Golf Story Review

Golf Story Review

Golf Story is zany, unexpectedly funny, and mechanically sound. Those descriptors aren’t overly exciting on their own, but then again, the same could be said of what constitutes contemporary…

A Compromising Vision

A Compromising Vision

Gran Turismo developer Polyphony Digital has slowly developed the series’ online component through the years, but now it’s focusing on online play. GT Sport goes beyond the…

Not A Tragedy Yet

Not A Tragedy Yet

Life is Strange: Before the Storm brings players back to the town of Arcadia Bay, though it isn’t exactly as they remember it. Set three years before the original Life is Strange, the first…

Not A Tragedy Yet

Not A Tragedy Yet

Life is Strange: Before the Storm brings players back to the town of Arcadia Bay, though it isn’t exactly as they remember it. Set three years before the original Life is Strange, the first…

A Compromising Vision

A Compromising Vision

Gran Turismo developer Polyphony Digital has slowly developed the series’ online component through the years, but now it’s focusing on online play. GT Sport goes beyond the…

Titanfall 2 Review

Titanfall 2 Review

Titanfall 2 is a game about momentum. It knows when to rush forward at a breakneck pace. It knows when to give us time to breathe. Both in its single player campaign and its multiplayer modes…

A Mad Dash

A Mad Dash

Mario Party has always been about players taking turns to roll dice and traveling across a game board, with a smattering of minigames to break up the monotony. Star Rush, the latest entry in the…

Extinction Event

Extinction Event

At first, the sci-fi world of Robinson: The Journey seems like a perfect setting for a video game. Futuristic technology collides with prehistoric creatures as a young boy and his unlikely…

Civilization 6 Review

Civilization 6 Review

The original Civilization came out in 1991. I was five years old at the time. I didn’t fully grasp the game’s historical underpinnings or strategic subtleties, but I do remember…

World of Final Fantasy Review

World of Final Fantasy Review

World of Final Fantasy feels like a game that celebrates the series’ massive legacy while also making it friendlier to a younger audience. Unfortunately, it stumbles in a few key places, making it…

A Shadow Walking Success

A Shadow Walking Success

Revenge is one of the oldest and most pervasive storytelling themes found in literature, film, and theater. Interactive entertainment frequently trades in this convention as well, giving players…

Destination Vacation

Destination Vacation

Pokémon is a series that nailed its mechanics on the first try. It was a massive success and follow up entries have mostly stayed the course: Capture monsters, collect badges, and share your…