Destiny 2

To say the original Destiny had an underwhelming launch is quite an understatement. Bungie’s supposed CoD killer was light on content, heavy on tedious grinding, and had a story that didn’t have time to explain […]

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NBA 2K18

Descending from up on high, it’s that time of year where I get excited about the latest NBA 2K release and remember what it fleetingly feels like to be an idealistic youngster. Discussion of the […]

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Project Cars 2

Passed down through the generations of Western culture is the sentiment that the wheels on the bus go round and round. I wish to challenge this notion. Such a tight focus on the wheels, their […]

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Absolver

Absolver is an open-world fighting game. It’s by Sloclap, a French indie studio, and I knew nothing about them or their game before it turned up in my inbox. Aside from the usual whisperings, that […]

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SteamWorld Dig 2

I can’t say that I was ever expecting a sequel to SteamWorld Dig. While Rusty’s adventure into the depths beneath Tumbleton is an absolute blast, I couldn’t imagine a sequel being anything but a rehash. […]

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XCOM 2: War of the Chosen

XCOM 2 was a fantastic game (though fraught with technical problems) and ended up being one of my favorite games of last year. Those technical problems are still mostly present, apparently not having been fixed […]

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Knack II

Knack was a classic case of an okay game with some great yet underdeveloped ideas. A protagonist who shrinks and grows with the absorption of relics wasn’t just an immediate way to show off how […]

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Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

As a relatively active gamer, I always marvel at those series which reach the high sequel numbers without catching my attention previously. Not to say I’ve played them all; for example, I’ve never tried out […]

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ARK: Survival Evolved

That’s it. We’ve reached peak game. At last, after more than two decades of gaming, we finally have a piece of software where you can tame and ride dinosaurs. I can already hear Blizzard closing […]

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Madden NFL 18

Madden NFL 18 is astonishingly the 29th entry in the Madden NFL series, which is something I wasn’t aware of until I sat down to write this review. Of course, as with all sports game […]

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