Category Archives: Vortex Hardware News

Darwin Project Review

Battle Royale games can often have you spend an immense amount of time looting and preparing for an ultimate showdown that never actually happens. Instead of getting into an intense firefight against another squad, you may just get sniped by

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Review

With more than 30 games to its name, some dating back as early as the 1980s and most only available in Japan, Dragon Ball Z is no stranger to having its story adapted to video game form. But rarely has

Psikyo Shooting Stars Alpha Review

I doubt that, when Nintendo was developing the Switch, its designers were thinking, “This thing will be great for retro arcade shooters!” But thanks to its built-in screen and detachable Joy-Cons, this thing is absolutely great for retro arcade shooters,

Ask Our Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Reviewer Anything

Good news: Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is coming out this Thursday, January 16! Bad news: we only just got review copies today, less than 48 hours ahead of time. Considering this is a beefy game with dozens of hours of

AO Tennis 2 Review

2018’s AO Tennis may have been a limp first swing that pinged off the frame and dropped well short of the net, but its second attempt at landing in the service box has been delivered with substantially more power and

GTFO Early Access Review

At first glance, GTFO’s co-op FPS action may seem familiar, but a thoughtful combination of atmospheric stealth exploration and brutal difficulty make it refreshingly unique. This enjoyable team-focused formula has provided me with 25 hours of chaotic fun, even a

Borderlands 3: Moxxi's Heist of The Handsome Jackpot DLC Review

Don’t get me wrong: I like Borderlands 3, but we’ve had a rocky relationship since launch. While I was initially extremely excited for it after seven years of waiting, I found it difficult to keep an interest once I had

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Review (2019)

Almost since the beginning, Star Wars has been a story of redemption from darkness. So, in an ironic sort of way, Battlefront 2 is a better Star Wars game because of its initial fall to the dark side and subsequent

Wattam Review

Somewhere between a lucid dream, a children’s show, and an acid trip, you’ll find Wattam. The latest game from Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi is an absurd and colorful adventure full of anthropomorphised objects, laugh-out-loud goals, and a dreamlike sense

Boneworks Review

What happens when you throw headcrabs, crowbars, and advanced physics puzzles into a dystopian cityscape? If the first thing that comes to mind is Half-Life 2, you’re only half right. Boneworks, by developer Stress Level Zero, is a clear homage