Life is Strange Episode 2: Out of Time Review – 3:10 to Blackwell

Life is Strange Episode 2: Out of Time Review – 3:10 to Blackwell

Mar 27, 2015

Life continues to be strange; certain design choices, stranger still.   If you were given superpowers, what would you do with them? It’s a noble thing to say that you would instantly use them for good, but let’s be honest; you would want to have some fun with them first. Who, given super speed, wouldn’t use it to take a shot at winning a...

Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in The Darkness Review

Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in The Darkness Review

Mar 25, 2015

Do you really want to hurt me?   Things are looking worse than ever for the beleaguered House Forrester in the latest chapter of Telltale’s Game of Thrones saga. With young patriarch Ethan Forrester dead and buried and the Whitehills occupying Ironrath, the Forrester’s seat of power, and Mira caught in the middle of a shadowy assassination...

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 – Episode 4 Review

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 – Episode 4 Review

Mar 21, 2015

A Not So Final Metamorphosis   Capcom has me believing again. I’m not saying that Resident Evil Revelations 2 is an amazing or perfect game by any standards But this game could definitely serve as a watershed moment for the RE series overall. It’s structured digital episodic release as well as general game direction could certainly be seen as a step in...

Battlefield Hardline Review – No Cop Out

Battlefield Hardline Review – No Cop Out

Mar 21, 2015

What’cha gonna do when they come for you?   Battlefield: Hardline is the antithesis of a mid 90’s action flick, and developer Visceral does not hesitate on letting you know that. You play as Nick Mendoza, a newly promoted detective of the Miami police force. Drawing inspiration from shows like 24, Hawaii five-0 and True Detective, Mendoza is sent...

Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea Review – A Recipe for Success?

Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea Review – A Recipe for Success?

Mar 21, 2015

Gust’s newest game in its “Atelier” series, Atelier Shallie, has just been released, but was their latest in the series a successful synthesis?   The Gust Corporation has been making games in their “Atelier” series since 1997 (although it came to the rest of the world a bit later), and has enjoyed quite a bit of success...

Tales From The Borderlands Episode 2: Atlas Mugged Review

Tales From The Borderlands Episode 2: Atlas Mugged Review

Mar 18, 2015

One sock in the grave   Coming in the wake of one of the more explosive finales in any release in Telltale’s stable of adventure titles, Tales from the Borderlands Episode 2: Atlas Mugged  has some pretty big shoes to fill. The introductory episode  Zer0 Sum’s explosive death race segment combined with the chunky shenanigans of Rhys’...