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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

“Five Night’s at Freddy’s” contains unique gameplay and original horror

Survival horror games pluck the players from the battlefield and pit them against their worst nightmares. They are an art but few games get it right. Video games are an immersive experience, but for...

Pint-sized game “Child of Light” is a big success

“Child of Light” is the newest RPG from developer Ubisoft Montreal that uses the UbiArt Framework, the same game engine used to create “Rayman Legends.” It is a 2D, side-scrolling RPG that adds in...

“Dark Souls II” on Steam runs like a dream

“Dark Souls II” has finally come out on Steam to the sound of PC gamers everywhere rejoicing and preemptively rage quitting. The latest in From Software’s “Souls” series, this game comes with the promise...

“Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut” brings new features, but has trouble transferring to PS4,...

“Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut” is the latest indie game to fly its way onto Playstation 4 and Xbox One. This space combat game by Born Ready is your typical space shooter, except for...

“Goat Simulator” asks: How much will you pay for a good laugh?

“Simulation” is a scary word to a good portion of the video game community. Hearing or reading it, some people instantly conjure images of the annually rehashed “Farming Simulator” series or any number of...

“Infamous: Second Son” presents solid gameplay, beautiful graphics

“Infamous: Second Son,” from developer Sucker Punch, has finally made its way to PlayStation 4. Set in Seattle, this third-person action sandbox game is the first big title to hit Sony’s next-gen console. I’m...

“Titanfall” not quite titanic

Ever since it was announced, “Titanfall” has been hyped as the next big step in gaming. If you’ve been living under a rock, “Titanfall” is an online-only, competitive, futuristic first-person shooter (FPS) exclusive to...

“Strider” lacks creative punch

“Strider” is not Strider Hiryus’ first time in action, but a reboot of Capcom’s 1989 arcade game. The original was known for a lot of flashy moves, which the reboot has in abundance, bringing...

“Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze” a worthwhile magical adventure

Warning: This game is not for the faint of heart — it will drive you bananas. “Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze” is the sequel to Retro’s beloved “Donkey Kong Country Returns,” which was infamous...

“Bravely Default” Video Game Review

Japanese role playing games (JRPG) have a reputation for clinging to the past when it comes to gameplay. Square Enix, the long-loved developer of the “Final Fantasy” series, has been accused of this practice...