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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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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Gears of War 4 Review

Gears of War 4 is a 2016 military science fiction third-person shooter video game developed by The Coalition, published by Microsoft Studios, and released for Microsoft Windows and Xbox One.  Serving as the fourth main installment in the Gears of War series, it is set 25 years after Gears of War 3, and focuses on the son of Marcus Fenix and Anya Stroud, J.D. Fenix, who, alongside his friends Delmon “Del” Walker and Kait Diaz deal with a new threat to humanity’s survival. Positives: Extensive campaign Awesome soundtrack Great characters…

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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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Final Fantasy XIII Review

Final Fantasy XIII is a 2009 science fantasy role-playing video game developed and published by Square Enix, released for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, iOS, and Android.  It is the thirteenth title in the mainline Final Fantasy series, and follows Lightning, Snow, and the other heroes who are dealt a hand of fate by the god-like fal’Cie. Cursed and regarded as enemies of society, they have the world against them and nobody to rely on but each other as they struggle to break free of their curse and determine…

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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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Spider-Man 2: The Game Review

Spider-Man 2: The Game is a 2004 action adventure superhero video game developed by Treyarch, The Fizz Factor, Digital Eclipse, Activision, Aspyr, Backbone Entertainment, and Vicarious Visions.  It was published by Activision, Taito, Capcom, MacPlay, and Nokia, and released for GameCube, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Game Boy Advance, N-Gage, Mac OS X, Nintendo DS, and PlayStation Portable. Loosely based on the Spider-Man 2 film, the story follows Spider-Man/Peter Parker struggles between his personal life which involves Mary Jane Watson and his superhero life where he joins up with a vigilante…

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Saints Row: The Third Review

Saints Row: The Third is a 2011 open world action-adventure video game developed by Volition and published by THQ, released for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Linux, and Microsoft Windows.  It is the third title in the Saints Row series and follows the 3rd Street Saints who are in a city turf war with three rival gangs in the city of Steelport. Positives: Fun gameplay Great humor Good graphics Good score Memorable characters Vast open world Character customization Tons of collectibles Tons of minigames Great voice performances Negatives: Incompetent AI Lackluster story…

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