TL;DR VERSION: More Shinobi and Contra than Castlevania, this decently priced run-and-gun shooter suffers from repetition and some uninspired boss designs while still offering a mostly fun retro-inspired arcade experience. What is Wallachia: Reign of Dracula? A 2D run-and-gun arcade shooter draped in Romanian folklore. The official Nintendo page describes the game as being inspired … Continue reading [SWITCH REVIEW] Wallachia: Reign of Dracula (2020)
Titanfall 2 Developer: Respawn Entertainment Publisher: EA Release date: October 28, 2016 Available on: PS4 (reviewed), Xbox One, PC (via Origin) Although the original Titanfall made waves as one of the biggest Xbox One exclusives in 2014, the lack of a campaign was super depressing. I fell in love with the beta, intrigued by its … Continue reading [REVIEW] Titanfall 2’s Campaign is Glorious
Summer is always a slow time for new releases, so I usually spend it catching up on my back catalog rather than picking up whatever comes out. This works out perfectly for obvious reasons as the end of the year not only brings a massive amount of new games, but this year will present the … Continue reading The summer drought continues with Halo 3! Time to work the back catalog!
I picked this up some time last year when Gamestop was running a $15 sale on used copies and never got around to playing it until last week. I loved the first two games and had a blast playing through them online with friends, but this time I went in solo.. since I uh.. don't … Continue reading Finally got around to finishing up Gears of War 3. What an epic conclusion.
My roommate and I were talking about Titanfall the other day and neither one of us really care for the competitive PVP multiplayer aspect of FPS games (and more often than not, the people who play them). However, unlike him, I actually want to play it. If you've ever been on Xbox Live, you know … Continue reading A pretty game dressed up in a TapOut shirt and Axe Body Spray or an innovative FPS? How do you feel about Titanfall?
Played on: PS3 (also available for Xbox 360) Played for: About 6 or 7 hours to finish up the campaign, free every garrison, do every side quest and level cap at level 30. Ended up with 70% of the trophies unlocked. DLC Pricetag: $14.99 on PSN, not sure about MSP on XBLA Achievements/Trophies: Yes, and they're … Continue reading REVIEW – FAR CRY 3: BLOOD DRAGON
Version Played: PS3 Time Invested: Around 8 hours to complete the campaign on the default setting. No time spent in multiplayer. Released in June of 2012, Spec Ops: The Line is a third-person military shooter that focuses heavily on cover mechanics and firefight-style gameplay similar to the Gears of War franchise. There is also a … Continue reading REVIEW – SPEC OPS: THE LINE
If you haven't tried out Telltale Games' The Walking Dead and happen to be a Playstation Plus subscriber, then you're in luck! Episodes 1 & 2, which would normally run you $4.99 each, are currently free downloads from the Playstation Store. The last two months have been a really good time to be a PSN … Continue reading Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead Episodes 1 & 2 Free for PSN Plus Subscribers.
Played on: PS3 Played for: 7 hours to finish the campaign on the default setting. Very little multiplayer experience. Released in North America on March 20th for the Xbox 360 and PS3, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City is a squad-based tactical shooter that takes place during the events of Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil … Continue reading Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Review