War of Rights (Early Access) Review – A Unique Departure from the Usual FPS’s

War of Rights Campfire Games With World War One film, 1917, just around the corner, it’s good to see the Great War getting some attention, instead of WW2. Besides M2H and Blackmill Games’ title, Verdun, you really don’t see many WW1 first-person shooter games out there on the market. The same thing can also be…

The Pit: Infinity Review – A Decent Budget Shooter

The Pit: Infinity Kerberos Productions There is an emerging subgenre of first-person shooters called looter-shooters that is becoming quite popular since one of the biggest ones, Tom Clancy’s The Division, debuted a few years ago. In The Division and other similar games such as Remnant: From the Ashes, you take control of a character and…

Hell Let Loose Preview – A Gritty, Tactic WW2 Shooter with Some Serious Gravitas

Hell Let Loose Black Matter/Team17 Digital Our squad leader barked orders at us as we scrambled into the front yard of a cottage. We were on the outskirts of the Norman town of St Marie Du Mont and as Americans, had weathered quite a considerable German blitzkrieg—or so we thought. Just as our last man…

Deep Rock Galactic Review – We’re Goin’ Deep, Boys!

Deep Rock Galactic          Ghost Ship Games When I’d first heard of Deep Rock Galactic I checked out some gameplay videos of it and came away feeling pretty underwhelmed. The concept seemed interesting—you play as a small team of space dwarves who are on a never-ending quest for shiny ore, embedded on far-flung planets. However, it…

Metro Exodus Review – A Gritty Lens into a Post-Apocalyptic Masterwork

Metro Exodus 4A Games Battle Royale games have obviously become solid gold, at least the upper tier titles. It seems like every time I turn around, some gaming developers are desperately trying to cobble together digitized offerings that they hope will capture the hearts and minds of the gaming masses the way PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds did.…

Insurgency: Sandstorm Review – A Fun, if Unoriginal, Modern Day Shooter

Insurgency: Sandstorm New World Interactive/Focus Home Interactive Insurgency: Sandstorm recently blazed its way into the shooter genre, and its developers, New World Interactive, have billed it as both a “realistic” and “tactical” type of first-person shooter. In my eyes, this is only partially correct. Let me explain why… Insurgency: Sandstorm’s main draw are its thee…

Rising Storm 2: Vietnam Bushranger Update Review – A Shot in the Arm for One of the Best Shooters of the Year

Rising Storm 2: Vietnam Bushranger Update Tripwire Interactive Tripwire’s Rising Strom franchise took a big chance recently, by departing the rather safety net and familiar territory of World War 2, and switching that up with Vietnam. While I did like the original Rising Storm, which pitted the Americans against Japan in the Pacific theater, WW…

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands – Fallen Ghosts DLC Review  –  Worth the Wait?

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands – Fallen Ghosts DLC Ubisoft The shooter genre (first and third person) is going stronger than ever right now, and its popularity shows no signs of abating. The genre as a whole can basically be broken down into two subgenres. Firstly, you have the uber-popular run-and-gun types of shooters such…

Rising Storm 2: Vietnam Review – One Heck of an Immersive Military Shooter

Rising Storm 2: Vietnam Tripwire Interactive, Antimatter Games/Iceberg Interactive We’d finally done it—the Vietnamese forces had been pushed back to their final stronghold which was the inner part of Hua City, courtesy of the U.S. Army. Our company of grunts had really jelled. The commander ordered the squad leaders on overall strategies. Likewise, the squad…