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AR-K Review: Technical foul

AR-K Price: $9.99 System(s): PC Release Date: July 21, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Gato Salvaje Studio (Gato Salvaje Studio) ESRB Rating: “Rating Pending” for Language and Lyrics and Violence There couldn’t be a better time for point-and-click adventure games thanks to Telltale Game’s The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us. Developer, Gato Salvaje Studio, attempts more »

Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty Review: Delicious

Title: Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty Price: $29.99 System(s): PS4 Release Date: July 22, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Oddworld Inhabitants (Just Add Water) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Blood, Crude Humor, Language, Use of Tobacco, and Violence Back in 1997, Abe was the man. Oddworld: Abe’s Odyssee was just released on the PlayStation and it blew up. People more »

The Walking Dead Season 2 Episode 4 Review: Blurred morals

Price: $24.99 System(s): PC Release Date: July 22, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Telltale Games (Telltale Games) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for violence, blood and gore, and strong language Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead Season 2, Episode 4: Amid the Ruins has been unleashed upon us all, picking up right where the last episode ended. Clementine’s group is more »

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Unrest Review: An Ubrupt and Unsatisfying End

Unrest Price: $14.99 System(s): PC Release Date: July 23, 2014 Publisher (Developer): KISS ltd (Pyrodactyl Games) ESRB Rating: N/A I feel betrayed. Unrest has let me down. I’d even say I’m close to rioting, which is ironic given the nature and tone of the game. It’s heartbreaking as well, because 1.8 hours into Unrest, I more »

Valiant Hearts: The Great War Review: More than a war game

Valiant Hearts: The Great War Price: $14.99 System(s): PS4 (Also available for PC, Xbox One) Release Date: June 24, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Ubisoft (Ubisoft Montpelier) ESRB Rating: “T” for Teen War is often glorified when it comes to the world of modern video games, but never explicitly detailed as an abhorrent, turbulent time for everyone involved. It’s cool more »

Final Fantasy III Review: A Good excuse to go back

Final Fantasy III Price: $15.99 System(s): PC (Also available on 3DS, iOS, Android, Ouya) Release Date: May 27, 2014 Publisher (Developer):Square Enix (Square Enix) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Fantasy Violence, Mild Blood, Suggestive Themes The Town of Tozus is nestled in the woods not far to the East of Dragon’s Peak, but many residents of more »

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Director’s Cut Review: Whip-smart

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Director’s Cut Price: $9.99 System(s): PC(Steam) Release Date: July 15, 2014 Publisher (Developer): WayForward (WayForward) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Mild Fantasy Violence and Suggestive Themes I’m a pretty big fan of WayForward. I haven’t been able to get to everything it has ever developed, but every game I have played has occupied more »

Divinity Original Sin Review: A RPG that won’t back down

Title: Divinity: Original Sin Price: $39.99 System(s): PC Release Date: June 30, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Larian Studios (Larian Studios) ESRB Rating: N/A Divinity: Original Sin is another game that owes its success to crowdfunding. Back in March 2013, Larian Studios turned to Kickstarter to help the team build out its fifth game in the Divinity more »

Abyss Odyssey Review: Fade to black

Abyss Odyssey Price: $14.99 System(s): PC, (Also available for PS3, Xbox 360) Release Date: July 15, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Atlus (ACE Team) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Violence and Partial Nudity When you stare into an abyss, you are most likely to find the soulless, emotionless darkness that is pure nothingness. Atlus would like to show more »

So Many Me Review: So much merriment

Title: So Many Me Price: $14.99 System(s): Ouya (Also for PC) Release Date: July 17, 2014 Publisher (Developer): ORiGO Games (Extend Studios) ESRB Rating: N/A. I’d say it’s pretty fun for all ages One me, two me, Sturdy Me, Brainy Me. Wait, that doesn’t sound right. Or is it? Is it so right that it’s more »

Whispering Willows Review: Don’t be afraid of this haunted mansion

Title: Whispering Willow Price: $14.99 System(s): PC (Also on Ouya) Release Date: July 9, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Night Light Interactive (Night Light Interactive) ESRB Rating: N/A, but I think it’d be appropriate for players ages 13 and up. We now live in a gaming world where successful Kickstarter games that actually survive the development process more »

One Piece: Unlimited World Red Review: Taking it easy

Price: $49.99 System(s): Wii U (Also available on 3DS, PS3, Vita) Release Date: July 8, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Bandai Namco (Ganbarion) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Cartoon Violence, Comic Mischief, Mild Language, Suggestive Themes and Use of Tobacco Bandai Namco’s renewed interest in selling anime games that don’t have Dragon Ball or Naruto in the title more »