Red Dead Redemption 2 Review – Was the Hype Well-Deserved?

Red Dead Redemption 2 Rockstar Games Around this time a year ago, Red Dead Redemption 2 debuted to much fanfare on consoles and it was all well deserved. People were practically doing back-flips in their gushy admiration for this title, which snagged all sorts of awards up—both big and small and everything in-between. On one…

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Moons of Madness Review – An Unsettling Trip into Insanity

Moons of Madness Rock Pocket Games / Funcom Science fiction has always been a natural fit for horror because the settings are usually within the isolation of cold space. There are countless movies and video games that feature this coupling, but for some odd reason, most of them don’t quite get it right. Whether that’s…

Freeman: Guerrilla Warfare Review – A Brilliant Combination of Genres

Freeman: Guerrilla Warfare KK Game Studio KK Game Studio’s Freeman: Guerrilla Warfare game had an interesting concept when I first spied it back in early 2018. Although it was still in Steam’s Early Access program, you could not only manage modern-day mercenaries from a top-down strategic point-of-view, when things went hot you could zoom down…

Crying Suns Review – A Great Science Fiction Roguelike Romp

  Crying Suns Alt Shift / Humble Bundle Certain titles throughout the PC gaming industry have been powerhouses in that they totally jump-started their own niche in the market or reinvigorate older ones. For instance, visionary games such as in the Dark Souls series created their own “Soulslike” subgenre. Meanwhile, Red Hook Studios’ Darkest Dungeon…

The Surge 2 Review – The Best of the Souls-Likes

The Surge 2 Deck13 / Focus Home Interactive It’s hard to underestimate the influence that FromSoftware’s Souls franchise has had on the video game industry. There have been so many copy and paste clones coming out that they have even spawned their own subgenre: Souls-like games. While there have been numerous attempts by other developers…

Exorcise The Demons Review – Demon-Themed Gaming on a Budget

Exorcise The Demons Midnight Games EIRL We’ve seen an unusual uptick in demonic-themed games as of late, which is a rather odd phenomenon. Games like the over-the-top Capcom product, Devil May Cry 5 is leading the pack; the abysmal (no pun intended) Darksiders 3; so-so Devil’s Hunt; and of course, the much anticipated Doom: Eternal…