Reviews

Virtual Console Imports: Sin and Punishment

Virtual Console Imports: Sin and Punishment

There’s one aspect of the Virtual Console that I really like above all others. Import games. Over the next few weeks we'll be looking at some of my favorite import titles to grace the Virtual Console. To kick things off, I’m going to take a look at one of the first import titles released, Sin and Punishment: Successors of the Earth. »

Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins Review — Not Stacking Up

Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins Review — Not Stacking Up

Lego City: Undercover built its way into plenty of fans hearts on the Wii U, but its handheld sibling doesn't get all the pieces to click. »

Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze Review: Go Bananas

Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze Review: Go Bananas

Donkey Kong is back, but is this outing any better than the last? »

Bravely Default Review: Is It Brave, Stupid or Just Crazy?

Bravely Default Review: Is It Brave, Stupid or Just Crazy?

Bravely Default has made a sizable splash in the ocean that is the JRPG community. It's colorful characters, winding story, boundless job system and innovative additions to that standard turn-based battle system have caused ripples that some can't adjust to, but many may find refreshing. There are many crashing waves that cause the current of this game to vary, but I have to say that the tide pull... »

Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask Review: Keep on Puzzling

Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask Review: Keep on Puzzling

Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask is another solid entry in the Layton series. While the approach is similar to the previous four games, Miracle Mask is a well produced and well written entry to the series with fun puzzles and has entertaining games to play on the side. It may not be innovative, but it does the trick for both fans of the series and for gamers looking for a casual game to spend... »

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Review — Aboard A Tide of Change

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Review — Aboard A Tide of Change

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag heralds itself as a smart, expansive sequel emphasizing a thrilling sense of freedom and a genuinely thrilling departure from its series roots. Through tighter gameplay and a bold world, Black Flag undoubtedly shows a potential unparalleled in the series thus far, as an imperfect yet worthy successor to its name. »

The String Arcade Review: Video Game Music Plucks Into Your Heart

The String Arcade Review: Video Game Music Plucks Into Your Heart

This fun collection of video game music arranged for string quartet shows off a unique blend of styles from gaming's past and present. »

Earthbound Review: A Classic Given New Life

Earthbound Review: A Classic Given New Life

Earthbound is almost the typical Japanese role-playing game. Based off the simple Dragon Quest engine, Earthbound separated itself from other games by its modern setting and charming writing. Earthbound is a game that did a lot of simple things really well. This appeal still holds true even as the game approaches its twenty year anniversary. »

Super Mario 3D World Review: A Third Dimension of Fun

Super Mario 3D World Review: A Third Dimension of Fun

As much a testament to his remarkable past as Nintendo’s creative capacities, Super Mario 3D World has Mario and company soaring onto the Wii’s successor with the same splendor as any 3D platformer could require of them with only the smallest of shortcomings. »

Dr Luigi Review: Can you prescribe something for Deja Vu?

Dr Luigi Review: Can you prescribe something for Deja Vu?

Time for a second opinion, but is this doctor any more qualified than the last? »

Page 1 of 512345