Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Review

Yo-ho, yo-ho, a pirate’s life for me.Yo-ho, yo-ho, a pirate’s life for me.  Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is 2013’s contribution to the annualized franchise. It breathes fresh air into the series, while expanding the scope of the game and…

Burial at Sea Part 1 Review

Bioshock Infinite was one of my favorite games of this year. The story was mind-bendingly awesome, the gameplay was fun and energetic, and exploring the world of Columbia was a treat. I was excited to hear that Burial at Sea,…

Ryse: Son of Rome Review

After Ryse was announced during E3, critics dealt this creative nonfiction story of Ancient Rome a bad hand. Although some of the arguments have truth to them, they are points that should help Ryse build on itself for any future…

Resogun Review

Resogun may be the PS4’s best launch title. Everything about it just explodes with fun, and every moment I haven’t spent playing it, I’ve been thinking about the scores I need to beat on my PSN friend’s list. A simple…

Contrast Review

Contrast is one of those puzzle platformers that relies quite heavily on its gimmick. In fact, its gimmick is one of the only good things Contrast has going for it. The game has you controlling the character Dawn, who appears…

How to Survive Review

Survival horror is one of those genres that has lost itself over time. Where’s the tension? Where’s the desperation? Most of the genres flagships have embraced third person shooting  and explosions as the new things-that-go-bump-in-the-night. Allow 505’s How to Survive…

Sonic Lost World Review

With this addition to the Sonic collection coming exclusively to Nintendo, it’s a little hard not to get excited for it since some of memorable games like Sonic Color and Sonic Adventure 2 Battles were exclusive to their respective Nintendo…

Rocksmith 2014 Review

Since the time I first saw Bruce Springsteen perform on TV at the age of 14, I’ve been a huge fan of good ol’ rock n roll. I’ve always wanted to learn how to play my favorite songs on guitar,…

Batman: Arkham Origins Review

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through Gotham City not a creature was stirring, except for The Batman and 8 deadly assassins out to kill him. If they succeed, they take home the ultimate gift, a 50 million dollar…

Orc Attack: Flatulent Rebellion Review

I had a dangerous epiphany about three hours into Orc Attack: Flatulent Rebellion: This game will never get better. I’ve seen everything I was going to see, did everything I was going to do, and any further steps I take into…

Beyond: Two Souls Review

Quantic Dream’s Beyond: Two Souls is the company’s second PS3 exclusive that tries to blend gaming and a cinematic experience together. Beyond is bigger in every way than Quantic Dream’s last game, Heavy Rain, but it’s lofty goals come off with varying degrees…

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Review

Some fairy tales aren’t meant for children and not all of them have happy endings. Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is one such tale. Brothers features a story of loss, adventure, love and eventually: coming of age. Brothers manages…