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Dropzone Steam Early Access Impressions

by David Pooleon February 17, 2017
We’ve covered Dropzone before, having left E3 with a solid first impression. It’s been a good six months as players have been doing battle in the closed beta, honing their skills and figuring out great strategies. Due to fan feedback, the game now enters Steam Early Access, making it accessible to all. With the early […]

Street Fighter V Adds Kolin to Season 2

by David Pooleon February 9, 2017
Street Fighter V is approaching its one year anniversary, and having Akuma kick off the characters for Season 2 in December, it’s about time that the next character gets announced. For any that have played the story mode of Street Fighter V, the newest fighter may seem familiar, as she had a prominent role in […]

Review | Resident Evil VII: Biohazard

by David Pooleon February 8, 2017
Reinventing the wheel isn’t always easy to do with a video game franchise, as many tried and true formulas don’t always translate with the conversion process. Sometimes it works fantastically, like Metroid to Metroid: Prime, or Final Fantasy to Final Fantasy: Tactics. Other times it doesn’t exactly work, often being left as a one-off experiment […]

Review in Progress | Resident Evil VII: Biohazard

by David Pooleon February 3, 2017
Resident Evil VII: Biohazard has been out for about a week now, even having its first downloadable content releasing so soon after launch. Many players have picked up the game, and though we’re still managing to survive the Baker household to give our readers a review, it’s taking a little longer than anticipated. With that […]

Preview | Torment: Tides of Numenera

by David Pooleon January 23, 2017
Computer Role-Playing Games, or CRPGs, are a bit of a dying breed these days. What used to be incredibly commonplace in the early years of video games has become much more simplified, eliminating many of the defining features almost completely from a gameplay standpoint. Many CRPGs were based on classic tabletop ideas like Dungeons & […]

Review | The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series – A New Frontier: Episode 1 and 2

by David Pooleon December 29, 2016
It’s been over two years since Telltale Games left fans in suspense on what would happen next in their critically acclaimed The Walking Dead series. Within that time, they’ve had a chance to experience telling multiple stories across different universes, utilizing characters that they’ve created themselves as well as iconic heroes like Batman. They’ve also […]

Review | Batman: The Telltale Series – Episode Five: City of Light

by David Pooleon December 21, 2016
Closing off the season of Batman: The Telltale Series, episode five wraps up several plot points while still leaving room for new ones to start. Telltale managed to successfully establish a new universe for these familiar characters, creating a divide that keeps it from the general status quo. Compared to the previous episode, the pacing […]

Review | Watch Dogs 2

by David Pooleon November 30, 2016
Ubisoft has an interesting reputation when it comes to new IPs. They tend to release a AAA title that gets a lot of hype, and often times, the game doesn’t live up to the hype. Despite not meeting the expectations of tons of fans, the potential for these titles is unmistakable. Assassin’s Creed is a […]

Review | Batman: The Telltale Series – Episode Four: Guardian of Gotham

by David Pooleon November 25, 2016
Telltale Games is getting close to wrapping up their first Batman story with the penultimate episode of the the season. Episode Four: Guardian of Gotham, starts to focus on what will surely be an exciting climax, though it’s clear that Telltale also wanted to use this episode to plant seeds for future installments. What most […]

The NES Classic Edition: In Nintendo’s Defense

by David Pooleon November 11, 2016
Today was the launch of Nintendo’s retro-inspired NES Classic Edition console, a miniature system with 30 beloved games already loaded. While many have criticized the incredibly short controller cable, the system has still gained a lot of surprising demand in such a short span of time. This has caused many of the systems to fly […]

Review | World of Final Fantasy

by David Pooleon November 11, 2016
When Square-Enix announced World of Final Fantasy at E3 last year, it was meant to be a celebration of the iconic series. Giving many of the well known characters throughout the years a “chibi” style makeover, the game definitely didn’t focus on utilizing the power of the hardware. Instead, it focused on creating an accessible […]