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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

“Anthem” fails to live up to hype as it repeats past mistakes

Ever since it was first announced at E3 2017, Bioware’s newest title “Anthem” caught people’s attention, and had many of them excited to fly around in the game’s Iron Man-esque mech suits.  However after...

“Kingdom Hearts 3” unlocks a satisfying end to a venerable series

For over 13 years, fans of the Kingdom Hearts series have waited for a true sequel to “Kingdom Hearts 2,” which released in 2005 on the PS2. During this wait, Square Enix has been...

“Red Dead Redemption 2” promises excellence and delivers

It is no secret that the newest entry in the Red Dead series, “Red Dead Redemption 2,” has been a massive success. Being one of the largest open-world video games to date, many gamers...

“Spider-Man” is the most quintessential superhero game since “Arkham City”

In this day and age, comic books, and the countless media franchises that have spawned from them, are nothing short of iconic. Some of the most well known figures in pop culture, characters such...

“God of War” isn’t perfect, but it’s an unequivocal masterpiece

No spoilers. You’re welcome. Few games are as deserving of the descriptor “epic” as much as those in the “God of War” series. It plays like a Japanese-developed hack-and-slash but is presented with the grandeur...

A post-hype dissection of “Cuphead”

E3 2014 was — per usual for the video game industry’s largest trade event — a hodgepodge of phoney, often cringe-inducing, pandering and gimmickry in between the announcement of a few eyebrow-raising AAA titles....

“Zombies Chronicles” is pretty, but not much else

“Call of Duty” is the most ubiquitous video gaming franchise for relatively good reason. While incredibly repetitive, each new installment since “Call of Duty 3” has featured fine-tuned controls and rewarding online upgrade systems...

“Persona 5” brings JRPGs back into the limelight

Released nine years after “Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4” (2008), “Persona 5” makes its debut on eighth generation consoles. Being a Japanese role-playing game (JRPG), “Persona 5” is confined to the conventions of the...

Nintendo Switch Gaming Guide

After much rumor and speculation, Nintendo’s seventh major home console has finally arrived in the form of the Nintendo Switch. The aptly named tablet-based console lets users seamlessly “switch” from playing on the TV...

Survival Horror: Reborn

It’s 1996. “Resident Evil” is out. It creates this genre called survival horror. Basically, you’re scared and nobody can help you. People love it, it sells like mad. Now it’s 2002. “Resident Evil” is...