‘Yakuza 5’ Is the Reason to Turn Your PlayStation 3 On Again
The latest installment in the Yakuza franchise features familiar faces and new friends, and will surely satisfy fans of the series.
'Paper Jam' Is a Warming Mario Adventure to Chase Away the Winter Chills
While it's not up there with the plumber's very best, this 3DS RPG is a colorful delight that revels in just being a game.
‘Just Cause 3’ Has Amazing Explosions but Not Much Else
The last big open-world adventure of 2015 has an incredibly boring story, but when the gameplay clicks it's completely thrilling.
‘Xenoblade Chronicles X’ Is 2015’s Most Eye-Popping Open-World Game
Monolith Soft's epic-scale JRPG looks and feels entirely unlike any other game out there, and is well worth taking a chance on.
The New 'Adventure Time' Video Game Is an Adventure in Mediocrity
'Finn & Jake Investigations' is a point-and-click game given a candy coating, but all your favorite characters can't save a dull experience.
‘Star Wars: Battlefront’ Is Not a Very Good Game
The newest piece of Star Wars–related content to hit the public looks cool, but fails to deliver anything approaching a good time.
‘Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash’ Is Overpriced and Underwhelming
Nintendo's latest tennis sim is OK with friends, but solo players will quickly lose interest in its limited game modes.
‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ Falls Just Short of Greatness, but It's Still Very, Very Good
Lara's latest adventure finds the young archaeologist becoming a lethal chimera of John Rambo, Katniss Everdeen, and Sarah Connor.
‘Need for Speed’ Looks So Good It Hurts
Beyond the graphics though, this game has quite a few flaws.
‘Tales from the Borderlands’ Is the Gaming Equivalent of an Addictive TV Show
Telltale's now-complete series is very funny, surprisingly sincere, and the gaming equivalent of a TV show on Netflix that I can't help but binge watch.
'Fallout 4' Is Massive, Ambitious, and Really, Really Good
Bethesda's greatest game to date, this much-hyped post-apocalyptic role-player, lives up to just about all of its promise.
The VICE Gaming Verdict On 'Call of Duty: Black Ops III'
Treyarch has produced a CoD that knows precisely what it's doing, full of new tricks to improve multiplayer performance; but the additions might leave some old-school series fans cold.