Category: PlayStation 4

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“13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim” Review

author image by Brandon Perkins | PlayStation 4 Reviews | 0 Comments | 09 Oct 2020

The game I’m reviewing was almost a total failure. I don’t mean the production of the game (it was long, but fruitful). I mean the release. The first weeks of this game’s release in 2019 were a major downturn from…

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“Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time” Review

author image by Jon Yelenic | PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 05 Oct 2020

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time maintains the spirit and core identity of the trio of games it serves as a sequel to, but I don’t think that’s entirely a good thing. Its solid controls, wacky humor sprinkled throughout the…

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“Shing!” Review

author image by Eduard Gafton | Nintendo Switch PlayStation 4 Reviews Steam Xbox One | 0 Comments | 30 Sep 2020

With the revival of titles such as Streets of Rage and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game, 2020 has proven to be a great year for arcade brawlers so far. And whereas Shing!, the newest project from Mass Creation,…

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“WWE 2K Battlegrounds” Review

author image by Danreb Victorio | Nintendo Switch PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 25 Sep 2020

After the viral travesty that was WWE 2K20, 2K has taken a bit of a break on their marquee WWE series. While the next release is being figured out, we’ve been treated to the far more outlandish and arcade-like WWE…

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“Marvel’s Avengers” Review

author image by Alex Quevedo | PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 13 Sep 2020

Marvel’s Avengers is a game that’s been through a bit of a rough go–sort of slammed for not being the MCU version of the characters, delayed due to COVID-19 shut downs, and a beta that was fine, but I personally…

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“NBA 2K21” (PS4, X1) Review

author image by Danreb Victorio | PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 08 Sep 2020

Everyone is already well aware of how weird this year is, so we don’t have to go into any details about that, but even weirder is the fact that annual sports games didn’t get delayed despite virtually every sport going through that fate. So here we are, in the midst of the playoffs, and next season’s NBA game is already on store shelves.

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“Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2” Review

author image by Jon Yelenic | Articles PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 07 Sep 2020

The name “Tony Hawk” means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. For some, he’s a skateboarding icon famous for “the 900” and other impressive feats performed during his long career, but for many others, he’s…

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“Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout” Review

author image by Jon Yelenic | Articles PlayStation 4 Reviews Steam | 0 Comments | 06 Aug 2020

Battle royales are intense — the premise of being cast into a battle arena filled with dozens of other players in a high-stakes game of hide-and-seek is enough to make every game an intense experience where no two matches are…

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“Destroy All Humans!” Review

author image by Eduard Gafton | PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 04 Aug 2020

What is a remake in 2020? Well, look at Resident Evil 3 and you’ll see a game that is entirely different from the original, mostly for the better, but in some ways also for the worse. In the same vein,…

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[Summer Game Fest 2020] Hands-On: CrisTales

author image by Danreb Victorio | Nintendo Switch PlayStation 4 PlayStation 5 Xbox One Xbox Series X | 0 Comments | 27 Jul 2020

It’s no secret that the SmashPad staff has a penchant for RPGs, so when we were urged to try out CrisTales after its demo came out a few days ago, we thought it would at least be worth a try….

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[Summer Game Fest 2020] Hands-On: Haven

author image by Danreb Victorio | Nintendo Switch PC PlayStation 4 Previews Steam Xbox One | 0 Comments | 27 Jul 2020

One of the more interesting demo offerings as part of Microsoft’s Summer of Gaming lineup is Haven, and it’s definitely shaping up to be an indie release to keep an eye on this year. From the demo I played, Haven…

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“Ghost of Tsushima” Review

author image by Danreb Victorio | PlayStation 4 Reviews | 0 Comments | 27 Jul 2020

First unveiled at Paris Games Week 2017, the latest project out of Sucker Punch was a far cry from the Sly Cooper and inFamous titles PlayStation fans had been accustomed to seeing. Instead, a samurai game with deep action mechanics…

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