team. The developer’s latest project, Vampyr, is one that should inspire interest because of its intriguing setting and unique gameplay mechanics, but its pacing and bland combat woefully bring […]

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