Recap Review: Arkham Asylum

Here we have yet another game that’s been on my radar for a while, but I never got around to playing until now. And boy, did it live up to the hype! Full disclaimer: my knowledge of the Batman mythos mostly comes from the Christopher Nolan films. I’ve started watching The Animated Series, and I’veContinue reading “Recap Review: Arkham Asylum”

Review: The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit

At E3 2018, DONTNOD Entertainment announced that they would release a new, free-to-download game at the end of June, set in the same universe as Life Is Strange. The game turned out to be more of a demo that sets up Life Is Strange 2, titled The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit. It’s available onContinue reading “Review: The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit”

Review: Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia

The heroes from the Final Fantasy series cannot catch a break. Having been sent to a paradise world to rest from their battles, they discover that monsters have infiltrated said paradise. It’s up to them to band together and fight…again. Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia is a game for iOS and Android devices, recently launchedContinue reading “Review: Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia”

Initial Thoughts on “Hogwarts Mystery”

It took almost two decades, but I finally received my letter from Hogwarts. And if you download the app for Hogwarts Mystery, you can get yours too! Hogwarts Mystery is one of two mobile games set in the Harry Potter universe. The other, Wizards Unite, has not yet been released. While the latter appears toContinue reading “Initial Thoughts on “Hogwarts Mystery””

Recap Review: Tomb Raider (PS1)

It’s a groundbreaking video game that stars a rare female protagonist. It’s been adapted into two movies starring Angelina Jolie, with a new reboot starring Alicia Vikander coming to theaters on March 16th. Thia the Bard has already written an excellent article for Real Women of Gaming about the impact that it had on theContinue reading “Recap Review: Tomb Raider (PS1)”

Review: Luigi’s Mansion

I’ve heard that gamers consider Luigi’s Mansion to be a classic from the Nintendo GameCube era. Personally, I’d given it a try once before and didn’t get very far before I lost interest. But that was years ago, so why not try again? Well, I tried, and I did end up enjoying it. It’s justContinue reading “Review: Luigi’s Mansion”

Review: Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney

All rise for the debut of Apollo Justice, the newest defense attorney in the Ace Attorney series! The game has been remade recently for the Nintendo 3DS, but was originally released as a Nintendo DS game and it’s also available on iOS and Android devices. You don’t need to play the previous games to understandContinue reading “Review: Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney”

Review: Diddy Kong Racing

When I’m not playing video games or writing, I can be found working at the library. Every other month or so, I like to combine my job with my interests by bringing all kinds of video game systems to the library for people to play. When that happens, I’m always amused by the way everyoneContinue reading “Review: Diddy Kong Racing”

Review: Never Alone

In 2014, Upper One Games and E-Line Media released Never Alone, a platformer based on the Iñupiat tale, “Kunuuksaayuka.” It is now playable on the PlayStation 3 & 4, Xbox One, Wii U, and PC, as well as iOS and Android devices. I downloaded the game on the PlayStation 4, so that is the versionContinue reading “Review: Never Alone”