Yakuza Kiwami – Review

August 29, 2017

Yakuza Kiwami (“Extreme”) lets gamers experience the wacky fun of the original Yakuza in a remake with modern graphics and gameplay polish.

Sonic Lost World – Review

November 15, 2013

The Sonic franchise just doesn’t get the respect in the current platformer landscape as Mario, Rayman, or indie successes like Super Meat Boy or Spelunky.

Vanquish – Review

January 27, 2011

Anyone who built their shooter chops on Uncharted or Gears of War 2 on any setting below Hardcore will likely quickly succumb to a hailstorm of bullets.

Tournament of Legends – Review

August 10, 2010

A fully-realized fighting game, with colorful characters and flashy combat, attractive battle arenas, and authoritative narration from the heavens.

Alpha Protocol – Review

June 1, 2010

The absorbing conversation interface and jet setting, safe house to safe house lifestyle of Alpha Protocol give you an impetus to unravel the game’s conspiracy.

Iron Man – 2 – Review

May 1, 2010

Whether you’re controlling Iron Man or War Machine, the weaponry that should be game’s selling point feels unresponsive and ineffectual.

Aliens vs Predator – Review

March 1, 2010

Blasting an Xenomorph with a shotgun is fun. As is tormenting humans from the shadows as an Alien, or ripping out their spines as a Predator.

Infinite Space – Review

March 1, 2010

You’re thrust into a complex game world with a paucity of guidance, which make future gains all the sweeter, and Infinite Space has a lot to give.

Bayonetta – Review

February 1, 2010

As you control the titular witch, you’ll punish angels by slamming their heads into guillotines, or booting them into an iron maiden.

Tenchu – Fatal Shadows – Review

June 13, 2005

When you’ve got Splinter Cell and Ninja Gaiden, something so mediocre is inexcusable. Gameplay is rote and uninspired, and the graphics feel dated and clunky.

Nightshade – Review

May 23, 2004

There’s some story about recovering a sword to save the world – told throughout with poorly-acted cut scenes. But who cares, really? What we want is hot ninja-on-ninja action! And we get that in spades.