Lego Jurassic World Review: Cashing in

Lego Jurassic World Price: System(s): PS4 (Also for 3DS, PS3, Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U, Vita, PC) Release Date: Month Date, Year Publisher (Developer): Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (Traveller’s Tales) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Cartoon Violence and Crude Humor Given the 14 year gap between Jurassic Park III and Jurassic World, it’s more »

You Must Build a Boat Review: Wet, wild fun

You Must Build a Boat Price: $4.99 System(s): PC (Also available on Android and iOS) Release Date: Month Date, Year Publisher (Developer): EightyEightGames (EightyEightGames) ESRB Rating: N/A Match-3 games tend to be a guilty pleasure. The problem is, it’s difficult to find one that really stands apart. Distinctive endeavors are difficult to find, given how more »

Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition Review: Sure, why not

Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition Price: System(s): Xbox One, PS4, PC Release Date: June 23, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Capcom ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood, Language, Partial Nudity, Sexual Themes and Violence Devil May Cry is in a weird spot. The last game didn’t do so well. For reasons that may or may not be more »

Supercharged Robot Vulkaiser Review: Go Go! Vulkaiser!

Supercharged Robot Vulkaiser Price: $4.99 System(s): PC Release Date: June 4, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Nyu Media (ASTRO PORT) ESRB Rating: Not Rated (Likely E for Everyone for mild cartoon violence) I’m about to give you a full review of this game in one sentence. Supercharged Robot Vulkaiser is exactly what you think when you hear more »

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth3: V Generation Preview: Mixing it up

Man, I feel like I just played one of these things! Oh right, I totally did. Yet somehow, my interest in these silly games feels stronger than ever before. I’m pretty sure it isn’t Stockholm Syndrome, either. Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth3: V Generation is hot on the heels of the previous title’s Steam release, which itself was more »

Serafina’s Crown Review: Small part of a bigger picture

Serafina’s Crown Price: $7.99 System(s): PC, Android and iOS Release Date: December 16, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Woodsy Studios (Woodsy Studios) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for strong language Visual novels are all about the story, right? Well, I’ve never seen such an elaborate story as the one told Serafina’s Crown. It’s the official sequel to a game called Serafina’s Saga, but there is so more »


The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Review: Setting the bar for story

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Price: System(s): PC, PS4, Xbox One Release Date: May 19, 2015 Publisher (Developer): CD Projekt RED (CD Projekt RED) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Nudity, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content, and Use of Alcohol CD Projekt RED has, to date, only made three games, all of more »

Adventures of Pip Review: Pixel power

Adventures of Pip Price:$14.99 System(s):PC (Wii U) Release Date: June 4, 2015 Publisher (Developer): TicToc Games (TicToc Games) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for fantasy violence Independent developers have become joined at the hip with 2D platformers in recent years. It’s no great surprise, really. When you’re short on manpower and shorter on budget, it makes sense to work more »

Sunset Review: Maid from conflict

Price: $19.99 System(s): PC Release Date: May 21, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Tale of Tales (Tale of Tales) I love talking about games with people who’ve had minimal or no experience with them. It’s so easy to form a closed idea about what makes a game a game after so many years, systems and series. Find the things, kill the things, more »

Swords & Soldiers II Review: Streamlined scrolling strategy sequel’s slick, silly

Swords & Soldiers II Price: $19.99 System: Wii U Release Date: May 21, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Ronimo (Ronimo) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Fantasy Violence, Suggestive Themes, Mild Language and Use of Alcohol The original Swords & Soldiers was initially a WiiWare exclusive, so it’s not surprising that its sequel, Swords & Soldiers II, is willing to test the more »

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2: Sisters Generation Review: Generation revisitation

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2: Sisters Generation Price: $29.99 System(s): PC (Also available on Vita) Release Date: May 29, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Idea Factory (Compile Heart) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Fantasy Violence, Language, Partial Nudity and Suggestive Themes Here we go again! Another year (month?) another Hyperdimension Neptunia game. The Re;Birth series of remakes continues with Idea Factory re-visiting the more »

Toren Review: Playing a tribal myth

Toren Price: $9.99 System(s): PC (Also on PS4) Release Date: May 11, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Versus Evil (Swordtales) ESRB Rating: Teen for Violence and Blood There are many games I’ve reviewed that have been rather easy to cover. They fit well enough into established genres that I can compare and contrast to a variety of more »