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 »


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 »


Pier Solar HD Review: The last, great, Genesis game

Title: Pier Solar and the Great Architects HD Price: $14.99 System(s): Ouya (Also available for Windows, Mac, Linux, , Dreamcast, PS3, and PS4) Release Date: September 29, 2014 Publisher (Developer): WaterMelon (WaterMelon) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Violence, Blood, Mild Language, and Crude Humor I like having a good reason to turn on my Ouya. I more »

Tears to Tiara II Review: Balancing act

Tears to Tiara II: Heir of the Overlord Price: System(s): PS3 Release Date: October 14, 2014 Publisher (Developer): ATLUS (Aquaplus) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Blood, Fantasy Violence, Language, Suggestive Themes and Use of Alcohol and Tobacco Tears to Tiara II is a great example of success in the unlikeliest of places. The original game, which more »

Super Smash Bros. Review: So much content on one tiny cart

Title: Super Smash Bros Price: System(s): 3DS Release Date: October 3, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Nintendo (Sora Ltd, Bandai Namco Games, HAL Laboratory, and Game Arts) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Comic Mischief, Cartoon Violence, and Mild Suggestive Themes Super Smash Bros works on the 3DS. There are many who thought it wouldn’t, citing valid concerns. more »

SHORT PEACE Review: Kaleidoscopic Japan

SHORT PEACE Price: $39.99 System(s): PS3 Release Date: September 30, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Bandai Namco (Crispy’s) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood, Partial Nudity and Violence Conceptually, SHORT PEACE is cool as hell. In execution, SHORT PEACE is still cool as hell. It’s a unique project spearheaded by Bandai Namco and stacked with some serious name-power. more »

Vib Ribbon Review: Getting the one that got away

Title: Vib Ribbon Price: $5.99 System(s): Vita, PS3, PSP Release Date: October 7, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Sony (NanaOn-Sha) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” Happy 15th anniversary, Vib Ribbon! Let’s celebrate by letting the world see how awesome you are! Though, it’s really more about giving North America a chance to see what and European gamers have known more »

Neverending Nightmares Review: The Nightmare Continues

Neverending Nightmares Price: $14.99 System(s): PC, Ouya Release Date: Sep 26, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Infinitap Games (Infinitap Games) ESRB Rating: N/A   Neverending Nightmares is quite simple from a gameplay perspective, asking you only to walk from the left of the screen to the right or, in exceptional cases, the right of the screen to more »

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Review: Sho me that Yu Ken handle the Labrys

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Price: System(s): PS3 (Also available on Xbox 360) Release Date: September 30, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Atlus (Arc System Works) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Language, Mild Blood, Suggestive Themes, Use of Tobacco, and Violence I was afraid of Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. No, it would be more accurate to say I feared more »

The Fall Review: Exploring ARID Environments

The Fall Price: $9.99 System(s): Release Date: Aug 26, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Over The Moon (Over The Moon) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Violence and Blood The Fall has landed on the Wii U. The product of a successful Kickstarter campaign that launched in October 2013, this atmospheric game is on a trajectory to make an more »