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Josh’s Top 10 Games of 2018

Josh’s Top 10 Games of 2018

2018 was a year full of highly awaited sequels, anticipated new franchises and a surprising number of “battle royale” modes top publishers were trying to cash-in on due to Fortnite’s monstrous popularity. There have been let-downs, microtransaction debates and studios shutting down that have let franchises in limbo as well, but despite these topics of debate, 2018 saw one of the best years in gaming. All three consoles had stellar first party support and blockbuster multi-platform games such as Red […]

Alex’s Best of 2018

Alex’s Best of 2018

2018 was an interesting year for myself and gaming. To start the year, my apparently cheap self finally sprang for an external hard drive, ready to take on ALL THE GAMES… on just one console, because I didn’t buy two. But hey, I got the time!

Christian’s Top 10 Games of 2018

Christian’s Top 10 Games of 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, it’s a great time to reflect on what the year has brought us. With a few titles that were sure to shine, there were a few gems that seemed to have come out of nowhere. Although I wasn’t able to get to as many games as I had wished, this year still was a great year for gaming. On to my top 10!

God of War and Grief

God of War and Grief

Grief is a monster you cannot kill. You have to find a way to live with it. I avoided God of War for a long time because I wasn’t ready to play a character that was so casual about death.

“Octopath Traveler” Review

“Octopath Traveler” Review

When “Project Octopath Traveler” was first unveiled at the Nintendo Switch Reveal Event in late 2016, its visual style left gamers with collective “Ooos and Ahhs.”  We knew it would be a title to look out for, but we didn’t know that it would turn out to be a feature title that would end up pioneering the Switch as a go-to destination for JRPGs down the road.

“Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” Review

“Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” Review

When it comes to the success of the Switch, we’ve always talked about how integral the Wii U Evacuation Plan is.  But when the latest Super Smash Bros. was announced, we didn’t know whether it would be a port of the Wii U game or a new experience entirely, and it ended up being the latter and so much more. SO MUCH MORE.

“Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey” Review

“Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey” Review

The year off in 2016 for Assassin’s Creed was a much needed breath of fresh air as the series returned to reinvigorate the franchise into new and exciting directions. Origins was an instant success, breathing life into a stagnant series with new combat, exploration options and scenery. But unlike past yearly installments that tried to reinvent the wheel with each new iteration, Odyssey branches off of what Origins created and delivers one of the best entries into the long-running Assassin’s […]

“The Quiet Man” Review

“The Quiet Man” Review

The Quiet Man was an interesting little title that was shown at Square Enix’s E3 showcase.  I’m all about interesting.  Unfortunately, there aren’t a lot of good things to say about the game at all.

“Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee” Review

“Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee” Review

The announcement of Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee resulted in a mixed bag of emotions. There are Pokémon fans who hate Pokémon Go, Pokémon fans who hate the nostalgia trip of the original 151 Pokémon and would rather have a completely new and core Pokémon experience, and Pokémon fans who seemingly outgrew the formula and are upset to see what’s essentially “baby’s first RPG” made even more simple. Here’s the funny thing — it doesn’t matter what side […]

“Marvel’s Spider-Man: Turf Wars” DLC Review

“Marvel’s Spider-Man: Turf Wars” DLC Review

After starting off the DLC series with Black Cat, Marvel’s Spider-Man is back with part two of The City that Never Sleeps with Turf Wars, featuring Hammerhead. While The Heist had its highlights, it was too intimate of a setting and I had hoped we’d see a much larger expansion of the storyline. Not so much, unfortunately. What’s It About Turf Wars picks up shortly after the events of The Heist. I wasn’t incredibly clear on how far after, but […]

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