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Gods Will Be Watching Review: Paying The Price

Gods Will Be Watching Price: $9.99 System(s): PC Release Date: July 24, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Devolver Digital (Deconstructeam) ESRB Rating: N/A Gods Will Be Watching is a point-and-click adventure from Deconstructeam that concerns itself with the merciless grind of responsibility adopted in the most dire of circumstances. It’s a condition soldiers in Vietnam memorably referred more »

Magic 2015 Review: Planeswalking goodness

Magic 2015: Duels of the Planeswalkers Price: $9.99 ($19.99 for the special edition, $34.95 for the Complete Bundle) System(s): PC (Xbox One, Xbox 360, Android via Google Play, and Amazon App Store) Release Date: July 16, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Wizards of the Coast (Stainless Games) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Violence, Blood, and Suggestive Themes I more »

Sweet Lily Dreams Review: Not all dreams are sweet

Sweet Lily Dreams Price: $14.99 System: PC Release Date: May 16, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Degica (Rose Portal Games) Sweet Lily Dreams is not a title for a game that would immediately grab me and make me want to play it. It sounds very much like a child’s game – a fluffy piece that would be more »

Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited Review: Never Forget

Title: Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited Price: $39.99 System(s): Vita Release Date: August 12, 2014 Publisher (Developer): NIS America (NIS) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Animated Blood, Drug Reference, Fantasy Violence, Language, and Suggestive Themes Before I get into this Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited review, I feel I must disclose something. Disgaea is one of more »

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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 »