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Alien: Isolation Review

In Reviews by Elijah Beahm1 Comment

The case of Alien Isolation is a complicated one, as it both completely achieves the goal of being a great Alien game, but fails in some respects as a horror game. Yes, those two ideas can be separate and in this case, it is very clear that if it wasn’t for certain things “needing” to happen due to the IP, it might have been a better game altogether.

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Styx: Master of Shadows Review

In Reviews by Elijah Beahm2 Comments

Of Orcs & Men didn’t exactly light the world on fire when it released, but it definitely did leave an impression on those who played even just a portion of it. The mix of KotOR style combat, minor stealth mechanics, and quirky main duo lead to an interesting fantasy RPG …

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Destiny Review (Playstation 3)

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I took a lot of time with reviewing Destiny. For over a week, I still felt like I didn’t know how to properly talk about it. Despite how I have so many negative things to say about Destiny, I also have many positives that seem to weigh equally. Destiny is …

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Neverending Nightmares Review: Be Afraid of the Dark

In Reviews by Kim Berkley1 Comment

All too often, the classic “inspirations” for horror games get too obvious and turn into crutches which highlight, rather than distract from, a story ultimately lacking in originality and substance. Not so with Neverending Nightmares, an illusory tale of trauma and terror influenced by developer Matt Gilgenbach’s real-life struggles with …

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Lovely Planet Review

In Reviews by Elijah Beahm2 Comments

Lovely Planet is a hard game to review. Not because it’s unplayable; it runs great. Not because it’s an abstract genre; it’s a first person shooter with platforming like Quake II. No, it’s hard to review because I know there will be an audience for this game, but I am …

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Abyss Odyssey Review

In Reviews by Caleb "Soapbox" Lott9 Comments

“When you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss also gazes into you.” I apologize. I am probably not the only reviewer to use a Nietzsche quote when discussing this game. However, in Abyss Odyssey you do not gaze into the abyss so much as you adventure through the abyss …

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The Wolf Among Us Review

In Reviews by Caleb "Soapbox" Lott2 Comments

Gamers interested in Telltale games seem to fall into two camps. Those who buy the games as soon as the opportunity arises, and those who wait until the end of a season to gobble everything up in a marathon run. I happen to fall into the latter, and thus recently …

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Titanfall (Post-Launch) Review

In Reviews by Elijah Beahm1 Comment

When Titanfall was first revealed, it came with a hefty, hype-filled promise. Respawn and EA told us it would be the next generation of online multiplayer. Now, while those cynical among the community (myself included) were wary of such promises, I can’t help but feel disappointed at Respawn’s final product. …