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…

SpellForce 3: Soul Harvest Review – Does This Experimental Hybrid Have What it Takes to Shine?

SpellForce 3: Soul Harvest Grimlore Games/THQ Nordic                      2017’s hybrid role-playing/real-time strategy experiment titled SpellForce 3 was met with pretty favorable reviews. People cited the game’s deep character customization system, outstanding art, and compelling storyline as major factors in its success. They also praised the fact that developers Grimlore Games didn’t infuse their little gem with…

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,…