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State Of Decay 2 Review: The Limping Dead

State Of Decay 2 Review: The Limping DeadState of Decay 2 sometimes feels like a far-too-real representation of the mundane reality that comes with surviving a zombie apocalypse. Consistently being on the hunt for food, resources to craft ammunition, and survivors to bolster your ranks doesn’t always translate into a captivating gameplay loop–especially when you’re faced with horrors other than the countless... Read More »

Framed Collection Review – Worth A Thousand Words

Framed Collection Review – Worth A Thousand WordsWhen it first released in 2014, Framed was declared game of the year by no less than Hideo Kojima. In the years since, this has been the game’s enduring legacy–it’s not just a good game, but one that inspired an industry heavyweight with its inventiveness. It’s a fundamentally robust, unique idea executed well. Framed Collection... Read More »

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Review – The Great Zelda Spin-Off Is Back

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Review – The Great Zelda Spin-Off Is BackHyrule Warriors is a beautiful, chaotic mess of a game. It’s got all the glossy rupees, imaginative monsters, and fashionable characters you’d expect from the Zelda series (and plenty you wouldn’t), topped off with some nods to the medieval hack-and-slash Dynasty Warriors series. In place of puzzles and elaborate levels or side-quests, you’re here to... Read More »

Battle Chasers Nightwar Review: Switch It Up

Battle Chasers Nightwar Review: Switch It UpBased on a hit comic book series from the late ’90s, Battle Chasers: Nightwar successfully translates the look and feel of a comic into a turn-based RPG. The mesmerizing animated intro shows exactly what you’re in for: a wild world where steampunk meets Dungeons & Dragons, rendered in beautiful, deep-shaded colors. It was a spell... Read More »

FAR: Lone Sails Review: Come Sail Away

FAR: Lone Sails Review: Come Sail AwayFAR: Lone Sails, the debut title of Swiss developer Okomotive, opens with your character–an unnamed, ambiguous figure in red–wordlessly paying their final respects at a grave behind their home. As you guide them from left to right, through their residence and out the front door, you leave it behind and set out on an unclear... Read More »

Destiny 2: Warmind Review – Back To Work

Destiny 2: Warmind Review – Back To WorkDestiny 2 has been struggling to keep its players invested for a while now. Going into its second expansion, Warmind, the biggest question was whether or not Destiny 2 can entice people to come back to it. This expansion is geared more toward the hardcore players, offering difficult endgame activities and a slower, more demanding... Read More »

Pillars Of Eternity 2: Deadfire Review – A Pirate's Life For Me

Pillars Of Eternity 2: Deadfire Review – A Pirate's Life For MePillars of Eternity was something of a herald for the second golden age of classic computer role-playing games. It was an inspiration, and was quickly followed by games like Torment: Tides of Numenera and Tyranny, and plenty more have filled in the gaps since then. And that’s before we even get to the reboots and... Read More »

Battletech Review: A Tactical PC Game That Will Mech Your Day

Battletech Review: A Tactical PC Game That Will Mech Your DayEnjoying Battletech takes time and patience. Born from the decades-old tabletop game of the same name (which also gave birth to the Mechwarrior series of games), the Harebrained Schemes version of Battletech places the universe into the genre most suitable to its origin: turn-based tactical strategy. It’s a successful endeavor in that playing Battletech very... Read More »

City of Brass Review – Hidden Treasure

City of Brass Review – Hidden TreasureCity of Brass opens with an ominous warning about the many dangers lurking within its cursed city, before dropping a tantalizing tease of incredible wealth should you manage to overcome all of its obstacles. You play as a thief trying to reach the mythical treasure through endless foes and dangerous traps, and if you’re able... Read More »

Total War Saga: Thrones Of Britannia Review – Rule, Britannia

Total War Saga: Thrones Of Britannia Review – Rule, BritanniaThe year is 880 AD. West Seaxe has flourished across the British Isles, and you’ve kept yourself in the hotseat of the English kingdoms through years of hasty allegiances, diplomatic marriages, and bribery. However, your adopted son Ricsige cuts a swathe through your settlements in some misguided idea of rebellion before meeting his end at... Read More »