Left 4 Dead 2 Review

Left 4 Dead 2 is a 2009 survival horror first-person shooter video game developed and published by Valve Corporation, and released for Microsoft Windows, Linux, OS X, and Xbox 360.  Serving as the second installment in the Left 4 Dead series, the game follows four Survivors trying to survival in world ravaged by the Infected. Positives: Great sound design Great modes Great game engine Good graphics Fun multiplayer Challenging gameplay Negatives: Lackluster story Lackluster characters Lacks cinematics Highly repetitive gameplay Campaign:  The campaign can be played single-player (played offline with…

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Left 4 Dead Review

Left 4 Dead is a 2008 survival horror first-person shooter video game, developed by Valve South, published by Valve Corporation, and released for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, and OS X.  Set as the first installment of the Left 4 Dead game series, the game is set during the aftermath of an apocalyptic pandemic, the game follows four “Survivors” who struggle to survive against hordes of infected. Positives: Great gameplay Fun multiplayer modes Great music/sound design Good graphics Awesome multiplayer Awesome game engine Negatives: Lackluster story Lacks unlockable/hidden content Lackluster characters…

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F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin Review

F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin is a 2009 first-person shooter survival horror video game developed by Monolith Productions and published by Warner Bros. Games, released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. Serving as the second installment in the F.E.A.R. series and the game’s story revolves around Sgt. Michael ​Becket who’s mission quickly turns into a fight for survival against the wrath of Alma Wade. Positives: Good graphics Great music Interesting characters Fast paced combat More diverse enemies Maintains suspenseful atmosphere Awesome antagonists A lot of replayability Fun multiplayer Challenging…

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F.E.A.R. First Encounter Assault Recon Review

F.E.A.R. First Encounter Assault Recon is a 2005 survival horror first-person shooter video game developed by Monolith Productions and published by Sierra Entertainment and Vivendi Games, released for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Microsoft Windows. Serving as the first installment in the F.E.A.R. series and the game’s story revolves around a special forces team called F.E.A.R. called to contain supernatural menace in the form of a little girl name Alma Wade. Positives: Great combat Maintains good suspense Awesome lighting Interesting story Awesome antagonists Good graphics Terrific score Extensive campaign…

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Metro: Last Light Review

Metro: Last Light is a 2013 post-apocalyptic first-person stealth survival horror video game developed by 4A Games, published by Deep Silver, and released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, OS X, Linux, Xbox One, and Xbox 360.  Sequel to the 2010 Metro 2033, the story follows Artyom, a Ranger living in Moscow’s metro system after a destructive nuclear war, tasked with finding the mysterious Dark Ones while fighting different factions and mutated monsters. Positives: Fast paced combat Great graphics Good voice performances Great score Suspenseful atmosphere Dark tone Great gameplay…

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Borderlands 2 Review

Borderlands 2 is a 2012 action role-playing first-person shooter video game developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2K Games, released for the Xbox 360, Xbox One, OS X, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4, Nvidia Shield, Linux, and Microsoft Windows.  It is the second game in the Borderlands series and the sequel to 2009’s Borderlands and follows new Vault Hunters and there efforts to stop Handsome Jack from opening a Vault and releasing the Warrior. Positives: Great humor Challenging gameplay High level of replayability Great score Great co-op Good downloadable…

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Borderlands Review

Borderlands is a 2009 action role-playing first-person shooter video game developed by Gearbox Software, and published by 2K Games, released for PlayStation 3, Shield Android TV, Mac OS X, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows.  Serving as the first installment in the Borderlands series the game follows a group of Vault Hunters who travel to the planet Pandora in search of a legendary Vault. Positives: Fun gameplay Interesting story Likable characters Great humor Witty dialogue Detailed setting Negatives: Repetitive gameplay Story is deep Lacking cinematics Campaign: The game follows a group…

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Halo 4 Review

Halo 4 is a 2012 science fiction first-person shooter action video game developed by 343 Industries, published by Microsoft Studios. It is the fourth installment in the Halo franchise, released for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The plot follows cybernetically enhanced supersoldier, Master Chief and Cortana four years after the events of Halo 3 in which the two are caught up in a conflict with remnants of the Covenant as well as a new threat in the form of ancient Forerunner guardians known as Prometheans on the Forerunner planet…

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Halo 3 Review

Halo 3 is a 2007 science fiction first person shooter action video game developed by Bungie, published by Microsoft Game Studios.  It is the third installment in the Halo franchise, released for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One.  The story centers on a cybernetically enhanced supersoldier, Master Chief, an alien warrior, Arbiter, and the combined human UNSC and elite forces as they wage war against the Covenant who have found the Ark and seek to activate all of the Halo rings. Positives: Great soundtrack Competitive multiplayer Extensive campaign Great characters…

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Halo 2 Anniversary Review

Halo 2 Anniversary is a 2014 science fiction first-person shooter action video game developed by 343 Industries, published by Microsoft Studios.  Serving as a remake to 2004’s Halo 2 and released for the Xbox One; the story follows Master Chief and Cortana who lead humanity in the conflict with Covenant while alternately following the Arbiter who must prevent civil war within the Covenant. Positives: Great graphics Great voice performances Great score Highly competitive Good story Memorable characters Negatives: Linear campaign Campaign: Features a very immersive campaign that not only is extensive but…

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