Deus Ex: Mankind Divided doesn’t stray far from the established formula of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, but it’s still an engaging, engrossing, and entertaining sequel that is
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Review: Punch Club deserves a fighting chance
Punch Club may look like an old-school 16-bit fighting side-scroller, but it’s actually an addictive strategy and time management game.
Review: Kholat delivers chills and thrills
Kholat is rarely terrifying, but its story is fascinating and the environments beautifully rendered. You can almost feel the cold…
Review: Layers of Fear (PC)
Layers of Fear is more fascinating than terrifying, but it screws with you in novel, twisted ways that most games of its ilk usually don’t.
Review: Rise of the Tomb Raider (PC)
Lara Croft, video games’ favorite archaeological femme fatale, returns to perfect form in Square Enix‘s Rise of the Tomb Raider, the first sequel to the
Review: SOMA delivers a compelling story
Frictional Games’ SOMA is a superb horror game with an equally superb story that doesn’t rely on cheap scares or shock value. The real terror
Review: Just Cause 3
Avalanche Studios’ Just Cause 3 is probably the explodiest game of 2015—a carefully constructed cornucopia of things that to detonate and the tools to ignite them. It’s a caustic, unstable powder keg — and you are the king of matches.
Review: Card Hunter old school D&D inspirations shine in this F2P game
Old school tabletop D&D inspirations shine through this F2P strategy card game.
Review: Starcraft 2 – Legacy of the Void
StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void concludes the StarCraft 2 saga in grand fashion, although after the first 2 chapters (Wings of Liberty and Heart
Review: Dungeons 2 makes it good to be bad again
Kalypso’s Dungeons 2 is the first, best, and to date most successful attempt at bringing back the largely dormant ‘sim dungeon’ genre. Kalypso doesn’t just
Review: Blackguards 2
Blackguards 2 could likely succeed on its merits as a deep, tactical turn-based strategy role-playing game alone. But excellent writing, voice acting, and an engaging
Review: The Evil Within definitely isn’t good
The game opens with our hero, detective Sebastian Castellanos, in a squad car with his partners. They get a call to go to the local
Review: Lichdom Battlemage
Lichdom: Battlemage is an ‘old-school’ fantasy FPS (First Person Shooter) that eschews guns in favor of mighty, destructive magic. Hurling lighting, fire, ice, and other
Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs review
[Originally posted to my PC gaming column at Examiner.com] Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs delivers creepy, taut horror but doesn’t quite manage to emerge from the
Dead Island Riptide review: Still fun, but are we there yet?
Dead Island Riptide returns us to more blood-soaked shores and zombie-infested tropical islands. It’s still an entertaining hack fest of severed limbs, spraying blood, and zombie