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 answers to these questions while watching high-school students deal with the drama is the core appeal of this visual-novel series. Danganronpa V3 taps into the same ..

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 answers to these questions while watching high-school students deal with the drama is the core appeal of this visual-novel series. Danganronpa V3 taps into the same ..

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 ever meet. Games like Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite brilliantly tap into that geeky dream. Though Infinite’s fictional mash-ups are a bit hackneyed, watching your favorite ..

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 every aspect of the original title and delivers a classic fantasy tale alongside unparalleled customization and impactful player choice.  Divinity: Original Sin 2 is the ..

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 floating over each other. It was still a game of kings, queens, knights, and pawns strategically moving between ..

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 II improves upon every aspect of the original title and delivers a classic fantasy tale alongside unparalleled customization and impactful player choice.  Divinity: Original Sin II is the ..

Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider Review

Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider Review

Tying up loose ends in a series focused on political intrigue and all things metaphysical can’t be easy. In Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider–a stand-alone game capping off the events of Dishonored 2–it covers the exploits of various side-characters on a more personal quest, that doesn’t overstay its welcome. Arkane Studios continues its tradition of ..

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 ever meet. Games like Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite brilliantly tap into that geeky dream. Though Infinite’s fictional mash-ups are a bit hackneyed, watching your favorite ..

Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite Review In Progress

Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite Review In Progress

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 floating over each other. It was still a game of Kings, Queens, Knights, and Pawns strategically moving between ..

Don't Knock Twice Review

Don't Knock Twice Review

The elevator pitch for Don’t Knock Twice could be applied to dozens of games. You are faced with a door leading to a house in unsettling, chilling neglect, and proceed to explore its spooky, dim-lit hallways to discover a hidden truth about its former inhabitants. However, where the fine details clearly delineate, say, Gone Home ..

A Streamlined Future

A Streamlined Future

Bungie took a big chance when it chose to reset three years of progress and start all players, new and returning alike, at ground zero for Destiny 2. The risk has allowed for a reinvention of troublesome systems and a new opportunity for players to climb the level curve, while still maintaining the successes learned ..

ARK: Survival Evolved Review

ARK: Survival Evolved Review

After a couple of dozen hours exploring the dinosaur survival simulation from developer Studio Wildcard, I’ve barely scratched the surface of what is both an impressive achievement and a deeply frustrating experience. One moment I was beaming over how I was able to slap together a hut on the beach and start a fire to ..