Games Opinion

Games Opinion

'Remnant: From the Ashes' Is Multiplayer ‘Dark Souls’ I Didn’t Know I Needed

Developer Gunfire Games shamelessly stole from ‘Dark Souls’ in all the best ways.
Matthew Gault
2 hours ago
Games Opinion

Your Loyal Dog Is Your Greatest Ally in the Upcoming 'Blair Witch' Game

Flashlight? Check. Camcorder? Check. Good boy? Check.
Danielle Riendeau
6 hours ago
Games Opinion

Double Fine's Take on Roguelikes, 'RAD,' Is Charming, But That's Not Enough

Key to any roguelike is nailing the loop, but in 'RAD,' that loop gets frustrating and boring quickly.
Patrick Klepek
5 days ago
Games Opinion

'Dicey Dungeons' Will Help You Understand the Best New Genre in Games

It's a roguelike deckbuilder that looks nothing like the phrase “roguelike deckbuilder.”
Austin Walker
8.13.19
Games Opinion

'Anodyne 2' Captures the Best Parts of 2D and 3D Zelda

The latest from two-person studio Analgesic Productions is a joyful exploration of 3D platformers and 2D Zelda style games.
Danielle Riendeau
8.12.19
Games Opinion

The Timeless Horror of 'System Shock 2'

Its technology and techniques are old-fashioned, but Irrational's 20 year-old horror classic still makes you a participant in its storytelling.
Rob Zacny
8.12.19
Games Opinion

Fire Emblem Doesn't Just Need Gay Characters, It Needs Queer Life

'Three Houses' technically offers more queer romance than past entries, but its a footnote in a very heteronormative game.
Todd Harper
8.8.19
Games Opinion

The List of 2,000 Journalists the Video Game Lobby Doxed Is the Last Thing It Had to Offer

With E3's relevance increasingly in doubt, the ESA managed to destroy its reputation and its fitness to host a media event in one fell swoop.
Rob Zacny
8.5.19
Games Opinion

'The Outer Worlds' Feels Like the Fallout Game I've Always Wanted

Obsidian and Private Division are taking shots at the company town mentality, in a new sci-fi comedy take on the modern Fallout.
Danielle Riendeau
8.2.19
Games Opinion

'Samurai Shodown' Could Be the Breakout Game at Evo. Here's Why.

Because it's built to capture the tension of a Kurosawa duel, this reboot of SNK's weapon based fighting game is incredible to watch.
Aevee Bee
7.26.19
Games Opinion

'Mordhau' and the Fantasy of an All-White Middle Ages

Selective faux-realism and exclusion.
Dante Douglas
7.12.19
Games Opinion

‘They Are Billions’ Gets the Single-Player Campaign Nobody Needed

Well, they certainly feel like billions.
Rob Zacny
6.21.19
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