From Ashes Rise – Fenix Rage Review

From Ashes Rise – Fenix Rage Review

Sep 27, 2014

Hang onto your controllers, aptly named platformer will have you raging, indeed   Platformers have seen quite the resurgence over the past few years. Games like I Wanna be the Guy, Spelunky,  Super Meat Boy, and even Trials have taken the genre in a direction well beyond jumping on turtles and mushrooms. Fenix Rage has stepped into the ring and definitely...

Azure Striker GUNVOLT Review

Azure Striker GUNVOLT Review

Sep 10, 2014

Experience the revival of the hardcore action-platformer in the adrenaline-pumping Azure Striker GUNVOLT for the Nintendo 3DS   While the days of Mega Man have seemingly come to an end, Keiji Inafune – the “father” of Mega Man – has done his best to make sure that the spirit of the series lives on. While most of Inafune’s...

Preview: Jane Jensen’s Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers

Preview: Jane Jensen’s Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers

Aug 26, 2014

Gabriel Knight reborn in the remake of Jane Jensen’s classic adventure game. Jane Jensen has spent her life working at the art of storytelling, with games such as Moebius and Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers. Speaking of the latter, this year marks the 20th anniversary of Jensen’s voodoo-themed point-and-click adventure in ’90s New...

Preview: Wadjet Eye and Grundislav’s “A Golden Wake” Takes to the Streets of Miami

Preview: Wadjet Eye and Grundislav’s “A Golden Wake” Takes to the Streets of Miami

Aug 8, 2014

Wadjet Eye and Grundislav Games take us to a time of hope, promise, and affordable real estate.   Wadjet Eye Games has become synonymous with high-quality storytelling. This year alone we’ve covered and enjoyed their Blackwell series, as well as the sci-fi adventure Gemini Rue, and now they have yet another point-and-click story to tell. Meanwhile,...

Retro Refined- Strider Review

Retro Refined- Strider Review

Feb 23, 2014

Double Helix resurrects Capcom’s legendary ninja for a new generation. Capcom’s agile azure assassin is back courtesy of developer Double Helix. For the first time in 15 years Strider Hiryu, the scarlet scarf sporting ninja has found his way to the console front to once again wage war against the evil, mechanized forces the nefarious Grand Master...

The Best And Worst Video Game Icon Makeovers

The Best And Worst Video Game Icon Makeovers

Feb 6, 2014

Today we were given a look a Sega’s new vision for Sonic. While I’m not one to argue with the company’s choice to update their anthropomorphic blue speedster’s appearance, which has stayed largely the same over his 20+ year career. However, I’m not entirely sure I’m sold on this mummy-wrapped, sash-sporting hipster just yet....