Mortal Kombat X continues to launch the game to new heights. It's a bloody, gory bout of glory with intricate controls, a varied and balanced roster, and a ton of ways to play both online against peers or alone on the couch.
There are a lot of moments in Acid Nerve's Titan Souls where you need more than a good plan; you also need a lot of luck. That's not to say a great plan won't get the job done, but there's a bit of good fortune involved in slaying titans as well.
With so much more, well, work to do, the expansion bolsters a core game that was a bit sparse at launch. At the same time, it’s hindered by the limitations of The Sims 4, which make it very hard to balance careers, family, and fun.
Mix two servings of Chunsoft's Mystery Dungeon series with a heaping helping of Atlus' Etrian Odyssey series and you get Etrian Mystery Dungeon, a dungeon crawler offering deep dungeons and shallow gameplay.
Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones seeks to marry sidescrolling stealth mechanics with more fast paced puzzle platforming and open world exploration. The result is a game that feels just as fresh as the original Stealth Inc. did when it was released.
Featuring its trademark simulation-style baseball, deep franchise and career modes, and a retooled Diamond Dynasty, MLB 15: The Show has improved in just about every conceivable area from its previous incarnation. So why does it feel so stale?
Visceral dialed back a bit on the outrageous action movie vibe, but added a few new wrinkles to the franchise's trademark combat and multiplayer. Even with that shift in focus and a different studio behind it all, Battlefield Hardline doesn't feel all that different from previous efforts.
I wasn't sure if the transition would succeed, but this port is just as impressive and fun as the original Wii release, so anyone who decides to first experience Xenoblade here won't miss a beat.
Story of Seasons, for all intents and purposes, is Harvest Moon without the title, and continues the series’ tradition of making the mundane into compelling gameplay.
As far as puzzle platformers are concerned, Boxboy is a breath of fresh air and proves that no matter the size or style of game, HAL is always committed to delivering a unique and fun experience with their games.