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The Sims Mobile Review: Waiting On This World to Change

By Brittany Vincent, Mar 06, 2018 7:00am PST

Electronic Arts has created a full-fledged version of The Sims that you can take on the go, but is it worth leaving the house and the real Sims experience to see what it has to offer? Our review. 


Way of the Passive Fist Review: Wanderlust

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 06, 2018 6:00am PST

Way of the Passive Fist is an old-school arcade brawler with a big twist, but is that enough to overcome some troubles unique to the genre? Our review.


Rad Rodgers Review: Bringing It All the Way Back

By Brittany Vincent, Mar 04, 2018 12:00pm PST

This retro-licious platformer is a love letter to games like Commander Keen and Jazz Jackrabbit, but does it deliver on its nostalgic promises? Our review.


"Damn, too bad about the language. My younger son would enjoy this, but oh well."

- Madwacker see all 2 comments

Kingdom Come: Deliverance Review: Fantastically Frustrating

By Charles Singletary, Mar 03, 2018 7:30am PST

Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a pretty great debut for WarHorse Studios. Hopefully, the devs will learn from and build on this flawed but very fun experience.


"Nice one. I'm enjoying it too, maybe I'll drop it down to low as well if it still looks good "

- Mcvittie see all 7 comments

Subsurface Circular Review: Hi-Tek Detective

By Brittany Vincent, Mar 01, 2018 1:00pm PST

The future is text-based in the Switch port of Subsurface Circular. Is it a trek worth making? Our review.


Royole Moon - 3D Virtual Mobile Theater Review: No Thanks

By Greg Burke, Feb 27, 2018 4:20pm PST

Shacknews tried out a demo of the Royole Moon HMD at CES 2018, and we have had more hand-on time in recent weeks. How does the 3D virtual home theater hold up? Our review.


"Stereo headphones, 2x1080 displays, poor optics, and a poorly weighted uncomfortable design. ..."

- RaptorII see all 7 comments

Moss Review: The Smart Mouse Gets The Cheese

By Blake Morse , Feb 27, 2018 8:00am PST

It's not the size of the hero that matters as much as their bravery. Moss hits PSVR soon, and we have everything you need to know. Our review.


Metal Gear Survive Review: Wandering Through Dite

By Brittany Vincent, Feb 26, 2018 6:15pm PST

Is Metal Gear Survive a worthy successor to the venerable Metal Gear Series, or does it falter in every conceivable way? Our review.


"MGS5 is good. The other iterations weren’t great. I miss the 2d castlevanias. "

- pigvomit see all 12 comments

Secret of Mana Review: More Bad Than Good

By Kevin Tucker, Feb 26, 2018 2:40pm PST

Square Enix remembers the plot but forgets the fun in the modern remake of the classic 16-bit RPG.


"Biggest disappointment of 2018. SquareEnix is dead to me now. It's not that they don't care ..."

- deadbeatsaint see all 5 comments

Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition Review: Road Trip on the Go

By Brittany Vincent, Feb 23, 2018 1:30pm PST

The downsized, chibified version of Final Fantasy XV that you can take anywhere is an entertaining analogue for the sprawling role-playing game. Our review. 


"Nice it runs in full screen on 2:1, but doesn't prevent sleep"

- bolneze see all 4 comments

3DPrinterSpencer's Xbox Comfort Grips for Nintendo Switch Review: Great For Hamfists

By Greg Burke, Feb 21, 2018 7:00pm PST

3DPrinterSpencer's Xbox Comfort Grips for Nintendo Switch might be the answer for Shackers who's hands cramp up while playing the console in handheld mode.


Fe Review: Sound and Fury

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 21, 2018 3:00pm PST

Fe sets out to be a platformer set in a beautiful depiction of nature, but some of the notes just don't hit. Our review.


Dragon Quest Builders Review: A Sandbox With Direction

By Kevin Tucker, Feb 19, 2018 1:30pm PST

Dragon Quest Builders is one Nintendo Switch experience fans won't want to miss.


Dynasty Warriors 9 Review: Ew, That's Just Dy-Nasty

By Blake Morse , Feb 14, 2018 7:23pm PST

Omega Force's latest installment in their long-running series brings a lot of changes. But, are they a change for the best or the worst? Our review.


Monster Hunter: World PS4 Review - Taming the Beast

By Bill Lavoy, Feb 12, 2018 4:00pm PST

Monster Hunter: World is a brilliant game that often gets in its own way.