Rayman Origins Review

Rayman Origins is a gorgeous 2D platformer that always offers a challenge and represents a reinvention for the series. Forget everything you know about Rayman. The series has been around for a while, but it hasn’t stayed relevant like other 3D platformers (such as Super Mario Bros, Banjo-Kazooie or Ratchet …

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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Review

Blood Dragon is a hilarious, loud and mindlessly fun expansion that hits all the right notes. An 80s aesthetic, references to 8-bit games and action movies, neon-soaked environments and an action hero who never takes himself too seriously. If I told you that those are the main qualities of a …

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Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Review

A decidedly slow pace and a strong focus on puzzles might not have been the best design choices, making Revelations 2 an entertaining but unremarkable Resident Evil game. Resident Evil: Revelations didn’t reinvent the franchise in any meaningful way, but it did reinvigorate it. Revelations 2 uses the same episodic …

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Halo 3 ODST Review

There are some glaring omissions in this digital version of the game, but Halo 3 ODST’s campaign is well worth playing if you’re into the space opera’s lore. What would a Halo game where you didn’t play as Master Chief be like? That’s the question that famed developer Bungie tried …

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Outland Review

The core ideas behind Outland feel fresh and entertaining at first, but predictable level design and frustrating boss encounters hurt the experience. For a platformer to stand out in this day and age, the game has to do something quite inventive either from a visual or gameplay standpoint, preferably both. …

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Halo 4 Review

Halo 4 is a great addition to the franchise and a terrific first-person shooter that stands well on its own. After the end of Halo 3, developer Bungie was done with the series, but Microsoft was left with one pressing question: where do we go from here? After all, Bungie …

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Gears of War: Judgment Review

While this prequel delivers an entertaining and action-packed campaign, as well as some traditional and new multiplayer modes, the overall package feels woefully unimpressive. Back when the first Gears of War debuted in 2005, the third-person shooter felt refreshingly unique even if some of its parts were seen before (the …

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Resident Evil: Revelations HD Review

Resident Evil: Revelations has what previous games in the main series lacked: direction and confidence. Originally released on the Nintendo 3DS, Resident Evil: Revelations is considered one of the best spinoffs in the survival horror series. So much in fact, that seeing the popularity of the episodic portable game, developer …

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X-COM: Enemy Unknown Review

X-COM: Enemy Unknown is a refreshing turn-based tactical game and a fantastic re-imagining of the classic title. As the an elite member of the X-COM initiative, you’re in charge of commanding a group of soldiers to try and annihilate the alien force that has recently invaded different cities around the …

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DmC: Devil May Cry Review

This reboot is a loud and electrifying hack-and-slash game that exudes personality and is always fun to play. Over the years, the Devil May Cry series has had its high and lows. What started as a Resident Evil game, mutated into a 3D hack-and-slash Gothic adventure that felt challenging and …

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Sleeping Dogs Review

Sleeping Dogs is a terrific crime open-world with an electrifying combat, a compelling story and fresh ideas that make the genre feel entertaining once again. During the PlayStation 2 era, Activision published a series of Grand Theft Auto clones known as True Crime. There were only two games in the …

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