Monthly Archives: October 2018

Call of Cthulhu Review

It doesn’t take long for Call of Cthulhu’s dark and intriguing detective story to rapidly spiral down the well of occult madness. Inspired by the legendary Chaosium RPG of the same name, it tells its Lovecraftian tale with writing so

Diablo 3 for Nintendo Switch Review

Not every six-year-old game can feel fresh and modern on a new platform, especially after you take off the ‘Ohmigosh it’s on Switch so I can take it anywhere!’ goggles. This is my third trip through Diablo 3 since its

Red Dead Redemption 2 Review

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a sprawling Western tale of loyalty, conviction, and the price of infamy, chronicling the inevitable collapse of a motley crew of Wild West holdouts kicking against the slow march of civilisation and industrialisation. Set in

Marvel's Spider-Man (PS4) – The Heist DLC Review

The first post-game DLC episode for Marvel’s Spider-Man, The Heist, is like the main game in miniature form — fantastic character work, coupled with engaging story missions and side objectives occasionally hampered by repetition. The Heist clearly serves as the

My Hero One's Justice Review

My Hero Academia is one of the best shonen anime currently airing, and it deserves a great video game that lives up to its reputation. While My Hero One’s Justice unfortunately doesn’t hit that high bar, it does a good

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales Review

When something comes along that as thoroughly exceeds my expectations in so many areas as Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales, it reminds me why I got into video games in the first place. Far, far from a mere single player afterthought

Return of the Obra Dinn Review

Almost nothing moves on the Obra Dinn, but it’s still one of the most lively video game boats I’ve been on. Its crew may be long gone, but that doesn’t stop them from having interesting voices and complex stories to

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Review

Hello Call of Duty fans! This year we’re trying something new: because Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s modes are so different, we’re reviewing them separately, followed by our overall review and score. You can read more about the review

Starlink: Battle for Atlas Review

Starlink: Battle for Atlas feels like it’s trying to crash a party that’s already packed up and moved on. Toys-to-life games like Disney Infinity, Skylanders, and LEGO Dimensions all dominated the toy sections three years ago, but that time has

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Multiplayer Review

Hello Call of Duty fans! This year we’re trying something new: because Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s modes are so different, we’re reviewing them separately, followed by our overall review and score. This part covers Multiplayer – be sure