Archive for the ‘Reviews’ Category
  • Unepic (Review) Wii U

    Posted by on February 10, 2014 under Reviews, Wii U
    Developed by Francisco Téllez de Meneses, Unepic is a 2D metrovania role-playing game that places you in the role of Daniel, an eccentric young man who enjoys playing video games and spending time with his friends. One evening, while participating in a game of pen and paper Dungeons & Dragons with some friends, Daniel decides to leave the group to use the bathroom. To his dismay, the b... more.
  • Dominions 4: Thrones of Ascension (Review) PC

    Posted by on February 10, 2014 under PC, Reviews
    Dominions 4 takes a unique approach to the 4x strategy genre. It involves bringing forth your Pretender, which is much similar to a god or demigod. You also need to have an enormous army to accompany your false prophet to help spread his word. As you conquer the neighboring provinces and continue to build your army, word will spread throughout the land about your Pretender. By building shrines ... more.
  • This Means War? – Air Conflicts: Vietnam (Review) XBox 360

    Posted by on February 10, 2014 under Reviews, Xbox 360
    I've always been more of the world championship winning, monster slashing kind of gamer. But with that being said, I set aside my "win championships and monster battles, not wars" mentality and gave Air Conflicts: Vietnam by Games Farm and bitComposer Entertainment A.G. a valiant try -- a try that proved to be somewhat disappointing. AC: V is an arcade flight game that is set in the Vietnam Er... more.
  • Lucifer Ring – Retro Rush (Review) Playstation 3

    Posted by on January 27, 2014 under Portables, PS3, Reviews
    The second release in MonkeyPawGames' 'Retro Rush' campaign happens to be one of the first hack 'n slashers ever released for PSOne. Developed by Toshiba Emi and never released Stateside, Lucifer Ring follows the story of Nash, a young warrior looking to stop the evil wizard Blair from opening the gates of Hell with the Lucifer Rings. As a game, Lucifer Ring is surprisingly addictive with enoug... more.
  • Double Dragon – Retro Rush (Review) Playstation 3

    Posted by on January 27, 2014 under Portables, PS3, Reviews
    Developer MonkeyPawGames is known for releasing rare, hard to find PSOne games on the Playstation Network. In fact, some of their more recent releases include Arc the Lad III and the critically-acclaimed Tomba! - a 2D platformer that follows the comical exploits of Tomba (known as Tombi in Europe) as he battles a group of evil pigs. In recent weeks, MonkeyPawGames announced a new campaign calle... more.
  • Dungeon of the Endless (Preview) PC

    Posted by on January 24, 2014 under Euro, PC, Reviews
    Dungeon of the Endless is a roguelike game that incorporates turn-based combat and traditional puzzle solving. After crash landing at an unknown location, you and your crew members must protect your ship’s generator while exploring an ‘endless’ dungeon. While most roguelike games have you crawling dungeons by yourself, Dungeon of the Endless includes additional survivors that will join yo... more.
  • Blood of the Werewolf (Review) PC

    Posted by on January 23, 2014 under PC, Reviews
    Blood of the Werewolf by Scientifically Proven evokes so many emotions that it's difficult to pinpoint them all. It could be that its protagonist, Selena, is a woman scorned by the recent death of her husband and the kidnapping of her son, Nickoli. Selena's family comes from a thinning line of werewolves who have managed to somehow integrate themselves into society, while keeping their full moon c... more.
  • Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut (Review) PC

    Posted by on January 23, 2014 under PC, Reviews
    Deadly Premonition is a PlayStation 3 release that has made its way to the Windows PC platform. To the dismay of gamers, this port had a very rocky launch on Steam. Gamers went to the official Steam forums to complain about in-game glitches that affected gameplay. Some of these glitches include unexplainable crashes and poor performance on high-end gaming rigs. Rising Star Games listened to the... more.
  • Sonic Lost World (Review) Wii U

    Posted by on January 23, 2014 under Reviews, Wii U
    Fans of Sonic the Hedgehog have been waiting for well over two decades to play a Sonic game that is worthy of their nostalgia. Ever since the award-winning release of Sonic Adventure on Dreamcast, gamers have felt that Sega hasn't been doing their blue mascot justice. He has partnered up with his arch nemesis, Mario, for the Olympics, and has starred in a handful of self-titled releases for Wii, 3... more.
  • Fighter Within (Review) Xbox One

    Posted by on January 11, 2014 under Reviews, Xbox One
    Microsoft is determined to make games more interactive with their Kinect peripheral. With the introduction of Kinect 2.0, we were promised a 'smarter' Kinect that could detect the user's heartbeat, monitor  body temperature and even track the person's movements more efficiently, among other features. In retrospect, we were promised a better Kinect experience overall. Fighter Within by Ubisoft ... more.