If you want to know what it’s like to play Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark, imagine being charged fifty dollars to sit in a poorly-constructed tent where you’re forced to press the same button over and over while endless bags of garbage get dumped out on you. Strap in, kids, because this review’s gonna get ugly.
Telltale had already shown in the past, with the Sam and Max series, it could deliver a good dime novel detective story. What we didn't know was just how great a noir narrative The Wolf Among Us would become.
Earth Defense Force 2025 is a title that throws a horde of giant insects in your grill sans any apologies. Narrative nuance and eye-catching visual design are not its strongest features, but if non-stop action is your cup of tea, you've come to the right place.
Ten years since the release of Fable, Microsoft and Lionhead Studios have returned with a new spin on their now legendary fantasy game. Press releases and trailers promised modernized graphics, achievements and many other upgrades to the original Fable. However, a steep $40 price tag threatened to dampen the excitement emanating from the original denizens of Xbox fan-landia. With the pedigree Lionhead and Microsoft brings to the table, expectations were running high for this redux.
In this day and age, it’s incredibly easy to pick on games like Rekoil: Liberator. Counterstrike knock-offs have been a dime a dozen since Valve’s multiplayer shooter became popular at the turn of the century. There’s no doubting that Rekoil is a Counterstrike wannabe. The key question is: does it do anything advance the gameplay or is it a pathetic money grab?