I’ve played Ratchet & Clank games since the duo first appeared in 2002, and I’ve been a big fan of the series since those days. Playing the PlayStation 4 reimagining of the original game was definitely fun, but some small changes make me uneasy about the game as a whole.Read more "As A Series Fan, The New Ratchet And Clank Has Me Conflicted"
Firewatch is a game about running away from your problems, told through the eyes of Henry, who is trying to avoid dealing with his wife Julia’s early-onset dementia. Its realistic characters and engrossing environment make Firewatch a success, albeit with small missteps.Read more "Review: Firewatch (PS4)"
Hardware: Rivals would be reminiscent of the Twisted Metal series, if playing Twisted Metal was unsatisfying.Read more "Review: Hardware: Rivals (PS4)"
Guerrilla Games showed new gameplay footage from Horizon Zero Dawn at Paris Games Week, which gives us a look at what we can expect when it launches next year. Based on the immense animal-like robots you face and the items you scavenge from them, it’s clear that HZD was at least partially inspired by the […]Read more "Horizon Zero Dawn Draws From Monster Hunter, But Rejects Some Of Its Best Features"
Destiny holds a very precarious place in my heart. It was one of my most hyped games in recent years, its launch was a very exciting and enjoyable time, and its end game went from good, to decent, to outright disappointing. Destiny 2.0 and The Taken King expansion hope to recapture the original promise of […]Read more "The Changes and Promises of Destiny 2.0"
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"
Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition Injustice came out towards the end of the last console generation, and received a release on the PS4 as well. It is NetherRealm’s most recent fighting game since the last Mortal Kombat. The basic premise is that, in an alternate universe, the lines between heroes and villains are blurred, […]Read more "Review: PS+ Free Games: December (PS4)"
The recent PlayStation Experience event was an opportunity for Sony to show off its 2015 lineup with no real competition for attention. The Order: 1886, a rather big yet mysterious new property for Sony was shown off on stage in a very limited sense, despite the game’s February 2015 release being right around the corner. […]Read more "Leaked Footage of The Order: 1886 Demo"
Sony’s first PlayStation Experience (PSX) event is going on this weekend, Dec. 6th and 7th, showing off trailers and gameplay for some of the biggest releases coming to Sony consoles in the next year. (UPDATE: The full PSX Keynote can be watched here.) Here’s a recap of some of the biggest news: No Man’s Sky […]Read more "PlayStation Experience 2014 Reaction"
The Call of Duty franchise seems to have become dependent on yearly releases following similar formulas and mechanics. This has lead the series, some would say, into a state of stagnation. Thankfully the latest entry, Advanced Warfare, seeks to reward both loyal fans as well as new and returning players with some fresh ideas and […]Read more "Review: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (PS4)"