After the original Halo Wars successfully mixed the popular first-person sci-fi shooter series with the real-time strategy genre, Captain Cutter and the Spirit of Fire are back to face a new threat in Halo Wars 2.
After two brief beta periods, Ubisoft’s medieval multiplayer brawler For Honor is finally available on consoles and the PC, promising players a competitive and strategic good time.
Resident Evil 7 biohazard is the reinvention that the long-running series needed. Don’t get me wrong, I did enjoy Resident Evil 4’s move into action horror territory, with players blasting away at fast moving enemies with tons of ammo, but in transitioning into that gameplay focus, it also lost the original sense of lurking fear, vulnerability and impending doom that made it original so long ago.
Christmas has come early this year. Frank West, the protagonist of Dead Rising and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record, is back for another zombie-slaying adventure in Capcom’s Dead Rising 4, returning to the town that started it all in order to expose a new conspiracy.
Final Fantasy XV is a bold game. It’s a drastic new direction, one that feels so alien in comparison to what’s been experienced in Square Enix’s long-running JRPG franchise.
Watch Dogs 2 is what the first game should have been. A fun techno thriller that captivates with excellent action, an entertaining plot, and creative ways to hack modern technology, the sequel improves on the first in so many ways that it almost feels like a different game. While it does have some flaws here and there, especially a rocky start for the game’s multiplayer, it’s a solid sequel and promising step for the series.
Super Dungeon Bros, by React Games, is a weird beast. It attempts to mix good old Rock and Roll with cartoonish humor and dungeon crawling gameplay, and it ends excelling in none.
The world of Dragon Ball is back with Bandai Namco’s Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, bringing Time Patrollers back into the action to stop a new time-altering threat that’s slowly changing history.
Some games don’t really go the extra mile to create a story, an atmosphere or a feeling.
With a new year comes a new Call of Duty. This time around it is original creator Infinity Ward’s turn at bat, and they’ve decided to bring warfare to the future with Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, dropping players into a war between two factions from Earth and Mars as they fight for complete dominance.