Devil Engine Review (Switch)

A brilliant and brutal take on a classic formula     Devil Engine is a heartfelt throwback to the bygone era of the arcades. Developed by Western shoot ’em up developer Protoculture Games and published by DANGEN Entertainment, it’s a throwback to such beloved classics as Technosoft’s Thunderforce and Yumekobo…

Toejam and Earl: Back in the Groove (Switch)

The Boys Are Back In Town   It all begins on a nice day in outer space as Funkatron residents, Toejam and Earl, decide to “borrow” a spaceship for a joyride to impress their best gals Lewanda and Latisha.  Cruising along Earth’s orbit, Earl attempts to turn up the…

Kingdom Hearts III Review (PS4)

Too Little Too Late, But Still Really Great     Kingdom Hearts has always been near and dear to my heart (no pun intended). I found myself drawn into the series with the release of the very first game (it was actually the reason why I got a PlayStation…

NightCry Review (Vita)

Horrifying for All the Wrong Reasons     Horror games are a favorite genre of mine, though we tend to have a love-hate relationship.  I love being scared to death and on the edge of my seat playing a scary game, but I also hate being scared and constantly…
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Metro Exodus Review (Xbox One)

A Brave New World   Metro Exodus takes 4A Games’ post-apocalyptic franchise out of the dark, foreboding depths of the underground and into the once-great outdoors, albeit with mixed results. No longer confined to dreary tunnels, Artyom’s latest adventure transplants the tense gunplay and survival elements found in the…
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Death End re;Quest Review (PS4)

Is Compile Heart’s Latest Game a Programmer’s Delight? or Is It a Bug-Infested Nightmare?     Death end re;Quest is a game I’ve had mixed feelings about. While Compile Heart can indeed be a creative company, they also tend to be very formulaic. Thus, as I learned more and…

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