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Fallout 4: What happened?

I didn’t exactly grow up playing the Fallout series, but the games did play an enormous part in my early PC gaming days, namely Fallout and Fallout 2. They offered an exciting new world with ruthless tactical combat and dialogue so witty and complex that my adolescent mind understood about one third of the humor and undertones.…

Some Thoughts on Early Access

Grim Dawn Survarium

I don’t fully understand the appeal of playing broken, unpolished, unfinished, sloppy games, well, anymore that is. It’s a concept that’s just not panning out for the consumers, like at all. Development usually slows down to a crawl or developers fail to keep their deadlines on a regular basis — something that everyone is supposed to view as an understandable thing.…

Capcom Cup and Street Fighter 5

CapcomCup 2015

Another Capcom Cup, and what an exciting show it was. While the event was off to a slow start with the player introductions dragging on for a bit longer than needed, the rest of the tournament progressed with a great pace.…

Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds Review

The long awaited sequel to one of the most over-the-top fighting games ever returns with a bang.

Story

The worlds of Marvel and Capcom clash once again and a new threat is on the rise. With two entire universes on the brink of destruction it is time for the heroes of the universes to step up and fight, for the fate of two worlds rely on them.…

Yakuza Review

Yakuza ps2 box art

Amazing story driven action adventure set in the brutal world of organized crime.

Story

Kazuma Kiryu, a former member of the Tojo clan is released back onto the streets after a ten-year long prison sentence. Not wanting to go back to his old ways, Kazuma constantly finds himself forced deeper into the world of organized crime against his will.…

Lost Planet 2 Review

Lost Planet 2 box art

Intense and addictive third person shooter with loads of content.

Story

The planet E.D.N. III is in turmoil as the five factions of human occupants are constantly fighting for territory and resources. The alien life-form known as Akrid are the source for a highly valuable resource known as Thermal Energy and everyone is willing to do whatever it takes to get their hands on it.…

Garou: Mark of the Wolves Review

Garou: Mark of the Wolves arcade screenshot

Excellent 2D arcade fighting in the classic Fatal Fury universe.

Story

Ten years have passed since the death of the crime lord Geese Howard. Southtown has since become a more peaceful place. But the peace is about to be broken as a man called Kain is striving to become the new top crime lord of Southtown.…

Street Fighter IV Review

One of the best fighting games ever made – featuring both old and new characters.

Story

With the dictator M. Bison and the crime syndicate Shadaloo defeated, the world could finally breathe out. The second world warrior tournament had come to an end.…

Monster Hunter Review

“Hunt or be hunted” is the only means of survival in a world filled with monsters.

Introduction

Monster Hunter doesn’t offer a strong story narrative. Instead you simply wake up in a small village as a novice hunter. Your ambition is to prove that you are the next legendary hunter.…

Grand Theft Auto Double-Pack: The Xbox Collection Review

Sandbox action adventures where you can let your imagination fly free.

Introduction

Grand Theft Auto Double-Pack: The Xbox Collection includes the original Grand Theft Auto 3 and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. Both games play similarly; you are in a huge city free to do pretty much what you want.…