Doom’s 2016 release is something of a milestone for the series: after skipping a generation with no brand new games since the 3rd entry, the franchise is back. What’s more, this iteration takes the original release as a much stronger source of inspiration, avoiding the more horror-orientated design of Doom 3. The result is a […]Read more "Review: Doom (PC)"
I was skeptical of Overwatch; as a team-based shooter, it felt like too big a departure from the games I expect and enjoy from Blizzard. That skepticism, however, has proven totally unnecessary, as Overwatch is a fantastic surprise from Blizzard’s foray into a genre they had not previously approached.Read more "Review: Overwatch (PC)"
Hyper Light Drifter is a game many would describe in relationship to other franchises; a mash-up of old-school Legend of Zelda and Dark Souls first and foremost. While these descriptions would be apt, they only scratch the surface of what Heart Machine has developed here. True to the real beauty of independent games, Hyper Light […]Read more "Review: Hyper Light Drifter (PC)"
Darkest Dungeon delivers a unique blend of rogue-like elements, RPG dungeon crawling and action, and a grim world inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft.Read more "Review: Darkest Dungeon (PC)"
The release of Dragon’s Dogma on PC shows that this RPG still provides some of the most exciting and fun combat found in any genre. From leveling up abilities that can engulf battlefields in fire, to climbing a cyclops and stabbing him in the eye, Dragon’s Dogma proves it is the master of fantasy combat. […]Read more "Review: Dragon’s Dogma (PC)"
Fallout 4, as you may have heard by now, holds true to the Bethesda formula quite a bit – even the familiar mix of fun and game-breaking bugs. Despite that focus on what is tried and true, and even with some very annoying bugs that are being patched out, Fallout 4 is a reminder that […]Read more "Review: Fallout 4"
The Elder Scrolls Online launched amid many MMOs seeking to dethrone World of Warcraft as its subscription numbers plummeted before its recent expansion. Regrettably, things have not gone so well for these new contenders in the MMO field. It is good to see World of Warcraft picking up yet again with innovative new features and […]Read more "Elder Scrolls Online Console Release Date, Subscription-free Options"
Dragon Age: Inquisition is Bioware’s latest grand RPG venture, and quite possibly their most important of recent history. Bioware’s latest works, whether justifiably or not, have continually garnered more severe scrutiny than the average AAA game. While a myriad of reasons could explain this, it did not help that the previous Dragon Age installment received […]Read more "Review: Dragon Age: Inquisition (PC)"
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is a fascinating game with the polish of a strong franchise, akin to the rise of the Batman Arkham games. The main hook of Shadow of Mordor is its combination of gameplay systems lifted out of the Arkham games and Assassin’s Creed, which are then combined with a unique new element […]Read more "Review: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (PC)"
This tour takes an in-depth into the garrisons of WoW’s latest expansion, including how the structures can be improved and how Blizzard has tied them into the overall game.Read more "A Visual Tour of Garrisons in World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor (PC)"