Katrina Hill, the Action Flick Chick, is a film critic, convention rat, and in her off time, a gamer. She has loved all things action since a young age. A few of her favorite games include Left 4 Dead and Plants vs. Zombies. Follow her on Twitter @ActionChick or Facebook at Action Flick Chick.
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Capcom's never been shy to re-release a game with a slight update, as evidenced by Street Fighter II Turbo, Resident Evil: Director's Cut, and countless others. Now they've plumbed the well of Devil May Cry (moving away from the divisive DmC reboot) to bring us Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition, an updated revamp of the 2008 stylish action game with all of its wonders and flaws.
Apotheon doesn't have the deepest story, and Nick is a boring, blank canvas of a protagonist, but there's enough there to get things done while propelling you into the real action of exploring, fighting, and powering up.
With LittleBigPlanet 3 it's clear that no amount of big-budget blockbusters can ever really compete with the unlimited resource of player originality.
Not too long ago, the world took note of the philosophical query, “What does the fox say?” Now, thanks to Ubisoft’s Just Dance 2015, we work as a community to dance out the answers to such important mysteries.
No one likes to be called dumb, and yet so many of us like to feel smarter than everyone in the room. Enter Smarter Than You.
It’s hard to keep that spark of originality going when you’re entering the fourth iteration of a series; developer Maxis tried a number of new things with The Sims 4, and while some things make for most welcome changes, others feel like complete steps backwards.
Super Comboman brings loads of charm to its take on the beat ‘em up genre… if only it brought a bit more substance.
You've been... Thunderstruck! Though Storm Casters, a twin-stick shooter from developer Get Set Games, doesn't really feature storms, it does have plenty of casters. And loot. And monsters, dungeons, spells, and... booster cards?
Two dots are better than one? Why yes, yes they are. One is the loneliest number, after all, so Betaworks One developed a follow-up to the simply-named game, Dots: A Game About Connecting, and logically called this sequel Two Dots.
Most of them time, if someone’s playing with small, multicolored, multi-sized blocks, that someone is a child. Bossa Studios came in to put a stop to that with Thomas Was Alone, making it A-okay for people of all ages to play with blocks again.