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Thursday, November 15, 2018

“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...

“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...

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...

“Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition” Video Game Review

It is hard to say that one of the best-looking games from the PS3 and Xbox 360 needed a visual upgrade, but that is exactly what we got with “Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition." The...

“Injustice: Gods Among Us” Video Game Review

4.5 out of 5 stars From the creators of Mortal Kombat comes “Injustice: Gods Among Us,” a somewhat revolutionary fighting game featuring characters from the DC Comics universe. The story is completely original and is...

“Dishonored” Video Game Review

Do you like “Bioshock” and the “Assassin’s Creed” series? If you answered no, you probably don’t play a lot of video games or you aren’t a very sensible person. But if you answered yes,...

“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...

“Bravely Second: End Layer” — no second banana

“Bravely Second: End Layer” is a game in which friendships and family bonds are explored, a hero is miraculously brought back from death and the world bears witness to the end of time. It is...

The strange charm of “Life is Strange”

If anything, “Life is Strange” showed me the viability of episodic game releases. I tend to have an aversion to paying for things I have to wait for, and my only other experience with...

Undertale isn’t underwhelming

For those of you who love breaking the mold and being your own person, bandwagons and the people who join them are probably the center of your derision, and often with good cause. Bandwagons...