• Diablo 3: Rise Of The Necromancer Review

    And the necromancer doesn’t just excel at blowing up corpses. A wide range of skills allow for varied playstyles; you can also let summoned skeletons and spirits do the heavy lifting while you use the Siphon Blood talents to leech enemy health and restore your own. You can wade right into melee combat or take a step back and fire off the ranged Bone Spikes or swing the mystical Grim Scythe. The...
  • Review: Splatoon 2

    Splatoon 2 (Switch) Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Released: July 21, 2017 MSRP: $59.99 Splatoon 2 is one of those sequels where you can pick up instantly where you left off, without a sense of disdain that you just paid $60 for an expansion pack. Inkopolis is back and The Great Zapfish has been stolen once again, but much has changed behind the scenes. Callie and Marie, the game̵...
  • Review: Turok 2: Seeds of Evil

    Turok 2: Seeds of Evil (N64, PC [Reviewed]) Developer: Iguana Entertainment, Night Dive Studios Publisher: Night Dive Studios MSRP: $19.99 Released: October 21, 1998 (N64), February 10, 1999 (PC Original), March 16, 2017 (Remaster) Unlike the original title, Turok 2 attempts to inject the series with more narrative focus. While there are definitely more cutscenes and people speaking to you, I ...
  • Review: Fallen Legion

    Fallen Legion (PS4 [reviewed], Vita [tested]) Developer: YummyYummyTummy Inc, Mintsphere Publisher: YummyYummyTummy Inc Released: July 18, 2017 (NA), July 25, 2017 (EU) MSRP: $19.99 When one takes a look at Fallen Legion, they’ll very likely immediately think of the work of Vanillaware and its trademark beautifully hand-painted art style found in all of its games such as Odin Sphere and Murama...
  • Review: Kirby’s Blowout Blast

    Kirby’s Blowout Blast (3DS) Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Released: July 6, 2017 MSRP: $6.99 Blowout Blast is a bite-sized offering following in the footsteps of the equally tiny Fighters, Drum Dash, and Clash “Deluxe” line, expanding on minigames already present in Triple Deluxe and Planet Robobot. Framed by a 3D top-down engine you’ll romp across micro-level...
  • Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Spider-Man: Homecoming Director: Jon Watts Release Date: July 7th, 2017 Rated: PG-13 Spider-Man: Homecoming isn’t concerned with re-telling Peter Parker’s origin story. Instead, we’re introduced to a Peter (Tom Holland) that’s already been established around his borough of Queens, NY. But after getting a taste of Avenger-like action during Civil War, Peter’s been a...
  • Review: Castlevania (Season 1)

    Castlevania (Season 1) Director: Sam Deats Rating: NR Release Date: July 7th, 2017 (Netflix) When the religious town of Wallachia burns Dracula’s (Graham McTavish) wife at the stake, he promises to return after a year with an army from hell and smite all of them. Jumping a year ahead we meet Trevor Belmont (Richard Armitage), the last remnant of a monster hunting family. Trevor’s pr...
  • Review: Bulb Boy

    Bulb Boy (PC, Switch [reviewed]) Developer: Bulbware Publisher: Bulbware Released: October 29, 2015 (PC), July 6, 2017 (Switch) MSRP: $8.99 In this 2D horror puzzle adventure game you play as Bulb Boy, a young light-bulb person who lives in a light-bulb-shaped house with his flying dog and oil-lamp grandpa. Seemingly out of nowhere a monstrous force arrives and starts to unleash horrific monst...