A Poor, Disappointing Sequel That Overstayed its Welcome | 'Life is Strange 2' Game Review

Recently, Dontnod put the finishing touches on their initially hyped sequel of the “Life is Strange” interactive video game. After watching their only rivals at Telltale Games fall, this game was Dontnod’s chance to firmly establish themselves as the undisputed titans of the interactive story-telling industry. So, how did it go? Continue reading “A Poor, Disappointing Sequel That Overstayed its Welcome | 'Life is Strange 2' Game Review”

So Far, So Good | 'Apple Knight' Mobile/PC Game Review

I’m typically not a fan of early-access type mobile and PC games, as more often than not, the format is used to peddle broken and incomplete games, passing them off as complete products.  Limitless LLC’s action platformer “Apple Knight” is arguably still in that state, but the levels it does offer are tightly-crafted experiences reminiscent of good Super Nintendo levels rather than something that is unfit for consumers.  … Continue reading So Far, So Good | 'Apple Knight' Mobile/PC Game Review

A Grindy, But Unique Experience | Pokemon GO (2019) Mobile Game Review

I passed over Pokemon GO in 2016 when the game launched, mostly because I was already burnt out by the series’ main version games (I have early memories of playing Pokemon Yellow and Silver versions, but I have completed Pokemon FireRed [2004] though Black 2 [2014] versions). At the time of GO’s launch, I was simply Pokemon’d out, and the prospect of playing a watered … Continue reading A Grindy, But Unique Experience | Pokemon GO (2019) Mobile Game Review

More of a Fallout game than ‘Fallout 76’ | ‘The Outer Worlds’ PC Game Review

Intro: When it comes to creating RPG video games, Obsidian Entertainment has to be regarded as one of the titans in the industry. Founded in June 2003 by former Black Isle Studios employees, the company behind the original “Fallout” games,  Obsidian Entertainment has since developed some of the most well-written, inventive and acclaimed games such “Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith … Continue reading More of a Fallout game than ‘Fallout 76’ | ‘The Outer Worlds’ PC Game Review

Alto’s Popup Odyssey | ‘Alto’s Odyssey’ Mobile Game Review

There’s been this trend in the gaming world to praise minimalistic games for their innovation, beauty, and guts to not be as bad as mainstream games in their monetization — especially if they’re indies. I haven’t been a hardcore gamer since the early 2010s, mostly because I’ve been put off by the direction games have taken — call me crazy, but when I spend $60 … Continue reading Alto’s Popup Odyssey | ‘Alto’s Odyssey’ Mobile Game Review

Fall Asleep at Your Own Peril | ‘Catherine: Full Body’ Review (PS4)

By Darnell Henriquez Intro After attending a video game-themed burlesque show at a bar in Jamaica Plains, Boston last month, I managed to acquire a copy of the game “Catherine: Full Body” from the event organizer as part of a prize for winning an online contest which also paid for my cover fee to the show in the first place. The original 2011 game, “Catherine”, … Continue reading Fall Asleep at Your Own Peril | ‘Catherine: Full Body’ Review (PS4)

Kill the Bad Guys | ‘Mr Bullet’ Mobile Game Review

It’s been a while since I reviewed a mobile game, and so far, Lion Studios’s “Mr Bullet” is the only one I’ve played that is worth talking about.  “Mr Bullet” is simple but addicting. You’re an assassin/secret agent (story isn’t very important with this game) and you must defeat slews of enemies by either ricocheting your bullets off the walls of the game, or do … Continue reading Kill the Bad Guys | ‘Mr Bullet’ Mobile Game Review

A slow start to a promising anthology | ‘The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan’ Review

Recently, Supermassive Games, developers of the masterful “Until Dawn”, released their next award winning hopeful “Man of Medan.” This single selection is meant to be the first of a six part anthology, where the company will release a new game every six months. Continue reading “A slow start to a promising anthology | ‘The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan’ Review”

Best of 2019… So Far | Staff Picks

With 2019 more than half way over, we decided to select our best movies and video games picks of 2019… so far. Best Movies ‘Toy Story 4’ Full review “Toy Story 4” is a film no one asked for and could’ve easily been a soulless sequel in the same vein as “Cars 2” and “The Incredibles 2,” but it managed to tell a story unique … Continue reading Best of 2019… So Far | Staff Picks