Play As A Giant Robot Who Wants To…

It’s not easy being a giant robot with a body better suited to destroying planets than saving them, especially not when people react to your noble, monster-vaporizing efforts with bullets and lasers of their own.…

Pokken Tournament Is Way Better On A Console…

Two players on one console, without cutting the frame rate in half. Take that, Wii U version. There was nothing wrong with the Wii U release of Pokémon fighting game Pokken Tournament that couldn’t be solved…

Lego Dimensions’ Second Year Ends Well

GIF SHE SUMMONS A MY PRETTY PEGASUS YOU GUYS.  This weeks marks the release of the final wave of toys in Lego Dimensions year two, possibly the final wave ever. If the game’s going out,…

Music Makes Magic In This Rollicking Rhythm RPG

GIF The Metronomicon: Slay the Dance Floor is what happens when a dance party breaks out in the middle of a turn-based role-playing game. In Puuba’s The Metronomicon, released last year on Steam and this week…

The Pillars Of The Earth Game Adds Choices…

GIF In the first chapter of Ken Follett’s bestselling novel The Pillars of the Earth, mason Tom Builder and his family are journeying through snowy woods when his wife, Agnes, enters labor. The tragic events…

West Of Loathing Is A Very Funny Cowboy…

Most of the time, it’s not terribly difficult to slot games on Steam’s best-sellers list into categories. You’ve got your multiplayer survival game of the week, your triple-A hit, your discounted indie, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, and…

Five Things I Already Love About Agents Of…

GIF Next week Volition launches Saints Row spin-off Agents of Mayhem, an open-world action adventure featuring a group of super-powered operatives battling an evil organization bent on world domination. I’ve played five hours of the…

 Galaxy Of Pen And Paper Is An RPG…

In 2012, Brazil’s Behold Studios released Knights of Pen and Paper, a video game that captured the experience of a bunch of players sitting around a table playing a fantasy role-playing game. Galaxy of Pen…

Sundered Is A Beautiful Game That Makes Me…

GIF Sundered is a new platforming action game from Thunder Lotus Games, creators of Jotun. It has gorgeous hand-drawn visuals, Metroidvania-style exploration, fast-paced combat against swarms of vicious enemies and a knack for making me…

The Low Road Is A Stylish 1970s Spy…

The Low Road opens with one of my favorite video game puzzles of the year. The rest of what I’ve played, sadly, isn’t quite on the same level. The game, a spy comedy adventure set…