Gaming Archive

Past Cure Review

An unexpected side effect of the recently lowered barrier to entry into game development is that it dilutes the amount of infamy available for individual titles. While there were plenty of bad games in the pre-App Store and pre-Greenlight eras, …

Fe Review

Many games are bound to compare unfavorably to last year’s one-two punch of Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey, but here in early 2018, I’m hard-pressed to think of a game that is left staggering more than Fe. …

Dynasty Warriors 9 Review

Here’s the good news: Dynasty Warriors 9 is bigger than any of the previous entries in the series thanks to the Koei Tecmo’s decision to drop the story into a massive open world. In theory, there’s more than enough content …

Bayonetta 1 + 2 Switch Review

We just don’t get enough good action games anymore.  No, I’m not talking about games like Monster Hunter: World or Bloodborne, I mean the good stuff.  “Character” action games like Devil May Cry or Metal Gear Solid: Revengeance have been mostly usurped by the …

Aegis Defenders Review

Sometimes, video games can be a bit like cooking; Mixing two ingredients together can be a surefire way of concocting a gourmet dish sent straight from the celestial heavens above, or conversely, a foolproof method of inventing a repugnant repast …

Dragon Ball FighterZ Review

Growing up, I was a huge fan of Dragon Ball Z. Like many my age, I discovered the show through Toonami, which would lead me on an odyssey of bootleg VHS tapes, crappy action figures, and pricey card games. I …

Lost Sphear Review

Is pizza ever really bad? This is a common question asked around college dorms and awkward family gatherings, and I think most people would give the same wishy washy answer: “Even bad pizza is good pizza.” This truth apparently works …

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Review

Sometimes, too much of something can be bad. In the case of Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, out now for the PlayStation 4, that adage rings true. The first console version of the popular RPG/fighting game mashup series tries to do …

Monster Hunter: World Review

Let me begin this review with a bit of transparency: I am no Monster Hunter veteran.  The following is from a person who played about 40 hours of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on Wii U, and no other entries in the …

EA Sports UFC 3 Review

Right off the bat, EA Sports UFC 3 screams one thing from the rooftops: Conor McGregor, the brash Irishman who has become an irresistible media force, is this year’s cover star. His lantern jaw and clipped beard are everywhere you …