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Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN Review: Hellaciously Good

Guilty Gear Xrd Sign Price: System(s): PS4 (also available on PS3) Release Date: December 16, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Aksys Games (Arc System Works) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Blood, language, suggestive themes, use of tobacco, and violence Guilty Gear Xrd Sign just might be one of the hardest reviews I’ve ever done. As a fighting game more »

Fluster Cluck Review: Worst PS4 Game of 2014

Title: Fluster Cluck Price: $14.99 System(s): PS4 Release Date: October 21, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Loot Entertainment (Loot Entertainment) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Mild Fantasy Violence Imagine a nightmarish game of Mario Party where every turn, for 20 turns, the game forces the same banal mini-game upon you. Now, imagine that game thematically revolves around chickens and more »

Pokemon Omega Ruby Review: A Fitting Revival

Title: Pokemon Omega Ruby Price: System(s): 3DS Release Date: November 21, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Nintendo (Game Freak) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Comic Mischief, Mild Cartoon and Violence Last year’s Pokemon X and Y and 2002’s third generation of Pokemon, Ruby and Sapphire, have a certain kinship about them. In many ways, those were the generations more »

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy review: No objections here

Title: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy Price: $29.99 System(s): Nintendo 3DS Release Date: December 9, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Capcom (Capcom) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Violence, Blood, Sexual Themes, and Use of Tobacco If you’re anything like me, you probably saw Phoenix Wright games sitting on the shelf at your local game store and passed them over for the new more »

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MotoGP 14 review: They see you rollin’

MotoGP14 Price: $29.99 System(s): Reviewed on PS3, also available on PS4, PS Vita, Xbox 360 Release Date: November 4, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Milestone, Bandai Games ESRB Rating: “E for Everyone” MotoGP is the world’s best known motorcycle racing championship, and has been going for an amazing 65 years. It has a grueling 18 races across more »

Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric Review: Feeling Blue

Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric Price: System(s): Wii U Release Date: November 11, 2014 Publisher (Developer): SEGA (Big Red Button Entertainment) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Cartoon Violence Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric takes the cast from the Sonic the Hedgehog series and reimagines them in a new setting, with a unique take on their more »

Mousecraft Review: Tetromino Mice

Mousecraft Price: $14.99 System(s): (Also available on PC, PS3, PS4, Vita) Release Date: November 20, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Crunching Koalas (Crunching Koalas) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Mild Fantasy Violence We’re used to cats chasing mice, but using them? That’s a new one. Unfortunately, it isn’t going so well for one specific cat in Crunching Koalas’ more »

Super Smash Bros. Review: Quite a Smash

Super Smash Bros Price: System(s): Wii U Release Date: November 21, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Nintendo (Bandai Namco and Sora Ltd) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Cartoon Violence, Comic Mischief, Mild Suggestive Themes I don’t need to tell you Super Smash Bros is a good game. You already know it is. If you didn’t find out more »

Tales from the Borderlands: Zero Sum Review: Distilling down a shoot-n’-looter

Tales from the Borderlands: Zero Sum Price: System(s): PC (Also available on Mac, PS3, PS4, PS Vita, Xbox 360 and Xbox One) Release Date: November 25, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Telltale Games (Telltale Games & Gearbox Software) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Violence, blood and gore, suggestive themes and strong language I feel conflicted about Zero Sum, more »

Akiba’s Trip Review: A little more power goes a long way

Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed Price: System(s): PS4 Release Date: November 25, 2014 Publisher (Developer): XSEED (ACQUIRE) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Sexual Themes, Strong Language and Violence From a distance, Akiba’s Trip seemed like something to avoid. A brawler about ripping peoples’ clothes off? Really? Man, at least it isn’t pretending to not be creepy, more »

The Good Life Review: The Tropical Paradise That Isn’t

Title:The Good Life Price: $9.99 System(s): PC Release Date: November 2, 2012 Publisher (Developer): Iceberg Interactive (ImmersionFX) ESRB Rating: Not Rated The Good Life promised me it was an open world, sandbox style tropical paradise simulator. By some definitions, it fulfilled that promise. It certainly had a world I could wander around in, and that more »

Craft the World Review: World of Dwarfcraft

Craft the World Price: $18.99 System(s): PC (coming soon to iOS) Release Date: November 24, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Black Maple Games (Dekovir Entertainment) ESRB Rating: N/A I’m always happy to see an anticipated game finally come together. Craft the World has emerged from Steam Early Access and launched, promising an experience that is self-described as more »