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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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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Resident Evil 6 Review

Resident Evil 6 is a 2012 third-person shooter action adventure survival horror video game developed and published by Capcom, released for the Xbox 360, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4.  Serving as the ninth major installment in the Resident Evil series the plot is told from the perspectives of several characters who must all confront the force behind a massive bio-terrorist attack with the newly developed C-virus in cities across the world. Positives: Great graphics Great voice performances Fun gameplay Great soundtrack Complex story Extensive campaign Great characters…

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Far Cry 4 Review

Far Cry 4 is 2014 an open world action-adventure first-person shooter video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal, published by Ubisoft, and released for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows.  Serving as the fourth main installment in the Far Cry series, set in Kyrat, the story follows Ajay Ghale who is caught in a civil war between Kyrat’s Royal Army, controlled by tyrannical king Pagan Min, and a rebel movement called the Golden Path. Positives: Massive open-world Great voice performances Great score Memorable characters Good story…

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Tales From the Borderlands Review

Tales From the Borderlands is a 2014 episodic graphic adventure comedy video game developed and published by Telltale Games, based on the Borderlands series.  The game was released for Android, iOS, OS X, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, and Xbox One, and follows Hyperion employee, Rhys, and a con artist, Fiona, who, along with their friends, search for a Vault Key while dealing with psychos, corporate tyrants, and alien creatures. Positives: Great, well-written characters Well-written, compelling story Great voice performances Terrific soundtrack Great balance of humor and drama Good…

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