A NEW PERSPECTIVE
The Walking Dead: – A New Frontier, the latest season to the series from Telltale, simultaneously continues the story that has been crafted over two seasons while introducing a cluster of compelling characters. With the inaugural episode, “Ties That Bind Part I”, Telltale creates a new dynamic for the players to engage with, all the while improving on the best parts of the series.
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Come and Get Your Love
Marvel’s original Guardians of the Galaxy film was the snarky adrenaline shot that the Marvel Cinematic Universe needed. With a colorful cast of assholes brandishing hearts of gold, the team stood as a gateway into the wacky and wonderful reaches of the entertainment juggernaut’s bizarre universe. Telltale’s take on the swashbuckling antiheroes is heavily inspired by their movie counterparts and gives players intimate access to an established team in the aftermath of a massive, improbable victory. When this many egos are stitched together, their fabric is a labyrinth that is a joy to navigate, and Telltale’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Episode 1 sets up an irreverent adventure with a surprisingly emotional underbelly.
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Have you ever thought what life’s perspective would be as an ant? What about that feeling of an alien planet floating through space? Or maybe a turd skimming the earth? Everything challenges players to control the Universe while simultaneously challenges them to rethink their outlook of the Universe itself.
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Six months after release, the first of three expansions for Mafia III has arrived. It promises a new fast and furious adventure for Lincoln Clay, but it wraps up a little too fast. Continue reading Mafia III: Faster, Baby! Review
STAY ON TARGET
Flywrench, a fast-paced micro-level puzzle game, quickly crushes players towards an addictive yet rewarding relationship. With a gradual sense of diversity and stellar score, Flywrench quickly became one of my top sleeper hits for this year.
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TWO PARTS OF THE SAME WORLD
Semispheres is a calming, yet challenging puzzle game through which players manipulate two characters within parallel environments. The simple and abstract design of the game allows for thought provoking endeavors with a satisfying sense of accomplishment.
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CUT AND RUN
The Resident Evil (RE) franchise is now twenty years old, spanning multiple console generations with countless spin-offs, tie-ins, and even a live-action film series that desperately needs to be taken out back and put down. The shockingly terrible Resident Evil 6 threatened to derail the series and alienate fans, but does the seventh installment beckon us back into the shadows? Continue reading Resident Evil 7: Biohazard REVIEW