The “zombie survival” genre has been bludgeoning the figurative (un)dead horse for years now. Thankfully— like the comic and TV sensation it draws its inspiration from— The Walking Dead has the guts to do something different: humanize the zombie apocalypse. Continue reading
Years ago, I would get a healthy ration of shit from my friends for enjoying rhythm and dance games. Despite my birth defect of being born with two left feet, I couldn’t get enough. They’d tell me, “You’re not even really dancing! You’re just stomping on arrows timed to cheesy J-pop!” Fast forward a few years, and now it seems dance games have gained mainstream acceptance— nay, popularity!
Oh, how the tables have turned. Continue reading
Choice is often touted as the main draw of video games. For most RPGs, “choice” means picking skills, going stealthy or fight-y or something else-y and handling an odd conversation here or there. For Deus Ex: Human Revolution, choice means all these things, plus the ability to sucker-punch anyone you want with your robot fists. This is a good plus. Continue reading
Los Angeles, 1947. Crime is bringing this blossoming mecca of western civilization to its knees. A corrupt law enforcement is turning a blind eye to serial killers, drug cartels, and arsonists. As decorated World War II verteran-turned-detective Cole Phelps, it’s up to you to— as he says— “help make this world a better place.” Continue reading
You play as a block, a robot block with a drill that can destroy and collect other blocks. Blocks are a pretty indispensable element of Blocks That Matter, which you’ll learn if you read all three paragraphs of this review. This game only costs $3. Continue reading