Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy Review (PlayStation 4)
Like Sonic the Hedgehog before him, Crash Bandicoot tried to be everything the family friendly Mario wasn't. Naughty Dog's wild, spinning beast was brash and had a "crazy" attitude. All that personality doesn't get you anywhere if the game itself is a bust though, and fortun…
Beethoven & Dinosaur’s The Artful Escape Is Telekinetic Prophetic Dynamite [Preview]
No matter how fleeting the feeling, we've all dreamed of being a rock star at one time or another in our lives. Some video games have come close to giving us that feeling, with the likes of Rock Band and Guitar Hero putting the power directly in our hands. Few developers have looked beyond the …
Time Keeps on Slipping in Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 [Preview]
I honestly didn't know how badly I wanted to see one of Jack Kirby's Celestials in Lego form until I played Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2. It was amazing to see such an iconic design rendered in the block form Lego is known for without losing any of that Kirby aesthetic. Just the opening mome…
Mario Is a Man of Many Hats in Super Mario Odyssey [Preview]
There are three things that define Mario as an icon. The first is his mustache, the second is his overalls, and the third is that bright red cap. Over the years, Mario's worn a number of different outfits, but the mustache and the hat have always been a central part of identifying Nintendo&apos…
Star Child Gives PlayStation VR The Stylish Platformer It Needs [Preview]
After going hands-on with Star Child, it gave us great hope that PSVR will see the same kind of quality games its parent console hosts.
PAX East 2017: Ogre Head Studios and Nyamakop Bring International Style to the Show Floor
It's refreshing to make it to the smaller booths and see what developers outside of the US think of PAX East, and how their backgrounds affect the ways they approach game design.
PAX East 2017: Snake Pass is The First Great Herpetological Platformer [Preview]
When I think of kicking back and relaxing, snakes would not be the first thing that come to mind. But putting the team behind LittleBigPlanet 3 in charge of a slithery puzzle-platformer may give it enough charm to change Indiana Jones’ mind.
Drawing Swords, Enemies and Fantastically Terrifying Worlds With Sundered [Preview]
Now in alpha, Sundered hopes to take the well known Metroidvania genre and combining it with gorgeous hand drawn animation.
What’s Old is New Again with Sonic Mania on Nintendo Switch [Preview]
Sega’s newest strategy seems to be “if it wasn’t broken, don’t fix it” with Sonic Mania, a full return to Sonic’s original adventures on the Sega Genesis.