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    'Lords of the Fallen' review: Brutal fun
    Lords of the Fallen isn’t exactly the next-generation hardcore action role-playing game it was amped up to be... but it’s close. Difficulty and character progression run at separate paces, and the painfully frustrating gameplay present...
  • Rhythm paradise: Cosmic DJ review
    Rhythm paradise: Cosmic DJ review
    It’s a little known fact that I’m a DJ for my college radio station; while I love being a peppy personality every week online, I always wanted to dabble in club gigs. This has since been a pipe dream, so I’ve stuck to becoming an...
  • Bayonetta 2 cover
    The Year in Gaming 2014: Bayonetta 2, Dragon Age Inquisition, and Far Cry 4
    There were way too many games for a single man to review especially the congestion between October and November. So while this writer’s top games of 2014 are already out, some of these picks didn’t get a review. These three are all...
  • Tetris Ultimate Review
    ‘Tetris Ultimate’ review: Still makin’ lines
    “Tetris” drops the block in “Ultimate” edition, but thanks to tried and true gameplay, ends up making the lines it’s known for to keep hardcore fans around for a bit.“Tetris” may be timeless, a 30-year-old...
  • Senran Kagura: Bon Appetit review for PS Vita - light, yet filling
    'Senran Kagura: Bon Appetit' review for PS Vita - light, yet filling
    The lovely and deadly ladies of "Senran Kagura" trade in their weapons for kitchen utensils in this rhythmic cooking game for the PS Vita. Published by XSEED Games and developed byMeteorise, "Senran Kagura: Bon Appetit" puts a...
  • PlayStation 4 Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris
    PlayStation 4 'Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris' review
    Article first published asPlayStation 4 Review: ‘Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris’on Blogcritics.Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris is the sequel to the 2010 hit, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light. While the core series is...
  • ‘WWE 2K15’ ‘WCW Pack’ review: not quite
    ‘WWE 2K15’ ‘WCW Pack’ review: not enough attention to detail
    Those who want to “Feel the Bang” and “Rack” up the competition one more time get their wish with WWE 2K15’s new “WCW Pack,” but a lack of extra attention to detail hurt the overall product.To relive the...
  • Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS
    Fourth Day of Christmas: ‘Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS’
    On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… 'Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS!'It’s very hard to mention one ‘Super Smash Bros.’ game and not the other, so these two are both highly recommended. It is...
  • Necklace of Skulls
    The Casual Gamer Reviews Necklace of Skulls
    There's a promising resurgence of interactive stories (people these days are calling them “gamebooks) happening right now, and many an indie developer is taking advantage of it. Among those is Barcelona developer, Cubus Games. An...
  • 'Destiny' - Crota's Raid
    'The Dark Below' DLC continues 'Destiny's' trend of falling flat
    Bungie has had its hands full since the launch of Destiny. Many have critiqued the game's lack of variety and scarcity of legitimate content. One of these two have been addressed, at least somewhat, but when it comes down to it "The Dark...
  • The Secret Society: Hidden Mystery
    The Casual Gamer Reviews The Secret Society: Hidden Mystery
    Though of late, hidden object games have lost the popularity they had say, three to five years ago, mega-casual-game publisher G5 Games (they have offices in Moscow, Stockholm and San Francisco) is still fully committed to the genre. Despite an...
  • Xeodrifter
    'Xeodrifter' review: Running 'n gunning in eight bits
    Xeodrifter is the latest retro-themed title from the primarily Nintendo-focused indie developer Renegade Kid, who is perhaps best known for the excellent 3DS and Wii U eShop title Mutant Mudds. Like that game, Xeodrifter is light on setup, story,...
  • Halo: Master Chief Collection
    Third Day of Christmas, ‘Halo: Master Chief Collection’
    On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me… ‘Halo: Master Chief Collection!’Is your loved one a huge ‘Halo’ fan? Are his/her decade old discs starting to wear down? Then this is perfect for them.The &lsquo...
  • Tome: Immortal Arena
    'Tome: Immortal Arena' review
    “Tome: Immortal Arena” is the type of game that exists because a lot of people in another quite similar game complained a lot with no recourse. It’s a MOBA, or a Massive Online Battle Arena, easily the most popular genre in the E...
  • Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
    Second Day of Christmas: 'Poke'mon Omega Ruby' and 'Alpha Sapphire'
    On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me… ‘Pokemon Omega Ruby’ and ‘Alpha Sapphire!’If you’re trying to decide whether or not to get the latest Pokemon game for your loved one, consider these two...