Owlboy Review

By their very nature, retro-inspired games are fighting an uphill battle against the nostalgia they aim to invoke. How can they form their own identity when they’re partly designed to make yo…

Oceanhorn Review

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas is developer Cornfox & Bros building a candlelit shrine to The Legend of Zelda series. A more appropria…

Butcher Review

Saturated with the blood of dozens of hapless souls, the floors squish beneath my feet. But there’s plenty more work to be done. Chainsaw-wielding, rocket-powered cyborg mega-men attack from …

World of Final Fantasy Review

World of Final Fantasy feels like a game that celebrates the series’ massive legacy while also making it friendlier to a younger audience. Unfortunately, it stumbles in a few key places, maki…

Civilization 6 Review

The original Civilization came out in 1991. I was five years old at the time. I didn’t fully grasp the game’s historical underpinnings or strategic subtleties, but I do remember playing…

Titanfall 2 Review

Titanfall 2 is a game about momentum. It knows when to rush forward at a breakneck pace. It knows when to give us time to breathe. Both in its single player campaign and its multiplayer modes, Tita…

RIGS Mechanized Combat League Review

Virtual reality has the potential to make some game types better: storytelling can be more immersive, the jump scares of horror can be more frightening. However, fast-paced first-person games in VR…