Forza Horizon Review

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Forza Horizon bridges the gap between simulation and arcade in an immaculate and entertaining way. For years, the Forza Motorsport series tried to dethrone Gran Turismo by offering a much more accessible simulation racing game that anyone remotely interested in cars could get into. Forza Horizon is a spin-off that’s …

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Soulcalibur II HD Online Review

It isn’t without some missteps, but this enhanced version of Soulcalibur II is worth replaying thanks to the inclusion of some inviting new features. Soulcalibur II remains as one of the best three-dimensional fighting games thanks to its accessibility, fantastic-looking visuals, colorful roster of characters and hard-to-master gameplay. Originally released …

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Gears of War 2 Review

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Like its predecessor, Gears of War 2 is an explosive, incredibly violent and testosterone-filled cover shooter that every Xbox 360 owner should have. Gears of War was a notorious Xbox 360 title because it took the formula established by kill.switch and Resident Evil 4 and brought those ideas to a …

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Sacred 3 Review

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Sacred 3 is a shallow, repetitive, uninspired and poorly designed hack and slash brawler that you can totally do without. The first Sacred stood out as one of the best Diablo clones you could find and the hack and slash brawler came out at a time where most role-playing games …

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Resident Evil 5 Review

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Despite steering the series in a new direction and being overshadowed by its fantastic predecessor, Resident Evil 5 is a terrific action horror game. Resident Evil 4 was one of the most seminal games of its generation and a title that’s remembered fondly even by those who weren’t fans of …

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Castlestorm Review

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Castlestorm has some problems with its controls, but this two-dimensional tower defense brawler is challenging and entertaining nonetheless. In Castlestorm, you find yourself in the middle of a medieval battle between two armies and you must do whatever it takes to protect your castle from the enemy kingdom. To do …

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Transformers: Devastation Review

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Transformers: Devastation does an amazing job of bringing the first generation of toy robots to life. Developer Platinum Games has a reputation for crafting some of the best character action games in recent memory. This trend started with Bayonetta and continued with modern classic such as Vanquish, Anarchy Reigns and …

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Lego: Marvel Super Heroes Review

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Lego: Marvel Super Heroes is a competent open-world action game that Marvel fans will certainly appreciate, but the rest will soon be bored with its tiresome level design and monotonous structure. For years, the Lego games have followed pretty much the same formula and this approach allowed developer Traveller’s Tales …

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Darksiders Review

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Darksiders’ formula might be derivative, but that doesn’t make it less fun to play. To the observant eye, Darksiders seems like a simple formula that combines elements from popular games such as The Legend of Zelda, Devil May Cry, Portal and God of War. Darksiders influences are always apparent, but …

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Borderlands 2 Review

Shooting and looting has seldom been this fun. Borderlands‘ attempt at trying to combine some of the best parts from different genres was really effective. The result was an unconventional title that had open-world, first-person shooting, role-playing and cooperative elements that kept players hooked for hours. There was definitely room …

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L.A. Noire Review

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L.A. Noire is one of the best graphic adventure games in recent memory and one that sets a new standard for the genre. L.A. Noire is one of those rare and special titles that comes along once every generation and even though it might be a while until we see …

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Game of Thrones Review

Telltale’s Game of Thrones isn’t for everyone, but if you’re an avid fan of the fantasy books or the TV series, this episodic graphic adventure will not disappoint. Not only does Game of Thrones represent a massive success for HBO, but the fantasy-themed political intrigue quickly became a cultural milestone …

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Dishonored Review

If you’re looking for a modern take on Deus Ex, this stealth-based action-adventure won’t disappoint. Over the years, there have been numerous stealth games that revitalized the genre, including Metal Gear Solid 4, Hitman Absolution, Mark of the Ninja and of course, Deus Ex, among many others, but none like …

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