Monday, September 10 2012
Even working within a familiar framework, High Moon has created something that stands out from the crowd.
Friday, September 7 2012
In essence, each song gets boiled down to a pop-song-length math problem.
Wednesday, September 5 2012
The Book of Unwritten Tales skates that thin line between good and bad satire like a figure skater on a bad knee -- expertly, but not without its wobbles.
Friday, August 31 2012
Madden 13 does a lot to expand on the features of the Madden experience, but still seems to miss some of the basic tenets of the original vision for the game.
Wednesday, August 29 2012
Races as short as the ones in Death Rally never really get the chance to be infuriating.
Monday, August 27 2012
Hybrid replaces the tactical pacing of a cover-based shooter with the relentless pacing of a first-person shooter.
Friday, August 24 2012
Papo & Yo's mixture of magical realism, poignant metaphors, and platforming challenges make it an outstanding achievement in video game storytelling.
Wednesday, August 22 2012
I have no knees and I must crouch.
Tuesday, August 21 2012
Rescuing the princess is an afterthought. New Super Mario Bros. 2 is about the sheer joy of playing a game.
Friday, August 17 2012
Deponia features a really fun atmosphere with smart writing and punchy voice acting. The slapstick is well executed and never overdone. It’s all the gameplay in between that interrupts the experience.
Tuesday, August 14 2012
Rainbow Moon embraces the traditions of turn based RPGs while allowing us to ignore the worst aspects of them.
Friday, August 10 2012
Part racing game, part arcade challenge, and part sensory experience, Dyad is a game comprised of odd couples.
Wednesday, August 8 2012
When I have to pause my video game to put on a sports bra, maybe it’s time to rethink my otherwise sedentary lifestyle.
Tuesday, August 7 2012
EA's football series is kind of stuck, a problem largely brought on by the rules of football more so than any failing of the developer.
Friday, August 3 2012
Final Showdown presents an unapologetically pure and amazingly deep style beneath its relatively bare bones appearance.
Tuesday, July 31 2012
Can a game that shares so much in common with Diablo and Torchlight possibly carve out its own unique niche in the action RPG genre?
Monday, July 30 2012
Blowing stuff up should be entertaining, right? Wreckateer turns it into a grind.
Wednesday, July 25 2012
While I was merely looking for some variation on the base game, the truth is that Gods & Kings with its additional emphasis on diplomacy and culture really seems to feel like it “completes” the game more than anything else.
Monday, July 23 2012
Tiny & Big in Grandpa's Leftovers does so many things well, but ultimately it fails to overcome shoddy mechanics and a buggy engine that is still being put through its paces.
Friday, July 13 2012
A familar LEGO Batman, a familiar LEGO Robin, and an unfamiliar way of seeing a LEGO game.