Taking A Semester Off

Taking A Semester Off

Danganronpa has always hinged on surprises, including deviously intricate murders and elaborate twists. Who is the killer? Who is the next victim? Who is pulling the strings? Uncovering the…

Taking A Semester Off

Taking A Semester Off

Danganronpa has always hinged on surprises, including deviously intricate murders and elaborate twists. Who is the killer? Who is the next victim? Who is pulling the strings? Uncovering the…

Battle Of The Brands

Battle Of The Brands

Video games and comic books are bursting with larger-than-life characters. These fictional heroes are so dynamic that most fans dream about the epic throwdowns that might ensue if these titans…

A Godly Ascension

A Godly Ascension

Divinity: Original Sin was a breakout title for Larian Studios, showing it had some truly great ideas and concepts for redefining the modern RPG. Divinity: Original Sin 2 improves upon…

Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite In-Progress Review

Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite In-Progress Review

Playing Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite reminded me of a scene from Star Trek I saw as a child. It involved Kirk and Spock playing an intense game of chess, but on seven boards of varying sizes, all…

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…