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Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number Review: Call Again

By Steven Wong, Mar 13, 2015 1:00pm PDT

Gallons of 8-bit blood spill in Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number, an action game where you play as a psychotic killer that must figure out the most efficient way to wipe out everyone on a level. Is becoming a masked killing machine as much fun as before, or does the sequel fizz...

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"I bought all Perturbator albums on BandCamp. They’re fucking phenomenal, and the album art ..."

- Mr. Goodwrench see all 10 comments

Code Name: STEAM Review: Full Steam Ahead

By Daniel Perez, Mar 11, 2015 10:00am PDT

Code Name: STEAM comes from the team behind the Advance Wars and Fire Emblem series that offers both a unique story and gameplay mechanics to keep you playing for quite some time. Our review.

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"Waiting for the enemy AI to make their move can be a pain. There should be a fast-forward ..."

- Daniel_Perez see all 18 comments

Sid Meier's Starships Review: Fire All Guns

By Steven Wong, Mar 11, 2015 9:50am PDT

Sid Meier's Starships lets you manage over a fleet of space ships for intense tactical combat missions. But is a game that's all about ship combat worth checking out? Read the review to find out.

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"It probably will work well with touch screen controls on the windows platform."

- baron calamity see all 13 comments

Powers Review: Breaking Normal

By Steven Wong, Mar 10, 2015 11:00am PDT

Powers, a new original television series based on the comic book of the same name, premieres today on the PlayStation Network. How well does this mature superpowered drama fly?

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"i saw 2 episodes. It has some good potential, but the special effects sometimes take me out of ..."

- rtricoche see all 4 comments

Ori and the Blind Forest review: a sight to behold

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 09, 2015 8:01pm PDT

Ori and the Blind Forest is a captivating platformer with a visual splendor that's only matched by its excellent execution of the Metroidvania formula. Our review.

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"Definitely interested in this game. Saw it at PAX and it was gorgeous, but I actually didn't ..."

- Begawkiness see all 8 comments

Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars Review: Mini Puzzle Quest

By Daniel Perez, Mar 06, 2015 2:35pm PST

Nintendo has released an all-new Mario vs. Donkey Kong title for both the 3DS and Wii U that not only offers more of the same, addictive puzzle gameplay, but new features that will improve its replayability a great deal.

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"This is fun. Thought I would hate it. Goes well with Kirby Rainbow curse. "

- kenclopz see all 2 comments

Helldivers Review: To Hell and Back

By Daniel Perez, Mar 03, 2015 12:01am PST

Arrowhead's Helldivers offers a uniqe co-op experience both in your living room and around the world. Find out what makes this game worth saving the galaxy for in our review.

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"Quote from metacritic has a slight grammatical error. "It's" instead of "its"."

- jayacheess see all 22 comments

Oblitus Review: An Unending Cycle

By Steven Wong, Feb 27, 2015 2:30pm PST

Oblitus is a challenging 2D platformer where you have a shield, a spear, and one life. Dying means restarting the game from beginning and doing everything all over. Is it possible to break the cycle? Our review.

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"Aw. The map itself not being procedural is disappointing. That's the ONLY problem I had with ..."

- AxeMan808 see all 4 comments

The Order 1886 Review: Uncharted Territory

By Daniel Perez, Feb 19, 2015 5:01am PST

Ready at Dawn's first foray into developing a completely new property has paid off as The Order: 1886 is among one of our favorite games to be released this year.

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"From the videos i've seen it has an over use of motion blur that happens even in slow movements, ..."

- Longgshot see all 119 comments

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse review: Clay-More

By Steve Watts, Feb 18, 2015 10:00am PST

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse brings back the sharp and intuitive gameplay of Canvas Curse, but how does it translate to a console? Our review.

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"I heard that you can use the wand controller and ditch the touch pad is this true? If I can some ..."

- valcan_s see all 3 comments

Grow Home Review: Don't Look Down

By Steven Wong, Feb 18, 2015 9:30am PST

Grow Home lets you reach great heights and explore an exotic, minimalist, alien world by climbing a giant plant. But how exciting can a climbing game be? Our review.

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"Exactly ^^^^ I have a feeling they may just do this, and keep on adding to the game which is a ..."

- valcan_s see all 5 comments

The Escapists Review: The Best Laid Plans Gone Awry

By Steven Wong, Feb 16, 2015 1:00pm PST

The Escapists is an 8-bit retro style game with one straightforward goal: bust out of prison. However, getting out means planning, figuring things out, and enduring numerous setbacks. Do we have what it takes for a prison break? Our review.

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Second opinion: Dustforce cleans up on consoles

By Robert Workman, Feb 15, 2015 10:15am PST

More than two years ago, we reviewed Hitbox Team's Dustforce for PC, addressing its creative level design and challenging controls. Now, it's jumping onto consoles with a PS3 and Vita release already out, and an Xbox 360 version on its way.

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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Review: Handheld Dragon Slayer

By Daniel Perez, Feb 12, 2015 1:30pm PST

Capcom has brought another Monster Hunter game to the West, but this time, it's being released with the New 3DS XL in mind. Prepare to slay a lot of monsters that will challenge your hunter every chance they get.

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"I understand your frustration as that's what I thought at first. Think of Monster Hunter more ..."

- Daniel_Perez see all 30 comments

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Review: Go on the Attack

By Steven Wong, Feb 11, 2015 10:00am PST

In Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds, you select from a group of different Japanese anime characters and proceed to fight your way across dimensions. The game features a retro 16-bit arcade style and fast-paced gameplay, but is that enough to win us over? Our review.

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