Review: Journeying Into Madness With Bloodborne: The Veil, Torn Asunder

Review: Journeying Into Madness With Bloodborne: The Veil, Torn Asunder



Like most FromSoftware games, if there’s a single word that describes Bloodborne the game, it would probably be “punishing.” It’s set in the Gothic, Victorian city of Yharnam, where Hunters roam, seeking the source of a mysterious infection that’s turning the city’s residents to beasts. Naturally, though, the beasts and the gods watching over Yharnam don’t make it easy to do so. (more…)

Review: Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Is Impressively Mediocre

Review: Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Is Impressively Mediocre

I was such a mark for Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 that as soon as it was announced, I knew I was going to own it. I didn’t need to see the trailer, the roster, any of it—just the name. MUA (and the X-Men Legends games, and Marvel Heroes when it was active) just… hit that sweet spot for me. Gauntlet-style play, Marvel (more specifically, X-Men) characters, powers and combos, I’m here for it. Every time. (more…)

Review: Life is Strange #7 Features Friends… and More

Review: Life is Strange #7 Features Friends… and More

Life is Strange #7 asks a lot of questions about who Max Caulfield is when everything is on the line. Who will she confide in? Who can she trust? How far will she go? (more…)

Life is Strange #6 Review: Intimacy and Mystery

Life is Strange #6 Review: Intimacy and Mystery

When I finished Life is Strange #5, I said that the table was set for an exciting story. Sure enough, Life is Strange #6 delivers in a way that’s unexpected but still feels perfectly inevitable. We find out that Max has been in Santa Monica for two years. That whole time she’s been building her life with Chloe and Rachel, and LiS #6 takes great glee in crashing those lives together.

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Girl Power Gone Sideways: A River City Girls Review

Girl Power Gone Sideways: A River City Girls Review

Highschoolers Kyoko and Misako are stuck in detention, but it does not take long for them to break out when they get word that their boyfriends have been kidnapped! The two must literally fight their way through the rough, unforgiving streets of River City on an ambitious journey to save their loves—no matter what it takes.

This review contains minor spoilers for the game. (more…)