Nioh 2 – Review

Be Relentless It literally took no time at all for Nioh 2 to win me over. I was a fan of the first game and I wondered what Team Ninja was going to add to make the sequel feel fresh. Well, it turns out, they tweaked the existing mechanics, added a plethora of new abilities,…

Bloodroots – Review

Speed Kills Defining Bloodroots is difficult as the action on screen conflicts with the narrative. This is a really fun game, but a bit unfulfilling from a narrative standpoint. At its core, Bloodroots is a tale of revenge. You will play as Mr. Wolf, who is hellbent on taking down the individuals who left him…

Vanquish – Revisiting A Hidden Gem

Vanquish, PlatinumGames stylish, fast-paced third-person shooter, was initially released in 2010 for the PS3 and Xbox 360. It was met with strong critical reviews and is an early example of the developers innovative game design. Recently, PlatinumGames decided to re-release both Vanquish and Bayonetta for the PS4 and Xbox One and it is a must-buy…

Arise: A Simple Story – Emotional Storytelling at its Finest

Arise: A Simple Story is as its name states, simple, but one that will take you on an emotional rollercoaster without so much as uttering a single line of understandable dialogue outside of the word arise. You’ll assume the role of an Old Man whose life has just ended, but before he can truly pass…