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Bravely Default review: a whole new fantasy

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 10, 2014 3:15pm PST

Bravely Default pays homage to classic turn-based JRPG's, but its innovative approach to combat and wonderfully expansive Job system put it in a whole new class of its own.


"what is the bravely second thing is that such as phoenix down"

- Deathlove see all 23 comments

Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z review: sleepy fighting

By Robert Workman, Feb 10, 2014 12:00pm PST

Battle of Z offers Dragon Ball Z fans more of the same: another chance at seeing their favorite characters pummel each other. However, without a real fighting engine to support the game, hardcore fans haven't just played this before, they've probably already played something...


"Sigh, I wish they would just go back to Budokai 3, and literally update the the systems and ..."

- Jonkai21 see all 3 comments

Broken Age impressions: the dual narrative of Act 1

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 27, 2014 12:15pm PST

With Broken Age, Double Fine has put together an amazing story of dual destinies that its Kickstarter backers should be more than satisfied with.


"I loved it. I've been an avid follower of the doc and enjoyed every second of Act 1. I ..."

- wedgeski see all 3 comments

Nidhogg review: En Garde!

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 14, 2014 3:00pm PST

Nidhogg is a fun and simple fencing game that's sure to get your competitive juices flowing, despite an unstable netcode leading to a slew of online issues.


"That QL only needed to be two minutes long to sell anyone on it; the other thirty was just gravy."

- drhazard see all 28 comments

The Walking Dead: Season Two's first episode walks through familiar territory

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 17, 2013 11:00am PST

"All That Remains" is the first episode in a five-part series. We plan on doing a formal review of the entire second season of The Walking Dead...


"I've never seen these problems or I'd be in your shoes. Dunno why they're slacking on technical ..."

- thebigbeefsandwich see all 27 comments

Mario Party: Island Tour review: party of one

By Steve Watts, Dec 12, 2013 11:30am PST

Mario Party: Island Tour brings the raucous virtual board game to the 3DS, with inconsistent results. Our review.


Assassin's Creed Pirates (iOS) review: shallow waters

By Steve Watts, Dec 12, 2013 11:00am PST

Assassin's Creed Pirates is Ubisoft's companion piece to Assassin's Creed 4, but does it do justice to the refined pirating mechanics of its older brother? Our review.


Gran Turismo 6 review: showing off

By Garnett Lee, Dec 12, 2013 10:30am PST

Sixteen years after the release of the original Gran Turismo, creator Kazunori Yamauchi and his team at Polyphony Digital are still trying to...


"Nice review Garnett, so weird with the mammoth budget they have had that the sound and damage ..."

- apocreg see all 12 comments

Forza Motorsport 5 review: auto-topia

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 27, 2013 11:30am PST

Forza Motorsport 5 simultaneously captures the simulation racing experience and the arcade atmosphere, thanks to its Drivatar system that successfully brings a multiplayer experience to nearly every aspect of the game.


"No way in Hades I'm buying it now. Goodbye Forza! You were fun prior to your programers ..."

- tobalaz see all 57 comments

Contrast review: light on gameplay

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 25, 2013 3:00pm PST

Like the shadows that inspire the game, Contrast just doesn't have much substance.


"The first level had enough style to carry the average gameplay, but once they got to the 2nd act ..."

- Rauol Duke see all 2 comments

Ryse: Son of Rome review: one long fall

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 21, 2013 3:00am PST

Ryse: Son of Rome can't rise above repetitive combat and sluggish pacing, resulting in a mediocre launch title.


"oh my godddd it has one of my worst pet peeves -BREATHING INTO THE MICROPHONE. that shit is ..."

- dopeman see all 54 comments

Xbox One review: all-in

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 19, 2013 9:00pm PST

Xbox One is meant to be your "all-in-one entertainment machine," not only revolutionizing the way you play games, but TV and movies as well. Does it succeed?


"I read online that the apple Tv could work through the hdmi as your tv cable box. I set mine up ..."

- Andre Mitchell see all 255 comments

LocoCycle review: crazy bad

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 19, 2013 8:00pm PST

Ever watch a movie that's so bad... it's good? Twisted Pixel attempts the same with LocoCycle, but ends up with a game so bad... it's bad.


"Fuck man! I love Twisted Pixel. They should have released this on the 360 as planned instead of ..."

- rtricoche see all 5 comments

Super Mario 3D World review: the cat's pajamas

By Steve Watts, Nov 19, 2013 10:00am PST

Super Mario 3D World is launching alongside Zelda as Nintendo's volley in the midst of new console launches. Our review.


"Oh, it's brilliant, you say? And the new Zelda, too? Well imagine that. Never count Nintendo ..."

- Grape Flavor see all 8 comments

Killzone: Shadow Fall review: half-bred

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 18, 2013 10:00am PST

Ultimately, Killzone: Shadow Fall once again falls short of the lofty expectations placed upon it.


"I find the story telling and voice acting is really good this time around. Tell me you don't ..."

- JeanLucAwesome see all 24 comments