Gears of War: Judgment Review

Gears of War: Judgment is a 2013 military science fiction third-person shooter video game developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly, published by Microsoft Studios, and released for Xbox 360.  Serving as a prequel, the story revolves around Lt. Damon Baird and Kilo Squad during a hearing at a COG military tribunal during the immediate aftermath of Emergence Day after a battle against the Locust in Halvo Bay. Positives: Graphics are solid Great voice performances Interesting story Great characters A lot of replayability Good soundtrack Fantastic multiplayer Fun, challenging…

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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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Gears of War 3 Review

Gears of War 3 is a 2011 military science fiction third-person shooter video game developed by Epic Games, published by Microsoft Studios, and released for the Xbox 360.  Serving as the third installment of the Gears of War series, the game is set two years after the events of GOW2, Marcus Fenix and the members of Delta Squad lead the final assault against the Locust as well as a new foe, the Lambent. Positives: Challenging gameplay Graphics are pretty good Awesome story Solid voice performances Tons of replayability Good soundtrack…

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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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Resident Evil 5 Review

Resident Evil 5 is a 2009 third-person shooter survival horror video game developed and published by Capcom, released for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows.  Serving as the seventh major installment in the Resident Evil series it follows BSAA agents Chris Redfield and Sheva Alomar of a bio-terrorist threat in Kijuju. Positives: Great graphics Great voice performances Good score Extensive campaign Good story Fun gameplay experience A lot of replayability Great characters Negatives: Flat characters Linear campaign Poor AI Campaign: Resident Evil 5 does feature…

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Resident Evil 4 Review

Resident Evil 4 is a 2005 third-person shooter survival horror video game developed and published by Capcom, released for GameCube, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.  Set as the sixth major installment in the Resident Evil series and the story follows the U.S. government special agent Leon S. Kennedy, who is sent on a mission to rescue the U.S. President’s daughter, Ashley Graham, from a sinister cult. Positives: Great characters Great score Great voice performances Compelling story Extensive campaign Fun gameplay experience Negatives: Grainy, worn…

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Gears of War 2 Review

Gears of War 2 is a 2008 military science fiction third-person shooter video game developed by Epic Games and published by Microsoft Game Studios for the Xbox 360.  It serves as the second installment in the Gears of War franchise and follows Sergeant Marcus Fenix as he leads Delta Squad into the depths of the planet to try to stop the Locust during the assault upon Locust territory known as the Hollow. Positives: Competitive multiplayer Compelling story Extensive campaign Great characters Good soundtrack Great voice performances Exciting gameplay Good graphics…

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Gears of War Review

Gears of War is a 2006 military science fiction third-person shooter video game developed by Epic Games and The Coalition, published by Microsoft Game Studios released for the Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows.  It is the first installment of the Gears of War series and set on the fictional planet Sera, focuses on a soldier named Marcus Fenix and the troops of Delta Squad as they attempt to save the remaining human inhabitants from a genocidal subterranean race known as the Locust Horde. Positives: Great story Great score…

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Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel Review

Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel is a 2013 third-person shooter video game developed by EA Montreal and Visceral Games, published by Electronic Arts.  Released for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 it is the third installment in the Army of Two series, and takes place in Mexico and pits T.W.O. against a ruthless drug cartel known as La Guadana. Positives: Competitive gameplay Challenging gameplay Terrific soundtrack Good voice performances Good characters Extensive campaign Negatives: AI companion is stupid at times Lacks co-op interactions Campaign: The campaign is extensive and…

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