If you haven't played the previous Final Fantasy XIII games, there's a good chance that you won't like Lightning Returns. If you have played the previous games, there's a good chance you still won't like it. Square Enix has made some bold changes to the gameplay and unfortunately not all of them work.
A warrior is only as good as the weapon they carry in hand, the armor they wear on their back and, most importantly, the comrades who stand at their side. These laws of battle ring true in Toukiden: Age of Demons, the PlayStation Vita exclusive hunting game from Omega Force and Tecmo Koei.
Is it possible to load up a game with nearly required microtransactions and still keep it fun? This question is worth exploring in a review about Dungeon Keeper's mobile remake. But first, let's talk about some of the premium add-ons that Gaming Blend is offering for this review.
Flappy Bird flies over the low bar it set for itself. In doing so, it somehow became a global success. Whether it deserves that success is irrelevant. The game may not deserve attention from everyone but it deserves attention from someone.
The first episode of Wolf Among Us gave me hope that this series would be just as good as Telltale's other game The Walking Dead. However, Episode 2 of Wolf fell short of my expectations.
Lara Croft approaches the pile of sticks and leafs she's gathered. She takes out a box of matches, realizing there's only one left. After taking a deep breath, she strikes the match along the box's rough edge, producing a flame. She quickly puts the lit match underneath the pile, causing the pile of wood to light up.
"Oregon Trail meets Game of Thrones" is how I'd sum up The Banner Saga in one sentence. Banner Saga is much more than that - such as an RPG and a turn-based strategy game - but at its heart the game is a grueling journey through a bleak fantasy world.
In Killzone: Shadow Fall, the series' long-running tradition of evolution is alive and well in both the single player and multiplayer campaigns. While not everything Guerrilla Games tries to accomplish in this latest shooter for the PlayStation 4 is a resounding success, you have to at least appreciate the effort to shake things up. And while some of those big alterations fall flat, there are just as many moments where this PS4 FPS truly soars.
Pete trudges through a swamp. Every few paces, he stops to fire an arrow at a reanimated corpse aimlessly wandering the area. Each topples over with a groan and hits the muddy water with a loud splash.
Battlefield 4's campaign isn't great. This shouldn't surprise you if you've played other Battlefield games. The campaign mode has traditionally been the thing you play when the multiplayer servers are down. It was what I played for a few hours on launch night when PSN was a smoldering mess. I haven't touched it since.
Superman has gone off the rails, Batman and Harley Quinn are besties, Aquaman is bowing down to a land dweller and, thanks to Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition for the PlayStation Vita, I finally have a story taking place within the DC universe that has actually piqued my interest.
Sonic Lost World on the 3DS is unlike any other Sonic game Iíve ever played before, which is both a good and a bad thing.
Earlier this month, Telltale Games released the first episode of their adventure game The Wolf Among Us. I get the feeling most of you haven't played it. That's a shame because, judging from the first episode, Wolf is just as good as Telltale's The Walking Dead game.
While the PlayStation Vita certainly has its fair share of fighting games, Sony's handheld has been decidedly lacking in anything representing the sweet science of boxing. Until now, that is, as Vivid Games' Real Boxing finally makes its way to the ring. *Cue Eye of the Tiger*
AiRace Speed finally careened onto the Nintendo 3DS eShop this week, offering 18 tracks for players to dart, dip, dive and boost through. A budget title at just $4.99, can it sate the appetite for portable gaming fans possessing a need for speed?