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…

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Review – A Sniper’s Paradise

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 CI Games Stealth-based games are going through somewhat of a difficult time right now, particularly ones featuring any sort of tactical elements. Take for instance one of main flag bearers of the tactical stealth-action genre, Ubisoft’s various Splinter Cells games. These games were the epitome of putting the player into situations…

Galactic Civilizations III Finally Gets its Crusade

Galactic Civilizations III: Crusade Stardock Entertainment I’m a huge fan of strategy games, and particularly fond of science fiction 4X games. The ability to take up the reins and guide an entire alien (or human) civilization and make that giant leap into the stars is something that has always fascinated me. In some cases, certain…

RimWorld (Early Access) Updated Review – The Ultimate Colony Survival Experience

RimWorld Ludeon Studios My three intrepid colonists had successfully crash-landed on a titular rimworld: a distant, isolated planet lacking in any sort of strong central government, and which was low in population density. We set about to building a makeshift base as quickly as possible, as there were reports of dangerous wildlife as well as…

Ghost Recon Wildlands Review – A Wide Open Bullet Ballet

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands Ubisoft I can only imagine what perhaps went down during a Ubisoft development meeting. Developer A: “Well, we’ve been trying to make the perfect open-world shooter for a while now.” Developer B: “Yeah, we have.” Developer A: “But then Metal Gear Solid: The Phantom Pain happened.” Developer B: “Yup” [sigh].…

Total War: Warhammer – Bretonnia Review – Horses…Give me Horses

Total War: Warhammer – Bretonnia Creative Assembly/SEGA Truth be told, I was always of a fan-from-afar when it came to the tabletop game Warhammer Fantasy Battle. While visiting an RPG gaming store on one of my many geeky excursions, I’d usually end up mingling around the different books and boxed RPG gaming sets, but would…

Rainbow Six Siege – Velvet Shell Update Review – A Unique Spin on the Established Tactical Formula

Rainbow Six Siege – Velvet Shell Update Ubisoft Our five on five battle had been whittled down to one vs. one. Blood splatters were displayed across many of the palatial party estate’s walls, accompanied by bullet holes both large and small. Playing as Jackal, one of Rainbow Six Siege’s new Spanish operators, I knew I…

Sniper Elite 4 Review – The WW II Sniping Franchise Has Finally Arrived

Sniper Elite 4 Rebellion Developments My co-op partner and I had done pretty well, all things considered. We’d covertly infiltrated San Celini Island, located off the coast of Italy and smack dab in the Mediterranean Sea. We were on a mission to investigate a purportedly new super-missile weapon that the Nazis were developing, as well…

Elite Dangerous Review – Endless Possibilities

Elite Dangerous Frontier Developments “Damn you, Frontier Developments!” I thought to myself as I sat in the cramped cockpit of my spaceship, staring at the starport’s interior walls. “Damn you for coming up with little annoyingly addictive ways to keep my gaming buddy and I around, well past our bedtimes!” My friend and I had…