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Monday, August 21, 2017

“Infamous: Second Son” presents solid gameplay, beautiful graphics

“Infamous: Second Son,” from developer Sucker Punch, has finally made its way to PlayStation 4. Set in Seattle, this third-person action sandbox game is the first big title to hit Sony’s next-gen console. I’m...

“Titanfall” not quite titanic

Ever since it was announced, “Titanfall” has been hyped as the next big step in gaming. If you’ve been living under a rock, “Titanfall” is an online-only, competitive, futuristic first-person shooter (FPS) exclusive to...

“Strider” lacks creative punch

“Strider” is not Strider Hiryus’ first time in action, but a reboot of Capcom’s 1989 arcade game. The original was known for a lot of flashy moves, which the reboot has in abundance, bringing...

“Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze” a worthwhile magical adventure

Warning: This game is not for the faint of heart — it will drive you bananas. “Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze” is the sequel to Retro’s beloved “Donkey Kong Country Returns,” which was infamous...

“Bravely Default” Video Game Review

Japanese role playing games (JRPG) have a reputation for clinging to the past when it comes to gameplay. Square Enix, the long-loved developer of the “Final Fantasy” series, has been accused of this practice...

“Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition” Video Game Review

It is hard to say that one of the best-looking games from the PS3 and Xbox 360 needed a visual upgrade, but that is exactly what we got with “Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition." The...

“The Stanley Parable” Video Game Review

Ever wondered if your decisions in life meant anything? If you actually had the freedom to make your own choices? If your life just restarted day after day as if nothing had ever happened?...

Beta Scan: November Video Game Update

With the advent of next-generation consoles (PlayStation 4 and Xbox One), all the upcoming new game releases and continuations of popular series are both exciting and mysterious — but let’s hope they do not...

“Beyond: Two Souls” Review

“Beyond: Two Souls,” the second PlayStation 3 exclusive to come from French video game developer Quantic Dream, has yet again crafted a compelling and fascinating story. Quantic Dream already proved their ability to tell...

“Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX” Review

Technically, “Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX” does not provide anything new to fans as it is a remastering of the originals –– but it does offer advanced graphics, and introduces the Japanese exclusive “Final...