Games Reviews


Minit Review - Gone In 60 Seconds

Time is not often a resource that you need to think about when going on an adventure. Zelda patiently waits in Hyrule Castle while Link finishes up shrines in ...

Kerbal Space Program: Making History Review - Shoot For The Mun

The famous Einstein quote that "science is never finished" has never been more perfectly exemplified in a video game than in Kerbal Space Program. After four y...


Orwell: Ignorance Is Strength Review - Staunch Surveillance

2016’s Orwell tapped into our collective fears about online surveillance, the manipulation of information, and our fast-eroding sense of personal privacy i...

MLB The Show 18 Review: A Home Run

This year's MLB The Show pushes the franchise's visuals, mechanics, and authenticity to new heights. Marginal updates to the Franchise mode and some of the sam...


Sea Of Thieves Review: Set Sail With Trepidation

Sea of Thieves conveys nature's beauty and wrath with aplomb, and sailing across the open ocean in a creaky vessel can make you fall in love with its impressiv...

Batman: The Enemy Within Episode 5 Review - No More Joking Around

In the season finale for The Enemy Within , an exhausted, bloody, and beaten Joker asks Batman a question: "Did you ever think of me as your friend?" It's a s...


H1Z1 Review: Still On The Ground Floor

Battle royale games have evolved rapidly in the past year with the likes of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite , but H1Z1's early access version cap...

Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom Review - A Regal Joyride

Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom is ambitious. It's a character-driven RPG that doubles as a kingdom simulator and even occasionally becomes a real-time strategy...


A Way Out Review: You Can't Have One Without The Other

A Way Out is not really the hard-hitting, serious, emotional tale of two convicts escaping prison it appears to be. At times, it successfully strikes those n...

Detective Pikachu Review: Elementary, My Dear Watt-son

Pikachu is normally very cute and a little bit sassy, but its Detective variety is unlike any Pikachu you've ever seen. Detective Pikachu plays with your expec...


Yakuza 6: The Song Of Life Review: A Hard Boiled Old Boy

The Yakuza franchise is over a decade old, and in that time, its feature set has predictably grown. Over six mainline entries, free-roam areas became more subs...

Attack On Titan 2 Review: Colossal Action

Far from being a mere video game adaptation of the anime, Attack on Titan 2 stands strongly as a character-driven action-RPG in its own right, with rewarding c...


Surviving Mars Review: Building The Final Frontier

It's been said that city simulators are best thought of as a series of stocks and flows. You have essential buildings that supply resources, which are then dis...

Bravo Team Review: Back To Basics

Well into 2018, we are past the point where VR is a new and novel experiment. Had Supermassive Games' Bravo Team released when the PSVR launched, we could at l...


Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Review

In Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, the struggle of coming to terms with past trauma and guilt comes out in a number of surprising ways. Developer Ninja Theory ch...

A Bite-Sized Delight

Building a sense of urgency and putting pressure on the player to complete a task quickly is something video games have achieved across many genres and dec...


The Thrill And Terror Of Making Monsters

The first season of Telltale’s Batman did an admirable job creating a version of Gotham unlike any other, with Bruce Wayne carefully managing his rel...

The Online Slump Continues

The boo-birds come out when perennial all-stars are ice cold in the opening months of the season. Fans believe these players didn’t take care of them...


A Bit Too Elementary, My Dear Pikachu

Pikachu was never intended to be the face of Pokémon, but thanks to the popular show, the adorable little electric mouse became the default mascot f...

A Split And Thrilling Conclusion

Telltale’s second season of Batman has a had a lot of moving pieces. The Riddler. Catwoman’s return to Gotham. Amanda Waller and Jim Gordon&rsq...


Big Sigh Country

After targeting tin-pot dictators and megalomaniacs across the globe, Far Cry 5 sets its sights closer to home. This entry moves the open-world mayhem to H...

Fun In A Shallow Pool

Sea of Thieves is like the kiddy-pool at the waterpark. They’re both pirate-themed, they both feature fun activities improved by having friends with ...


A Not-Always-Dynamic Duo

A Way Out must be played with a partner in crime, creating cooperation, antagonism, and communication between the game's two characters, Leo and Vincen...

Not Quite A Winning Move

While Sam Barlow’s previous game, Her Story, channels the appeal of older technology to tell an enriching mystery, his latest effort stokes more cur...


A Bloody Good Party

Vermintide 2 shamelessly wears its influences on its sleeve. A love letter to both Left 4 Dead and Diablo, the game casts you as a party of characters fend...

Building An Imperfect Union

No government is perfect. While many idealistic concepts give birth to new nations, the implementation of those ideas usually strays from the intent &ndash...


The Dragons Fiery Conclusion

The Yakuza series is stronger than ever, with the recent wave of PlayStation 4 remasters and a new prequel game bringing Kazuma Kiryu to appreciative new a...

The Pink Puff Goes On Auto-Pilot

For better or worse, Kirby is Nintendo’s most consistent franchise. New entries come often, and they don’t stray too far from the “pretty...


War And Laughter

Let it never be said that indie developer The Behemoth hasn’t carved out its own unique identity thanks to the studios blend of stylish art and offbe...

Weathering Life And Loss

The first Life is Strange made its mark for showcasing the hardships of life and the parts about us we often hide from the world. The developers’ cou...