Battle Chasers: Nightwar is a clever and well-conceived RPG with rewardingly deep turn-based battles. The excellent music and visual design more [...]

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Dragon Ball FighterZ looks set to be the best Dragon Ball game in a long time, but I’ve definitely been let down before. How well the final game teaches [...]

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Knack II Review

Knack II is a great example of a sequel making things right. A lot of the characters dampen the story as they did the first game, but Knack’s personality and the cartoony villains are enough to keep things entertaining. The strengths of the first game […]

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Patapon is an excellent idea executed badly. The focus on grinding fails to create a rewarding sense of progression when it boils down to entering the same basic patterns over and over. Throw in some more commands to use in more dynamic ways and speed […]

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Splatoon 2 Review

Splatoon 2 is a wonderfully fresh feeling game. Though it isn’t a huge step from the first game, everything feels broader here while still being notably more refined. Topping off the core multiplayer modes with a fun campaign and great co-op mode means there’s a […]

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Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is a faithful rebuilding of the original three Crash games, yet it feels so much better than they do today. The positive vibes and joyous aesthetic cut through the sometimes-dubious gameplay, while simplifications and updates to the structure and systems […]

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Sony has set the gold standard for press conferences for a couple of years now, so their 2017 showing had some mighty large boots to fill. It seems though that PlayStation chose to stand on the shoulders of their past successes more than they tried […]

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Puyo Puyo Tetris is an extensively featured puzzle game with so many ways to play on your own, with friends, or online. The diversity included makes it an excellent package for Tetris or Puyo Puyo, as well as equally commendable new mixes. While its story […]

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Yooka-Laylee Review

Despite the dozens of complaints I have, I still had a blast playing Yooka-Laylee. At its core, the characters feel great and play well. For all the frustrating time spent figuring out some environments, I spent plenty more blissfully collecting each and every item in […]

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Horizon Zero Dawn is an amazing first entry in what is bound to become a significant video game franchise. To establish such a rich fiction filled with interesting and nuanced characters, settings, cultures and politics is no small feat. To commit to combat mechanics built […]

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