The Worst Video Games Of 2022

 

2022 was easily the best year for games in, well, I can’t remember how long (as you can see from my companion piece, “The Best Video Games Of 2022“). But that doesn’t mean there weren’t some real ...CONTINUE

Read more

The Best Video Games Of 2022

 

For years, I’ve started my “Best Video Games Of [insert year here]” lists by lamenting how it was a terrible year for games, but that there were some bright spots. Not this year. 2022 was easily the best year ...CONTINUE

Read more

“High On Life” Review

 

Let’s be very clear about something: The sci-fi first-person shooter High On Life (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC) is absolutely, positively not a Rick & Morty game. Sure, it’s made by Squanch Games, the studio co-founded by Rick ...CONTINUE

Read more

“Terror Of Hemasaurus” Review

 

As someone who spent the late-’70s and early-’80s watching Godzilla movies on TV, the classic mid-’80s arcade game Rampage — in which you get to be a gigantic monkey, wolf, and yeah, lizard who trashes a city — was ...CONTINUE

Read more

“The Callisto Protocol” Review

 

It’s always annoying when a game designer refuses to admit their game is like someone else’s. “So, it’s a sci-fi first-person shooter in which a genetically-modified super soldier in power armor fights religious aliens on a circular world…and you ...CONTINUE

Read more

“Need For Speed Unbound” Review

 

I hate to say it — and hate that it’s making me say it — but Need For Speed Unbound (Xbox Series X / S, PlayStation 5, PC) gave me some serious “so what” vibes. While ...CONTINUE

Read more

“Ghost Song” Review

 

“The Deadsuit. Quiet for many years… On this day, something stirs within. Something new…” And with these ominous words, the adventure that is Ghost Song begins. A sci-fi, third-person, side-scrolling shooter for Xbox Series X / S, Xbox One, ...CONTINUE

Read more

“Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare II” Review

 

One of the hallmarks of the Call Of Duty series is that these first-person shooter games’ annual installments usually only makes incremental changes, not big ones. Not since 2007’s Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, anyway. And while ...CONTINUE

Read more

“Prodeus” Review

 

As an old fool, I often like it when people kick it old school. Especially when those people are game designers making a first-person sci-fi shooter. But I also love modern conveniences. Which is why I was excited to ...CONTINUE

Read more