Tag: Video games

Apr
16

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 […]

Apr
03

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 […]

Mar
27

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 […]

Mar
21

Current-Gen Exclusive Assassin’s Creed Unity Revealed

I dislike the use of the term ‘next-gen’ as a reference to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. They were next-gen before they were released. Now they are current-gen, with the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 4 becoming, if not retro, […]

Mar
18

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 […]

Jan
30

Kalypso Media Confirm Tropico 5 for PlayStation 4

We here at Marooners’ Rock are huge fans of the Tropico series. Much to our excitement, Kalypso Media has announced moments ago that Tropico 5 will be coming to the PlayStation4. My guess is that it’ll come to Xbox One […]

Jan
20

Review: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PC)

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance was easily one of my favorite games of 2013. I had the pleasure of reviewing it on the Xbox 360 platform, and found myself, for the first time, truly loving a Metal Gear game. A lot of […]

Oct
02

Batman Month: The Best Batman Games (that don’t have Arkham in the title)

It’s that time of year again. The nights are getting longer, the chill is in the air, the shadows are getting scarier… and that’s the time of the Dark Knight! So, as year 3 of Batman Month begins again, I […]

Oct
02

Review: Class of Heroes II (Vita)

Sony has taken an interesting track with the Vita. There are precious few new games being launched, but there is certainly a deluge of PSP titles rehashed over the past few months. They are a guilty pleasure of mine though, […]

Oct
02

Review: Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory (PS3)

I have covered a great many JRPG’s over the years, especially from NIS, and at first glance, Hyperdimension Neptuina Victory looks like the same old retread, and in many ways it is. The audience here is well established, but there […]