VA-11 HALL-A [PS4] Review | Mixing Drinks And Changing Lives

Cyberpunk stories tend to follow hackers, rogues, and malcontents who find themselves at odds with the powers that be in a grim dystopian world. While VA-11 HALL-A certainly takes place in this type of setting, refreshingly, it doesn't follow the typical trajectory of this kind of story. Instead, you play as a bartender and must … Continue reading VA-11 HALL-A [PS4] Review | Mixing Drinks And Changing Lives

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The Most Exciting Rumored New IPs Of E3 2019

While E3 may have lost some of its former luster, that doesn't change the fact that it still serves as the most exciting time of the year for gaming news and announcements. Going into the major press conferences later today, there are quite a few leaks and rumors regarding new unannounced franchises. Considering how rare … Continue reading The Most Exciting Rumored New IPs Of E3 2019

Detective Pikachu Review | Pokémon Noire

So, as it turns out, it is actually possible for a live action video game movie to be worth watching. In the case of Detective Pikachu, this mostly true due to the great design and CGI work on the Pokemon, as well as Ryan Reynolds' spirited performance as series mascot Pikachu. While this story often … Continue reading Detective Pikachu Review | Pokémon Noire

Mortal Kombat 11 Review | Lootboxes Can’t Stop The Bonecrushing Fun

As my journey into the fighting game genre deepens, I've finally gotten properly into a NetherRealms game. Although there are plenty of frustrating qualities to MK11, I can't deny that this game probably has the best single player story in a fighting game. Additionally, I've gotten a lot of enjoyment out of the core gameplay, … Continue reading Mortal Kombat 11 Review | Lootboxes Can’t Stop The Bonecrushing Fun

Why Sekiro’s Parry Mechanic Is A Perfect Fit For A FromSoftware Game

I have a deep affinity for the works of FromSoftware. Not only do their games feature some of the most enchanting and haunting worlds in the medium, but they also consistently showcase a mastery of environmental storytelling and worldbuilding. Their games also happen to be very, very hard, but in a way that inspires mastery … Continue reading Why Sekiro’s Parry Mechanic Is A Perfect Fit For A FromSoftware Game

The Multilayered Horror Of Resident Evil 2

It is probably fair to say that the Resident Evil series has survived its rough patch, with the action-oriented disaster of RE6 giving way to the much more successful RE7: Biohazard. That positive trend has continued with this year's remake of Resident Evil 2, a game that builds on the inherently unsettling aspects of the … Continue reading The Multilayered Horror Of Resident Evil 2

Yuppie Psycho Review | First Job Survival Horror

On the short list of horribly unpleasant experiences, the first day at a new job surely makes the list. That is doubly true if you live in the dystopian world of Yuppie Psycho, where monolithic corporations and rigid class systems make your life all the more stressful. A story-based survival horror game with well-considered social … Continue reading Yuppie Psycho Review | First Job Survival Horror