Due Process Review

Due ProcessGiant Enemy Crab I remember a time back when Tom Clancy tactical shooter games used to be good. Back before the pink tiger stripe weapon skins and rainbow-colored tassels dangling off of rifles, with totally unrealistic combatants—you know, the silliness that Rainbow Six: Siege has become? The first Rainbow Six games were incredible. They…

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands: Ghost War Review – Solid, Tactical, Multiplayer Fun

  Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands: Ghost War Ubisoft When Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands first came out earlier this year, it was both lauded and maligned by two distinct sets of gamers. One contingent dismissed the game outright because they said that it was boring and didn’t have any replay value. However, I did…

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…

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].…

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…

Stellaris Review – A Grand Affair

Stellaris Paradox Interactive Stellaris, Stellaris, Stellaris…where have you been all of these years? I almost feel like calling out, just as Marlon Brando once did: “Stellaaaaa…ris!” In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, Stellaris is Paradox Interactive’s new grand strategy game with a science fiction twist, and boy, does…

Rainbow Six: Siege Dust Line DLC Review – Does it Add Enough?

Rainbow Six: Siege Dust Line Ubisoft When Rainbow Six: Siege was released last year it really changed the way the gaming PC world looked at modern first-person shooters. It brought us more compact arenas with plenty of crevices and cubbyholes to hide in and peep out from. It also introduced a whole level of environmental…