Plants vs. Zombies Review

Plants vs. Zombies is a 2009 tower defense video game developed and published by PopCap Games, released for Microsoft Windows, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, Nintendo DS, Android, PlayStation Vita, iOS, OS X, Google Chrome, DSiWare, Bada, Windows Phone, BlackBerry 10, and BlackBerry Tablet OS. The game involves homeowners who use a variety of different plants to prevent an army of zombies from entering their houses and “eating their brains”. Positives: Tons of replayability Locks of unlockables Great soundtrack Great amount of humor Fun animation style Extensive campaign Gameplay is…

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Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Review

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is a 2015 episodic survival horror video game developed and published by Capcom, released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. Serving as the tenth major installment in the Resident Evil franchise, and the story follows Claire Redfield and Moira Burton, Barry Burton’s daughter, who are kidnapped and brought to a mysterious island filled with monstrosities and run by the mysterious Overseer. Positives: Good graphics Interesting story Extensive campaign Fun cooperative gameplay Suspenseful music Great main characters…

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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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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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Minecraft: Story Mode Review

Minecraft: Story Mode is an episodic point-and-click graphic adventure video game developed and published by Telltale Games, and released for Android, iOS, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.  Based on the sandbox video game Minecraft, the game centers around a new character, named Jesse, who can be either male or female, as they and their allies attempt to save their world by defeating the Wither Storm. Positives: Terrific characters Great soundtrack Extensive campaign Very compelling story Great voice performances…

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Final Fantasy X Review

Final Fantasy X is a 2001 science fantasy role-playing video game developed and published by Square Enix, released for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4, and Microsoft Windows.  It is the tenth installment of the Final Fantasy series and is set in the fantasy world of Spira, the game’s story revolves around Tidus, an athlete star of the fictional sport known as blitzball, who finds himself in the world Spira after his home city of Zanarkand is destroyed by a rampaging monster known as Sin. Shortly after arriving…

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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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The Walking Dead: Season Two Review

The Walking Dead: Season Two is a 2013 episodic interactive drama graphic adventure video game developed and published by Telltale Games, based on Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead comic book series.  The game was released for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Microsoft Windows, iOS, Ouya, Android, and OS X.  Is the sequel to The Walking Dead and the plot begins a year after the events of The Walking Dead where Clementine bands with other survives, struggling to survive against zombies, the elements, and other survivors. Positives:…

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The Walking Dead Review

The Walking Dead is a 2012 episodic interactive drama graphic adventure video game developed and published by Telltale Games, based on Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead comic book series.  The game was released for the Xbox 360, Xbox One, Android, iOS, Kindle Fire HDX, OS X, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and Ouya, and the plot follows convicted murderer Lee Everett and a young girl named Clementine who struggle during the onset of the zombie apocalypse in Georgia. Positives: Great, well-written characters Well-written, richly developed story Good…

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