• Haunted House: Cryptic Graves Review - Windows PC / Steam

Haunted House: Cryptic Graves Review – Windows PC / Steam

Posted By Eric Kelly On December 22, 2014 at 3:01 pm ADD COMMENTS

Haunted House Cryptic Graves LogoSteam has become something of a dumping ground for products that are frequently released in an incomplete state, usually by the virtue of billing themselves as ‘Early Access’. Most of these games are indies; However, some games can apparently skip this process just by nearly making use of an old IP. Such is the case with Haunted House: Cryptic Graves, a remake of an old Atari 2600 classic, which has been remade once before. But it seems that these attempts to resurrect a dead property are best left alone, because this game is haunted by a complete failure of what it’s trying to imitate.
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MXGP: The Official Motocross Game Review – PlayStation 3

Posted By Aaron Jean On December 22, 2014 at 2:37 pm ADD COMMENTS

MXGP The Official Motocross Game - 2I wish I had stronger feelings about MXGP. If a game is great, it’s easy to wax lyrical about its beautiful mechanics. If a game is abysmal, it’s fun to tear down everything awful about it. If a game walks the fine line between mediocre and merely good, there’s less fun to be had covering it.

But that’s what MXGP is. A decent motocross game, maybe even a half-good simulation of the sport. For the people who already have an interest in professional motocross, this game is a no-brainer. In the larger context of games, it’s not likely to make much of a splash, because it doesn’t deliver its gameplay, which is solid, with an ounce of flair or attitude.
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Grand Theft Auto V Review – PlayStation 4 (Also on Xbox One)

Posted By Eric Kelly On December 16, 2014 at 5:10 pm ADD COMMENTS

It’s been about a year since Grand Theft Auto V released on the PS3 and the Xbox 360. When the first launched the PS4 and Xbox One versions hadn’t been planned, so now after a year they are finally out, with a PC release next year. There were a number of additions made to take advantage of the new formats and things they wanted to include the first time around. While these new additions are nice, some others were left out. It’s still pretty much the same game from last year, for better or worse; Thankfully much more for the better.
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Skylanders Trap Team: The 12 Days of Christmas Trailer

Posted By Justin Lee On December 12, 2014 at 7:32 pm ADD COMMENTS

SkyLanders Trap Team Logo
Broccoli Guy and the rest of the Skylanders crew from Skylanders Trap Team want to wish you Happy Holidays in this Official Skylanders Trap Team: 12 Days of Christmas trailer.

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare LogoThe trailer for the official Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Havoc DLC Early Weapon Access Trailer has been released.

Early weapon access is available now!

Xbox Season Pass holders now have early access to the Havoc DLC Pack bonus weapons. The AE4 directed energy assault rifle and its custom weapon variant, the AE4 Widowmaker, combine a versatile firing mechanism with all-around movement speed and handling.

Cherry Tree High I! My! Girls! Review – Windows PC (Steam)

Posted By Eric Kelly On December 11, 2014 at 3:50 pm ADD COMMENTS

Cherry Tree High Comedy Club released 2 years ago on Steam and was published by Capcom and localized by Nyu Media. Developed by doujin group Circle 773, it was billed as an adventure game. You’d watch a story play out and in addition to that, manage your time and fatigue levels. This new follow up game strips that whole sim portion in order to deliver a story. While it does indeed do just that, perhaps the game is a bit light on the story side, even affecting some design oversights.
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Pokémon Omega Ruby Review – 3DS

Posted By Eric Kelly On December 11, 2014 at 2:42 pm ADD COMMENTS

Pokemon-Omega-Ruby-Alpha-SapphireTwelve years have passed since the release of Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire, right down to the date of November 21. This Remake was also released on the same day, which is fitting. Pokémon Omega Ruby seeks to update a game that was in much need of a fresh coat of paint. And for the most part, it succeeds. But some design omissions prevent this great rendition of the 2002 classic GBA from being otherwise perfect.
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Posted By Justin Lee On December 9, 2014 at 8:07 am ADD COMMENTS

Metal Gear Online LogoKonami Digital Entertainment, Inc. has shown the first footage of METAL GEAR ONLINE, while also confirming that the multi-player content will be released as part of the highly anticipated METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN.

METAL GEAR ONLINE is a dedicated multi-player mode that segues into elements of the main game and will be included with the single player campaign in METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN at no extra cost. KONAMI showed METAL GEAR ONLINE in a four-minute debut trailer, aired during The Game Awards show held in Las Vegas and streamed online on December 5th.


METAL GEAR ONLINE represents the third iteration of the popular multiplayer game, newly redesigned with the familiar gameplay and aesthetic styling of its companion single-player campaign METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN. With a focus on Tactical Team Operations, the game features a ‘class system’ that more uniquely defines the strengths and abilities of player characters on the battle field. Key characters from the series including Venom Snake and Ocelot will also make appearances in the anticipated multiplayer feature. To view the trailer, please visit KONAMI’s official YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=rY1XP5YNrQI

H1Z1 Early Access Release Date – January 15th, 2015

Posted By Justin Lee On December 9, 2014 at 7:59 am ADD COMMENTS

H1Z1 LogoSony Online Entertainment (SOE) today announced that the much anticipated post-apocalyptic zombie survival MMO, H1Z1, will be available via Steam Early Access on January 15, 2015 for $19.99 (USD). Additional details on Early Access can be found in SOE President John Smedley’s community post:

After a lot of hard work, we’ve decided to make the release date January 15th, 2015. This gives us just enough time to polish what we have and put out something we’ll be proud of and hopefully you’ll be excited to play.

Why did it take longer than we originally thought? It’s a fair question. The simple answer is once we saw what we could have had earlier it wasn’t good enough and we wanted to put something out that we would be proud of. What you’ll be playing January 15th is a really fun game, but it’s early. It’s everything Early Access should be – a fun and compelling game that isn’t finished. Our goal is to have you help us finish it and have it be a game we can build a large community in over time.

Is it going to be a finished game? Absolutely not. If that’s what you’re expecting, DO NOT BUY EARLY ACCESS. The goal here is to let you in early and help us mold it into a game you want to be a part of for quite a long time.
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Lego Batman 3 Beyond Gotham LogoLego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, designed by TT games is the latest entry into the ‘Lego’ game franchise, more specifically it is a follow up to the previous Lego Batman games, it is also the first Lego Batman entry into the newest console era. The Lego games have a history of being easy and fun to play games that though they are geared to kids, bring in fans of all ages with the many different franchises they use in the series. Does Lego Batman 3 continue the tradition of successful games in the series? Or does the caped crusader fall short? Read on to find out.
The Start menu of the game gives you four options, ‘Play The Game’ ‘Season Pass’, ‘Downloadable Content’, and ‘Web Content’. The first option simply starts the story mode of the game, Season Pass allows users to buy the season pass (what a shocker), and Downloadable Content allows you to purchase the DLC packs individually, Web Content from what I could gather simply takes you to the games webpage via your console browser.
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