“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 […]

“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 […]

“Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare” review

“Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare” puts you in the shoes of a soldier on the cutting edge of technological combat working with a paramilitary corporation. This iteration of the franchise gives the player new and unique game mechanics as well as some borrowed from other games. Armed with a boost pack, some grenades that show the location […]