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Armikrog Review (PC)

by T.J. Denzer 3 days ago
Pencil Test
When you look at point-and-click adventure games today, it’s hard to think of a time when these games did a heck of a lot with so much less. They’ve become lavish in their scope and it’s a definite part of the charm bringing point-and-clicks back into prominence. Pencil Test Studios hit opposite of that method with their new point-and-click, Armikrog. It’s got charm – oodles in fact – but the game harkens to a bygone era of point-and-clicks that tasked players with making the most of what’s there and dealing with it. Unfortunately, Armikrog brings back many old problems and mixes them with new ones as well, occasionally distracting from what is otherwise a funny and beautiful game.

Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition Review (Xbox One)

by Katrina Hill June 23, 2015 @ 2:01 AM
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.

Magicka 2 Review (Playstation 4)

by Alex Langley May 29, 2015 @ 3:47 PM
The magical arts are a dangerous thing, indeed. That’s something we all learned with the first Magicka, an action-RPG whose big hook was letting players combine the magical elements and what spectacular results (or spectacular failures) we got as a result. Magicka 2 is here, boasting the same elements, same spells, and pretty much the same, well, everything.

Battlefield Hardline Review (Xbox One)

by Luke Brown April 7, 2015 @ 12:46 PM
Visceral Games
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.