Mortal Kombat X Review

Mortal Kombat X is a 2015 fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios, published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and released for the iOS, Android, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.  It is the tenth main installment in the Mortal Kombat series and sequel to 2011’s Mortal Kombat, set 20 years after its predecessor, it follows Johnny Cage, Sonya Blade and Kenshi coordinate a battalion to protect the Jinsei from the forces of Shinnok who was found manipulating the events of Mortal Kombat as well as the civil war in…

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Tekken 7 Review

Tekken 7 is a 2017 fighting video game developed and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment, and released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.  The game is the ninth installment in the Tekken series, and focuses on the fights between martial artist Heihachi Mishima and his son, Kazuya, as well as the events surrounding the death of Kazuya’s mother. Positives: Terrific visuals Great soundtrack Great voice performances Competitive multiplayer Intense yet fun gameplay Great level designs Good story Great character customization Controls are handled well Negatives: Story could’ve been…

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Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Review

Naruto: Ultimate Ninja is a 2003 fighting video game developed by CyberConnect2 and published by Bandai and Bandai Namco Games.  It is the first installment in the Naruto: Ultimate Ninja series and was released for PlayStation 2. Positives: Fast paced combat A lot unlockable content Great soundtrack Fun gameplay Manga style animation Negatives: Not enough characters Repetitive gameplay Lackluster story Campaign:  The Story Mode loosely covers the events from the Land of Waves Arc to Konoha Crush Arc in an arcade style. The Story Mode is split into twelve stories are meant to depict…

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Injustice 2 Review

Injustice 2 is a 2017 fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios, published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and released for the Android, iOS, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.  Set as the sequel to 2013’s Injustice: Gods Among Us, the story follows Batman and his insurgency’s attempt to restore society after the fall of Superman’s regime; however, the arrivals of the newly formed supervillain group “The Society” and the alien Brainiac forces Batman to consider freeing the imprisoned Superman to help combat the threats. Positives: Terrific graphics Terrific performances Extensive campaign…

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Mortal Kombat Review

Mortal Kombat is a 2011 fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios, published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and released for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation Vita, and Microsoft Windows.  It is the ninth main installment in the Mortal Kombat series and follows the protector of Earth, Raiden, attempting to change the aftermath of the events of Armageddon by contacting his past self as he faces defeat at the hands of the evil emperor of Outworld, Shao Kahn. Positives: Tons of unlockable content Extensive campaign Awesome gameplay Good soundtrack Great…

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DragonBall Z: Battle of Z Review

DragonBall Z: Battle of Z is a 2014 action role-playing video game developed by Artdink and published by Bandai Namco Games. Based on the manga and anime DragonBall the game is released for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, and Xbox 360. Positives: Great soundtrack Great graphics Challenging gameplay Compelling online multiplayer Negatives: Repetitive gameplay Lackluster AI Clumsy camera Lacks content Campaign:  The single player campaign is nothing more than 60 missions involving battles from the series as well as special scenarios.  As a DBZ game the campaign is pretty lackluster…

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Top 25 Best Fighting Video Games

Fighting video games are one of the genres that make video games awesome.  No genre is as competitive nor as frustrating. Note: this list will be updated accordingly. 1. Injustice: Gods Among Us (2013) Developer: NetherRealm Studios Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Platforms: Android, iOS, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One 2. Super Smash Bros. (1999) Developer: HAL Laboratory Publisher: Nintendo Platforms: Nintendo 64 3. PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (2012) Developer: SuperBot Entertainment, SCE Santa Monica Studio Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Platforms: PlayStation 3 4. Naruto…

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Injustice: Gods Among Us Review

Injustice: Gods Among Us is a 2013 fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by Warner Bros.  Interactive Entertainment for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Android, iOS, and Wii U.  Set within an alternate universe, an alternate Batman summons members of the Justice League to join his insurgency and end the totalitarian regime established by Superman after the Joker tricks him into killing Lois Lane and destroying Metropolis. Positives: Good graphics Great soundtrack Good voice performances Immersive gameplay Lots of replayability Challenging…

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Super Smash Bros. Review

Super Smash Bros. is a 1999 crossover fighting video game developed by HAL Laboratory, Sora Ltd., Game Arts, Bandai Namco Games and published by Nintendo.  The game serves as the first installment in the Super Smash Bros. video game series. Positives: Highly competitive gameplay Terrific soundtrack Tons of replay value Highly customizable Negatives: Dated graphics Repetitive gameplay Small character roster Campaign: Although the campaign (referred to as Classic Mode) is fun, it lacks length, depth, and any kind of storyline, which is a let down because of the variety of characters.  An adventure mode…

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