“XCOM 2” review

“XCOM 2” starts off with a bang, as players witness an attack during a ceremony celebrating the great unification between humans and the alien beings who invaded earth during “XCOM: Enemy Unknown.” It seems that Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum lost, as we’re all now “peacefully” co-existing with those violent E.T.s we fought so hard against, […]

“Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate” review

  With the industrial revolution looming in London, child labor is at an all-time high, gangs roam the streets and the world takes tentative strides towards technological progress. What does this mean for you? More Assassin and Templar shenanigans. That’s all fine and dandy since “Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate” feels like a much fresher and well […]

“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 […]

“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 […]