Game of Thrones: The Lost Lords Review

Iron from Ice was Telltale’s first attempt at capturing the essence of the wildly successful HBO show within the walls of its point and click adventure formula. It did so with mixed results. The Lost Lords, as a whole, takes…

Tales of Xillia 2 Review

Tales of Xillia was a huge departure for Bandai Namco’s Tales franchise. It’s sequel continues that trend in a new way, introducing mechanics and elements not only foreign to the Tales series, but also to most JRPG franchises. Pushing to…

Telltale’s The Walking Dead Season 2 Review

Be warned this review does contain spoilers. It is recommended you play Season One and Two of Telltale’s The Walking Dead before viewing. Clementine’s struggle is very real: she is a child in a horrifying and unforgiving world, and the…

Abyss Odyssey Review

Saving Chile (and, you know, the world) can be pretty difficult. Especially when you’re frenemies with the source of the impending doom. You deride the Abyss and its both effortless and indiscriminate destruction throughout the 19th-century South American countryside, but…

The Wolf Among Us Season 1 Review

The pages of any Raymond Chandler or Chester Himes novel can make almost any reader feel like a hardboiled gumshoe. You can live in the dark, twisted corners of fictionalized versions of real-life locales, dirtied by the urchins who grow…

The Wolf Among Us Episode 5: Cry Wolf Review

Who’ll protect you from the Big Bad Wolf? TellTale puts a big emphasis on choice in their games these days. The Wolf Among Us’s final episode “Cry Wolf,” and really the series as a whole, manages to become a new benchmark…

The Wolf Among Us: In Sheep’s Clothing Review

There’s something missing in the 4th episode of Telltale’s The Wolf Among Us. The writing is consistently high quality, it runs as it always has, but it’s somewhat empty in comparison to every installment before it. In a vacuum, this…

Child of Light Review

I don’t know what to feel. Since it was first revealed earlier this year, I had nothing but great expectations for this game. Storybook RPG built on the UbiArt engine? That’s a great premise on paper. But by the end…

Luftrauser Review

Are you a score chaser, always looking for bigger, better numbers? Are you a shmup die-hard that feels right at home in bullet hell? Are you a indie fiend who can never get enough of lo-fi visuals and chiptune audio?…

Dark Souls II Review

Following up in the Souls series is not an easy task, as Dark Souls proved when it followed up Demon’s Souls back in 2011. Dark Souls II, as a more straight forward sequel as opposed to a spiritual successor of…

6 Ways to Survive in Dark Souls 2

Dark Souls is a cruel mistress, one that will make you pay if you even think of disrespecting her.