Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Review for PC

This is the era of the cinematic video game. Crisp gameplay is no longer enough; games must also now be paired with hyper-real visuals and rich, intricate storylines. Some games even go as far as hiring and visually recreating famous movie actors and actresses to bring their characters to life. Even with this elevated playing field, a gem or two does sometimes rise up and shine as something truly special. For me, Ninja Theory’s Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice has some of the characteristics necessary to be considered one of those gems. read more

Sudden Strike 4 Review for PlayStation 4

Gameplay:
Sudden Strike 4 by Kalypso Media is a strategy game that takes place during World War II. Using units, the player is given for each mission, players will complete multiple task to complete the mission, securing positions, taking out AA gunners, bunkers, etc. After completing all the objectives, the mission is cleared and the player is given a star score of one to three. Achieving rank three on a mission unlocks challenge modes for that mission. There are two difficulty modes available for each mission; easy and normal. read more

CAT QUEST Review for Mac

Cat Quest by developer The Gentlebros and publisher PQube Limited definitely doesn’t hem and haw. The introduction lasts about 30 seconds, and by the end of it you know the premise – you’re a cat knight who kills dragons. The action is fast-paced, the dialogue is snappy, and you bound across the landscape from town to town in just a matter of pawsteps. Think Skyrim if it were 80% simpler and, well, feline. read more

Path of Exile: The Fall of Oriath Review for Xbox One Beta

With dazzling graphics and intense battle scenes, Path of Exile: The Fall of Oriath for Xbox by Grinding Gear Games is an epic survival game set in the fantasy world of Wraeclast. In the game, your character is exiled there and must fight enemies while completing quests given to you by different characters. The plot is very complex and kind of vague, making the story somewhat hard to follow. However, the maps are so fun and the combat is so interactive that you will find yourself playing this game for hours on end. read more

Team Racing League Review for PC

One of the most universal gaming experiences is that of the multiplayer racing game. Casual and experienced gamers alike have all picked up a controller or a keyboard to race against their friends. Netherlands based developer Gamious hopes to build upon this shared communal experience with their upcoming PC title, Team Racing League. read more