Category: Xbox One

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“Carrion” Review

author image by Jon Yelenic | Nintendo Switch PC Reviews Steam Xbox One | 0 Comments | 22 Jul 2020

Horror games typically like to trap you in a setting with a big, bad, powerful enemy. When applied well, it adds a layer of challenge, but more importantly, a layer of fear. It sets a tone that can force you…

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“SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated” Review

author image by Danreb Victorio | Nintendo Switch PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 14 Jul 2020

THQ somehow found a way to make a SpongeBob SquarePants game more than decent, and it ended up with a cult following, particularly with the speedrunning community. All that was enough for this 17-year-old 2003 Nickelodeon property to end up getting a 2020 remaster, and as someone that’s never played the game before, I see the appeal.

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“CrossCode” Review

author image by Danreb Victorio | Nintendo Switch PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Steam Xbox One | 0 Comments | 10 Jul 2020

While this one aims to bring us back to the golden age of JRPGs, this might actually take enthusiasts back to even further depths.

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“Streets of Rage 4” Review

author image by Filippo Dinolfo | Nintendo Switch PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Steam Xbox One | 0 Comments | 29 Apr 2020

Anticipation and expectations can lead to disappointment. This is particularly true when the subject of those emotions is the return of a fondly remembered franchise. Can the final product live up to what you imagine? Streets of Rage is a…

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“Resident Evil: Resistance” Review

author image by Jon Yelenic | PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 28 Apr 2020

The remakes of Resident Evil 2 and 3 are titles partially built on nostalgia; they’re reimaginings of some of the most influential survival-horror titles in gaming history, rebuilt from the ground up on new hardware. Newcomers can jump into them,…

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“Resident Evil 3” Review

author image by Jon Yelenic | PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 07 Apr 2020

Capcom has been on a bit of a hot streak lately when it comes to the Resident Evil franchise. It started with 2016’s Resident Evil VII, and then they followed it up with a remake of Resident Evil 2 three…

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“Ori and the Will of the Wisps” Review

author image by Jordan Elek | PC Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 26 Mar 2020

When I first played Ori and the Blind Forest, I was caught off guard by just how good it was. Above all else, it was beautiful, both visually and thematically, and the entirety of the design let me enjoy that…

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“Bloodroots” Review

author image by Jon Yelenic | Nintendo Switch PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 17 Mar 2020

If you took the gameplay loop of Hotline Miami, mixed it with a visual style reminiscent of the works of Genndy Tartakovsky (Samurai Jack, Star Wars: The Clone Wars) and wrapped it all up in a blood-soaked revenge plot, you…

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“Code Shifter” Review

author image by Filippo Dinolfo | Nintendo Switch PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Steam Xbox One | 0 Comments | 18 Feb 2020

Arc System Works is known for their stylish and technically sound fighting games. Over the years, they’ve developed a number of unique characters. Recently with their acquisition of the Technos properties, they’ve also become the stewards for beloved franchises like…

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"Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot" Review

author image by Jon Yelenic | PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Steam Xbox One | 0 Comments | 26 Jan 2020

On the surface, Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot has everything that a successful Dragon Ball game should have: fast-paced combat, the ability to train characters and customize their movesets, and an open world with a variety of activities and sidequests —…

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“Gears 5” Review

author image by Alex Quevedo | Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 25 Oct 2019

We’re going back to war. Well, not really. Xbox Game Studios and The Coalition are taking us back to the Gears franchise but dropping the “of War” portion of the title and simply offering us Gears 5. But will this…

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Children of Morta – SmashPad Live Archive

author image by Chris Selogy | Nintendo Switch PlayStation 4 Steam Videos Xbox One | 0 Comments | 19 Oct 2019

We checked out the new game published by the devs of This War of Mine and Frostpunk that is a surprisingly great roguelite action RPG. It’s made by Dead Mage and is out now on PS4 and Xbox One, but…

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