Afterparty Review

Developer: Night School Studio
Platform: PC, PS4, Xbox One

Night School Studio, featuring former developers from the defunct-but-now-resurrected Telltale Games, have brought us once again another story-driven side-scrolling adventure akin to a “walk and talk” simulator. I know that’s not necessarily a sub-genre yet, but for the purpose of this review, that’s what we’re going to call it!

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Resident Evil 2 ReMake Review

Developer : Capcom
Platform : PS4, Xbox One, PC

This is a disclaimer; Resident Evil 2 is one of my most favorite games of all time. It obviously is my favorite Resident Evil game in the entire series, so my bias may be REAL strong in this review. However, as with other remasters and remakes, they have been known to polarize a dedicated fan-base that does not want ANYTHING in their beloved series to change. I’m open to change and improvement, and when I found out one of my favorite games of all time was being remade from the ground up, I jumped for joy, but sat in bated breath, hoping that it wouldn’t demolish what made the original so good in the first place.

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Beat Saber (PSVR) Review

Developer: Beat Games (Formerly Hyperbolic Magnetism)
Platform(s): PSVR (also available on PC)

 

As an owner of the PSVR since it’s release two and a half years ago now, there are a few games in my library that I like to introduce new players to; games that are fun, easy to pick up and not vomit-inducing (Astro Bots, Superhot VR, etc.). I can take most, if not all VR games for longer periods of time and not get dizzy or want to throw up, but I know that there are others that cannot. Safely, I can say that now Beat Saber has been added to the list of games that are a MUST play for any PSVR owner, and a great game for even beginner players to pick up and have a fun time with. This game DOES require quite a bit of movement and exercise, so make sure you’re sufficiently warmed up.

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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Switch)

By Patrick Klein

Nintendo has always been good at taking some of their original ideas and make them feel fresh and new again.  Captain Toad is no exception to this. Other than Super Mario Bros. 2 (Super Mario USA), Toad was always a side character that was commonly used as an NPC in the Mushroom Kingdom and a comic relief character.  Now Nintendo has given him a chance to shine in his own IP, and shine he does. Continue reading “Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Switch)”

Octopath Traveler Impressions/Review

Octopath Traveler (Nintendo Switch)

By Patrick Klein

From Square Enix, and the creators of Bravely series on the Nintendo 3DS comes Octopath Traveler for the Nintendo Switch; a story of eight unique individuals traveling the world for very different reasons.  As they journey across the eight different biospheres of the country of Orsterra, they will learn what is most important in life and grow to become stronger individuals in their respective classes.

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Xbox Elite Controller Review

The Elite Controller for Elite Gamers

By Stojan Jovic

If you ever would ask me years ago if I would ever spend $150 on a video game controller, I’d say you were “out of your mind.” Well, look who’s laughing now?

The hefty price tag is a detriment to many gamers out there. First party controllers are not cheap to begin with, and third party controllers are, if not wired, lacking in quality. And for those that are serious about their gaming experience, there are controllers like these. Continue reading “Xbox Elite Controller Review”