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Poltergeist, A Pixelated Horror Review: Boo!

Poltergeist, A Pixelated Horror Price: $7.99 System(s): PC Release Date: Oct. 20th, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Glitchy Pixel (Glitchy Pixel) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” You need to get yourself, a wolf, a sheep, and a potted plant across a river. The boat only has room for you and one other passenger. If you leave the sheep alone more »

Civilization: Beyond Earth Review: Own Every Game

Title: Civilization: Beyond Earth Price: System(s): Windows Release Date: October 23, 2014 Publisher (Developer): 2K Games (Firaxis Games) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Alcohol Reference, Fantasy Violence, Language A Civilization game review is a difficult one to write. I’m tempted to start by saying my first Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth play session lasted almost more »

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition Review: The Gang is Back Together

http://www.sleepingdogs.net/ Price: System(s): Xbox One (Also on PS4) Release Date: October 14, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Square Enix (United Front Games) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Sexual Content, Strong Language, Use of Drugs It feels good to be back in Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition’s virtual Hong Kong. I enjoyed my first trip more »

Outland Review: Pretty backgrounds, ugly controls

Outland Price: $9.99 System(s): PC (Also on PS3 and Xbox 360) Release Date: September 29, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Housemarque (Housemarque) ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+ for Fantasy Violence PC ports of console games are awesome, since you sometimes can’t always afford the newest consoles. Plus, sometimes you can get better quality on the PC. However, Outland is a games that more »

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse: Yo Ho Ho!

Title: Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse Price: $19.99 System(s): (Eventually Wii U) Release Date: October 23, 2014 Publisher (Developer): WayForward Technologies (WayForward Technologies) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Fantasy Violence and Suggestive Themes I know the Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Kickstarter was a huge success, almost raising double the amount WayForward needed for the next game. more »

Costume Quest 2 Review: Sugar-coated

Costume Quest 2 Price: $14.99 System(s): PC Release Date: October 7, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Midnight City, Majesco (Double Fine Productions) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Fantasy Violence Costume Quest 2 is exactly what it sounds like. More Costume Quest! Several hours of it, even! This is a sequel in the purest form possible. There was more »

The Sacred Tears TRUE Review: The Underdog

Title: The Sacred Tears TRUE Price: $9.99 System(s): Windows Release Date: September 25, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Nyu Media (AlphaNuts) ESRB Rating: N/A, but I’d say it’s appropriate for an Everyone 10+ kind of audience. The Sacred Tears TRUE is the kind of game that tugs at my heart. It’s the underdog. September, October, and November more »

Alien: Isolation Review: Haunting

Title: Alien: Isolation Price: System(s): PS4 (Also available on PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC) Release Date: October 7, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Sega (The Creative Assembly) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood, Strong Language, and Violence I couldn’t play Alien: Isolation at night. The notion of being alone, in a dark room, in an empty house, more »

Skylanders Trap Team Review: Peak of Perfection

Title: Skylanders Trap Team Price: System(s): PS4 (Also available for PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii, Wii U, 3DS, iOS, and Android) Release Date: October 5, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Activision (Toys for Bob) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Cartoon Violence It’s finally time to play Skylanders. No more complaining about how a new iteration appears more »

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Destiny Review: Everything you thought it’d be

Title: Destiny Price: System(s): PS4 (Also on PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Release Date: September 9, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Activision (Bungie) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Animated Blood and Violence You’ve heard about Destiny, Bungie’s first title since their work on the massively successful Halo franchise. I know you’ve heard about it, because Activision absolutely needs for you more »

Chariot Review: Lovably transporting deceased monarchs

Chariot Price: $14.99 System(s): PS4 and Xbox One Release Date: October 1, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Frima Studio (Frima Studio) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Mild fantasy violence Chariot is one of those games that surprises out of nowhere. The cutesy 2D aesthetic wrapped around a physics-based puzzle/platform game is its biggest selling point. Don’t let this more »

Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus Review: Busting Moves

Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus Price: System(s): Playstation Vita Release Date: October 14, 2014 Publisher (Developer): XSEED Games (Marvelous Inc.) ESRB Rating: “Mature 17+” for Partial Nudity, Sexual Themes, Strong Language, and Violence Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus has busted out on the Vita. In this 3D fighter, a score of girls settle their own scores by more »