Tag: Review


Review: Batman Arkham Origins Blackgate Deluxe Edition (PS3)

So, a Metroid-style sequel to a prequel that was a handheld but ported to console. Well, let’s see if Batman still has it. (Special note: Having never played the handheld version, this review is entirely based on this console version of […]


Review: Trials Fusion (XBO)

It’s been just shy of two years since the release of Trials Evolution, the widely acclaimed follow-up to the equally acclaimed Trials HD from Ubisoft’s RedLynx development team. Today, the highly anticipated third console entry in the burgeoning franchise has […]


Review: TowerFall Ascension (PC)

Over the years, I’ve bemoaned the disappearance of local multiplayer in video games. Most of this was due to the fact that my household only had one Xbox 360, but two heavy gamers. This resulted in either one person sitting […]


Review: Final Fantasy X-X2 HD Remaster (PS3)

At exactly what point does a good game franchise start to decline? For plenty of fans of Square Enix’s Final Fantasy series, it probably started with the tenth entry, and over a decade later, the debate among fans has been whether that […]


Review: ZAGGsparq 6000

Nearly three years ago, I provided a review for the wonderful ZAGGsparq 2.0. It still works beautifully, and it has proven its worth time and time again over the years. Last summer, ZAGG released the new ZAGGsparq lineup, featuring a […]


Review: Knack (PS4)

With the release of the PS4, a new IP is introduced. That new IP is Knack. With its simplistic gameplay, Knack makes it easy for any player to learn the game’s core mechanic. At the same time its difficult keeps the […]


Review: Rayman Legends (XBO)

Before Rayman Origins was released, it had been a long time since I had enjoyed, or been even remotely excited by, a Rayman game. As soon as I saw those opening trailers, though, I knew I was going to be […]


Review: Magus (PS3)

Doing a brand new IP in gaming is often a risky business. It can sometimes be safer to stick to well-known brands, but some new IPs can take off like lightning. Is Magus the next new brand?


Review: Blue Exorcist (Manga)

Blue Exorcist has an interesting story about a boy, Rin Okumura, who discovers that he is the son of Satan. This is a pretty intense series that is heavily based on dark themes. I haven’t read a story like this […]


Review: The Banner Saga (Steam via PC, Mac, Linux)

The chill of winter’s bite digs deep into your bones. The snow is thick and covered in blood. The drums of battle sound in a rhythmic pace. Looking from side to side you see your brothers in arms breathing heavily, […]