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…

Titanfall 2 Review – An Action-packed Tour de Force

Titanfall 2 Respawn Entertainment/Electronic Arts Our boots hit the ground with solid thuds. I’d scanned my teammate’s weapons while we were on board the dropship moments earlier. They were carrying submachineguns and assault rifles, while I favored a sniper rifle. The Kraber – AP wasn’t the easiest weapon to acquire targets with, but a single…

Battlefield I Review – One Epic Gaming Extravaganza

Battlefield I Dice/Electronic Arts As a student of martial history, and an avid life-long gamer, I’ve always wondered why no one has ever created a game that features World War I as its primary backdrop. I distinctly remember asking just that question to friends and family years ago, only to be met with mouths agape…

Mortal Kombat XL Review – A Near-Flawless Victory

Mortal Kombat XL Netherrealm Studios/Warner Bros. Interactive First off, I just have to say that back in the day when people still used to pump quarters into video game consoles in the old, now defunct video game arcades, more often than not, I’d chose to deposit mine into Street Fighter games. The more anime-styled aesthetics…