Occasionally, games can seem like a jumble of ideas, with little sense of unity. Or perhaps, efforts like the recent release of Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland happen to blend ideas together so seamlessly, ...Read More »
Occasionally, games can seem like a jumble of ideas, with little sense...
With 35 million consoles sold across the last two years, the Switch is...
Not long ago, almost every first- and third-person shooter included a ...
If you started playing Rebellion Developments’ Sniper Elite series on ...
There are several satisfyingly subversive elements in Shakedown Hawaii...
With 35 million consoles sold across the last two years, the Switch is one of the hottest platforms right now. While that’s great news for Nintendo, it’s also a huge win for system owners, who ...Read More »
There’s a multitude of games built around the hypothetical. Each offers a succinct, moderately thoughtful response to imagined scenarios like apocalyptic situations, or geopolitical predicaments. But Toshima-based Compile Heart habitually digs deeper. From Hyperdimension Neptunia’s allegory ...Read More »
Not long ago, almost every first- and third-person shooter included a single player campaign. That’s not the case anymore. Titles like Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Overwatch, and Rainbow Six Siege have all ditched ...Read More »
If you started playing Rebellion Developments’ Sniper Elite series on the third or fourth iteration, the recently released remaster of Sniper Elite V2 is going to feel regressive. Unsurprisingly, the latter two entries showcase a ...Read More »
With the arrival of Atelier Lulua, a legion of Belmonts, and Sonic and the gang, this is a rather fruitful week for new releases. Beyond the arrival of The Scion of Arland, Castlevania Anniversary Collection, ...Read More »
Zombotron is all about reconnoitering underground recesses filled with the angry undead. Here, we are the invader, making our way deeper into the labyrinthine depths. With Assault on Metaltron we switch to a defensive role, ...Read More »
Some developers leap across genres like a frog jumping from one lilypond to the next. But that’s not the case for EasyTech, A Chinese studio who’s been crafting historically based, turn-based war titles for over ...Read More »
There are several satisfyingly subversive elements in Shakedown Hawaii, Vblank Entertainment’s second open-world action game. The game’s aging, once-wealthy protagonist once celebrated stagnancy by writing a book entitled, “My Company Runs Itself: I’m at the ...Read More »
With a title that which references Icarus’ ill-fated flight, Close to the Sun is yet another warning of humanity’s hubris. Once more, technology is fashioned without consideration of consequence. The results are expectedly harrowing. Amidst ...Read More »