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Monday, April 6, 2020

‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’ strives for strategic gameplay, but inevitably encourages camping

Infinity Ward’s “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare” is aptly named: old but new. The infamous first person shooter brings back loads of old mechanics such as killstreaks, frag grenades and, of course, modern terrain....

“Mario Kart Tour” burns out by offering nothing new and pestering players to pay...

One of Nintendo’s most anticipated mobile games has finally been released as “Mario Kart Tour” brings pure chaos to smart phones everywhere. While the game brings the fun of playing Mario Kart in a...

“Mortal Kombat 11” fumbles but still manages to deliver on a great addition to...

2015’s “Mortal Kombat X” was met with wide praise as it revitalized the series and brought with it meaningful changes to the combat system that add to the series’ relevance and success.  NetherRealm Studios...

Shoot-and-loot dungeon crawler “Risk of Rain 2” shines bright in the sea of mixed...

Dungeon crawler-type games have always been popular and developer Hopoo Games created a great entry to the genre called “Risk of Rain.” Released in 2013, the second dungeon crawler was different every single playthrough....

“Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice” is peak From Software but features familiar blemishes

The release of “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice” felt much more anticipated than any other title to come out of developer From Software in recent years. This IP seemed like the company’s most ambitious project...

“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...