Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition Review

Horizon Zero Dawn Complete EditionGuerrilla Games / PlayStation Mobile, Inc. Dutch game developers, Guerrilla Games (a subsidiary of Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios known for their Killzone series), wowed the gaming public at 2017’s E3 event with a new open-world action RPG called Horizon Zero Dawn. Horizon Zero Dawn reaped numerous rewards, garnering high praise…

Unavowed Review – A Good, Old-Fashioned Adventure Game With Updated Sensibilities.

Unavowed Wadjet Eye Games When I’d first heard of Unavowed, I thought that it seemed like a pretty simplistic set-up for a game which leaned heavily on the 90s point-and-click titles of yore. Personally, I considered many of those games highly overrated especially since in contemporary times, many folks assume that anything that is retro…

Call of Cthulhu Review – A Decent Tribute to a Hallowed Franchise

Call of Cthulhu Cyanide Studio/Focus Home Interactive There are an entire plethora of video game adaptations bases on the works of H.P. Lovecraft; a wealth of material that is most often misrepresented because game developers don’t quite seem to get what his mythos were all about. Lovecraft, like his contemporaries (such as Sir Arthur Conan…

The Technomancer Review – Interesting Setting & Technical Pitfalls

The Technomancer Spiders Studio It’s strange—it seems as though lately, I’ve been running into a lot of games that feature really interesting backstories, but fail to pull the trigger when it comes to translating their narratives over into the digital realm. Just a couple of weeks ago, for instance, I reviewed Deep Silver’s Homefront: Revolution,…

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter Review – Only the Patient Need Apply

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter Frogwares/Bigben Interactive Having recently played and reviewed the dreadful zombie-splattering offering, Capcom’s Umbrella Corps, I hungered for a completely different gaming experience. Something that would wash away all of the virtual goop that I felt I’d been inundated in, after playing such a piece of abject rubbish. A game that…

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor — 4k Gaming at its Best?

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Monolith Productions/Warner Bros. It must be made clear from the beginning that I am a big time Tolkein-phile. I’ve read all of his works (except for the upcoming 100 year old never before published The Story of Kullervo), with the original Hobbit being among my all-time favorites, period. Unfortunately, the same…