One More (Gut Wrenching) Run
Dead Cells is a beautifully crafted action-platformer with classic Metroidvania and modern rogue-lite elements. However, this mouthful of a description just cracks the surface of Motion Twin’s latest game. Continue reading Dead Cells Review
FIGHT THE RAINBOW
Runbow, developed by 13AM Games and Headup, is a chaotic, fast-paced, and fun platform-brawler with a colorful assortment of shenanigans. With the varied game modes, and multitude of customization, Runbow is the ideal party game that will encourage everyone to engage in the festivities. Continue reading Runbow Review
SHOPKEEPER BY DAY,
MONSTER SLAYER BY NIGHT
Moonlighter, Digital Sun’s premiere game, is an intriguing roguelike action-RPG that meshes dungeon crawling with economic savviness. Whether you’re slaying a gruesome slime creature or determining the perfect price of that Ancient Pot, both have significant and meaningful outcomes to the game that certainly hooked my attention. Continue reading Moonlighter Review
Crossing Fates Through Fists
BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle blends the worlds of BlazBlue, Persona 4 Arena, RWBY, and Under Night In-Birth in an accessible, yet challenging fighting game. Arc System Works has developed a fast-paced 2v2 battle system that creates a craze-filled experience for any player to enjoy. Continue reading BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Review
A Spoonful of Blood Helps The Medicine Go Down
In a refreshing sense of the times, Vampyr is an intriguing new interpretation of the vampire mythos. While struggling to keep a plaguing London afloat (or not), the choice is yours to make all the while deciding the fates of your fellow denizens of the city. Though there are some technical problems throughout the game, Vampyr presents captivating RPG-mechanics and alluring storylines that many can sink their teeth into. Continue reading Vampyr Review
Creating a game is hard. Really hard. But after a successful Kickstarter and over four years of hard work, the independent video game development studio based in Texas, PolyKnight Games, published their first professionally developed game, InnerSpace. As an exploration flying experience, InnerSpace provides some beautiful moments, but suffers from some glaring gameplay troubles.
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ASSASSIN’S CREED IS BACK
Assassin’s Creed Origins is less of a continuation but more of evolution for the decade-long franchise. As a long time fan since 2010 with Assassin’s Creed 2, I can admit that the gameplay of the franchise hasn’t been that great. Each entry since the original Assassin’s Creed has only added a little as the years went by. With the year-long break the Assassin’s Creed franchise took, I can honestly say Assassin’s Creed Origins adds a lot to the franchise; so much it makes it feel like I’m playing a different game.
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One needs only to glance at my history as a writer to see that Resident Evil is my favorite video game series. Specifically the first three titles, which both established and subsequently improved upon the survival horror genre on Sony’s PlayStation. While that type of game, with tank controls and static camera angles, are viewed today as relics of the past, Rainy Night Creations’ Vaccine may be a vital shot in the arm for this dormant genre. Continue reading Vaccine Review
In my first post for Middle of Nowhere Gaming, I talked about the Dragon Ball FighterZ closed beta and the sign up for it. At the opinion part of the post I had hoped I would get my hands on a PS4 beta code by the time the beta rolled out; even signed up for three different emails to increase my chances. It seemed lady luck shined her light on me because I got a beta code much to my surprise. When I say surprisingly I mean it because friends I know who are the biggest fans of fighting games did not get one, I was the only one they knew who actually got one.
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SteamWorld Dig 2 continues the 2D adventure of the original SteamWorld Dig from 2013. The post-apocalyptic robot-centric world is far from baron in this new iteration. With updated visuals, deep gameplay mechanics, and simply a fun experience, SteamWorld Dig 2 is the perfect Metroidvania for anyone craving the genre. Continue reading SteamWorld Dig 2 Review