TUESDAY, AUG. 18, 2015
THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2015
Thu., April 2, 2015, 1:51 p.m.
Will these titles emerge as the killer apps of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One?
MONDAY, FEB. 9, 2015
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 10, 2014
Wed., Dec. 10, 2014, 1:01 p.m.
The first expansion for Bungie's monster hit 'Destiny' has arrived for Playstation and Xbox gamers this week. While I've had precious little time to delve into the new missions, I'll be sharing my experience with gamers as I work to ultimately unlock the expansion's meatiest...
FRIDAY, DEC. 5, 2014
Fri., Dec. 5, 2014, 10:31 a.m.
The Internet is abuzz this morning after Japanese developer Capcom posted a teaser trailer for Street Fighter V (apparently prematurely, since it has now been set to private on YouTube) that indicated the next installment in the massive franchise would be a Playstation 4 console...
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 3, 2014
Wed., Dec. 3, 2014, 10:18 a.m.
Title: Mercenary Kings Genre: Platform action/shoot ‘em up Platform reviewed on: Playstation 4 ($8.99, also available on PC, Mac) Developer: Tribute Games Publisher: Tribute Games Release Date: March 25, 2014 I never poured quarters in a Neo/Geo machine for Metal Slug action in the 1990s....
THURSDAY, NOV. 27, 2014
Thu., Nov. 27, 2014, 6 a.m.
Title: Destiny Genre: First-person “persistent online shooter” Platform Reviewed On: Playstation 4 Developer: Bungie Publisher: Activision Release Date: Sept. 9, 2014 I entered the Vault of Glass this weekend. And I did not survive. Playing the only Raid currently available for Destiny is a lot...
MONDAY, NOV. 24, 2014
Mon., Nov. 24, 2014, 6 a.m.
Title: Strider Platform reviewed on: Playstation 4 (Digital-only, $14.99, also available on PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Developer: Double Helix Games Publisher: Capcom Release Date: Feb. 18, 2014 The last several years have seen a renaissance in the 2-D, action platformer genre. Updates to once-proud...
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 12, 2014
Wed., Nov. 12, 2014, 8:31 a.m.
Title: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Platform reviewed on: Playstation 4 Developer: Sledgehammer Games Publisher: Activision Release Date: Nov. 4, 2014 Perhaps the most divisive franchise in gaming today is the Call of Duty franchise, which went from a trailblazing squad-based shooting experience in World...
MONDAY, OCT. 20, 2014
Mon., Oct. 20, 2014, 6 a.m.
Title: 'Watch Dogs: Bad Blood' (downloadable content) Platform reviewed on: Playstation 4 Developer: Ubisoft Montreal Publisher: Ubisoft Release Date: Sept. 30, 2014 My review of 'Watch Dogs,' the digitally neurotic current-generation answer to the progression of the open-world genre, criticized the UbiSoft title for two...
MONDAY, OCT. 13, 2014
Mon., Oct. 13, 2014, 2:39 p.m.
One of the most widespread complaints about the multiplayer in Destiny, Bungie's latest blockbuster title, was that it stripped players of the sought-after loot that made your character feel like a bad-ass. That legendary sniper rifle it took you fifteen bouts with a Vex boss...
MONDAY, SEPT. 29, 2014
Mon., Sept. 29, 2014, 6 a.m.
Title: Destiny Genre: First-person “persistent online shooter” Platform Reviewed On: Playstation 4 Developer: Bungie Publisher: Activision Release Date: Sept. 9, 2014 Researchers have established a link between visual cues and chemical responses in certain areas of a gamer's brain. It's these reactions that make us...
MONDAY, SEPT. 8, 2014
Mon., Sept. 8, 2014, 6 a.m.
Title: The Last of Us: Remastered Genre: Cover-based stealth shooter Platform reviewed on: Playstation 4 Developer: Naughty Dog Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America Release Date: July 29, 2014 Acclaimed film critic Roger Ebert once (in)famously said, “Video games will never be art.” He clarified those...
MONDAY, SEPT. 1, 2014
Mon., Sept. 1, 2014, 6 a.m.
Title: Infamous: Second Son Genre: Open-world action Platform reviewed on: Playstation 4 Developer: Sucker Punch Productions Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America Release Date: March 21, 2014 Enjoy your powers in Infamous: Second Son. With the promise of the next generation of console gaming comes the...
MONDAY, AUG. 25, 2014
Mon., Aug. 25, 2014, 6 a.m.
Title: FEZ Genre: Puzzle/platformer Platform reviewed on: Playstation 4 Developer: Polytron Corporation Publisher: Polytron Corporation/Trapdoor Release date (original): April 13, 2012 A little taste of the superb level design in 'FEZ.' The resurgence of the platform genre can be attributed to the rise of the...
MONDAY, AUG. 18, 2014
Mon., Aug. 18, 2014, 6 a.m.
Title: Battlefield 4 Genre: First-person shooter Platform reviewed on: Playstation 4 Developer: EA Digital Illusions CE (DICE) Publisher: Electronic Arts Release Date: October 29, 2013 Watch Kip play (miserably) a portion of 'Battlefield 4.' If the “Fallout” series teaches us that war never changes, the...
TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2014
Tue., July 29, 2014, 6 a.m.
Title: 'Watch Dogs' Platform reviewed on: Playstation 4 Developer: Ubisoft Montreal Publisher: Ubisoft Release Date: May 27, 2014 If there's anything I've learned from two generations of open-world games, it's that they must do one of two things well to be successful: 1) establish a...
FRIDAY, NOV. 15, 2013
Fri., Nov. 15, 2013, 1:04 p.m.
Remember, remember, the 15th of November... as Playstation 4 un-boxing day! After an exhaustive search through the box, we discovered to our delight that Sony has thrown in an HDMI cable, which they skimped out on when I un-boxed my old PS3. Of course, now...
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