Tokyo 42, an Old-school Inspired Shooter

April 4, 2016 0

Tokyo 42 is a new shooter from SMAC Games and publisher Mode 7 with a very unique look to it. SMAC describes it as “the lovechild of Syndicate and GTA 1.” After watching the brilliant trailer, it reminds me a bit of LEGO, with a dash of The Sims thrown in […]

Hitman Episode One Review

March 15, 2016 0

Release Date: March 11, 2016  Platforms: PC, Xbox One, PS4 Review Platform: PC Hitman, Io Interactive’s hit (sorry) series is back. This time however, it’s in pieces. The previous game, Hitman Absolution, deviated from the shooter’s usual formula by trying to be more plot driven, focusing more on action sequences than […]

Lock and Load in Tuque’s new Twin Stick, Livelock

February 23, 2016 0

Developer Tuque Games is working on a new top-down, twin stick shooter. It’s still a bit early on (it comes out later this year sometime) to know a great deal about the game, but it may well turn out to be a gem. Livelock “takes place following a cataclysmic gamma […]

Tom Clancy’s: The Division Beta

February 22, 2016 0

(Full game) Release Date: March 8th, 2016 Platforms: PC, Xbox One, PS4 Beta Platform: Xbox One Over the weekend, Ubisoft released the beta for their long overdue, but highly anticipated shooter. By my estimation, I played 15-20 hours of the beta, some of which were solo, and some of which were with up […]

Door Kickers 2, a Top-down Tactical Shooter

January 22, 2016 0

I’ve written before about the promise of indie studios and their ability to provide a high-quality, unique product and to take risks that larger studios often won’t. However, with smaller budgets and smaller teams, it’s also much easier for them to fail. Fortunately, KillHouseGames does not fit into that category […]

Escape From Tarkov, a Hardcore Shooter/Survival MMO

December 29, 2015 0

Are you getting tired of shooter based, survival MMO games yet? If their current popularity is anything to go on, probably not. I’m beginning to think I’m the only one who is. As it happens, Battlestate Games disagrees with me and is betting on the success of this genre and […]

Mafia III in 2016

December 21, 2015 0

Mafia I and II focused primarily on the Italian mob. The story was generally one of the protagonist being down-and-out and then rising through the ranks on the success of various assignments. Internal and external power struggles, as always, were a large part of the plot. Mafia III looks to […]

In Squad, Cooperate or Die

December 15, 2015 0

Most shooters with multiplayer capability do not place much emphasis on playing as a team. Sure, they may have game or map types meant to reinforce the importance of working together. They probably also give extra points in matches for accomplishing certain team-based feats like assisting in a kill, repairing […]

Paragon, Epic’s Latest Title

December 9, 2015 0

Back in November, when Epic Games first announced the existence of their latest project, very little was revealed about it other than a character named Twinblast and a few vague hints regarding some unlockable items.  Given that this is the studio famed for creating both the Gears of War franchise (recently purchased […]