Enslaved: Odyssey to the West Review

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Enslaved is a vividly detailed post-apocalyptic action-adventure with an electrifying setting, expressive characters, mature storytelling and thrilling setpieces. Most people are familiar with the story of Journey to the West in some form or another. This classic mythological novel is set in a fantastical version of China and follows three…

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Syndicate Review

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Syndicate is a creative first-person shooter that uses its futuristic setting and breaching abilities to create some memorable moments. Set in the year 2069 where there’s 15 billion people and most of them have chip implants inside their heads, Syndicate puts you in the shoes of augmented agent Miles Kilo…

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Split/Second Review

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Split/Second is an orchestra of explosions and fire, making it one of the most bombastic racing games in recent memory, but its unfair difficulty makes the experience frustrating. Structured as a popular reality television show divided into seasons, Split/Second is a science fiction racing game. As one of the competitors,…

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Sacred Citadel Review

Sacred Citadel replaces the top down view of the RPG series with a side-scrolling perspective and while there’s nothing particularly innovative about this beat ‘em up, it’ll keep you entertained for a while. There’s something undeniably charming about beat ‘em ups. Maybe it’s their simplicity, the fact that you can…

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Defiance Review

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Defiance is a competent third-person shooter with action role-playing elements that, despite having some minor moments of brilliance, is lost in a sea of terrific free-to-play games. Over the course of the seventh generation of consoles, several developers tried to create a massively multiplayer online game that would run on…

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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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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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