“The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt” review

This is it. The game everybody’s been waiting for. I may be exaggerating, but I feel like both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 systems have been waiting for “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt” because aside from “Dragon Age: Inquisition” we haven’t had a real fantasy role-playing game since their release. Not to mention the buzz it’s gotten […]

“Mortal Kombat X” review

Games like “Mortal Kombat X” come with a pedigree that reaches back years. Fighting games have such an ingrained presence in all of gaming that many people only associate video games with “Street Fighter” or “Mortal Kombat.” Couple that “MK’s” history of gratuitous violence, and you’ve got a game that is impossible to pass up […]

“Pillars of Eternity” review

  Obsidian Entertainment’s “Pillars of Eternity,” funded by the donations of those on Kickstarter, has finally arrived. First things first though. “Pillars” is an old school RPG. For those not sure what that means, let me elaborate. This game operates off of some pretty strict rules as well as some that are very similar to […]

“Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number” review

Synth-80s-house music was not my thing for a long time, but it became my thing while killing droves of faceless foes in a neon haze while it pumped in the background. “Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number” is exactly what you’d expect it to be: Brutal violence layered within a top-down shooter that is fast-paced and punishing. […]

“Darkest Dungeon” review

Eldritch horrors, secrets hidden in the ruins of a fallen estate and the promise of victory all wait for the player who tries to brave the “Darkest Dungeon.” An indie title from Red Hook Studios and funded through Kickstarter, “Darkest Dungeon” is a rogue-like turn-based combat game. As you crawl through the ruins of the […]

What’s up with Amiibos

An Amiibo is a small plastic statue with a chip inside that can be read by the Nintendo Wii U Gamepad controller allowing players to scan their favorite characters and unlock content in games like “Super Smash Bros. for Wii U,” “Mario Kart 8” and Hyrule Warriors.”‘ So far, the Amiibos are comprised entirely of characters from “Super […]

“The Crew” review

Racing games come in many forms, and we’ve had no shortage of them over the years as far as consoles are concerned. Where “The Crew” stands out among them is in the fact that it seamlessly blends open-world exploration and drop-in cooperative play without any apparent hitch in gameplay flow. While this is extremely cool and […]