Watch Dogs 2

“A Millennial’s wet dream” Following up on the moderate success of Watch Dogs, developer Ubisoft Montreal, and publisher Ubisoft released the sequel Watch Dogs 2 in 2016 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Gone was Aiden, and replaced by Marcus Holloway a hacker based in San Francisco. I enjoyed the original Watch Dogs, butContinue reading “Watch Dogs 2”

Monster Truck Rally

In the late 80s and early 90s, Monster Trucks were as cool as it got. It was only a matter of time before someone made a Monster Truck video game which developer Realtime Associates and publisher INTV Corp did in 1991 when they released Monster Truck Rally for the Nintendo Entertainment System. I’m on aContinue reading “Monster Truck Rally”

1942

World War II is a popular setting in video games from the beginning. In 1986, Capcom developed and published “1942” for the Nintendo Entertainment System putting the player into a plane during… you guessed it 1942 over the Pacific Ocean. Would this early vertical shooter impress me or should it have perished in the war?Continue reading “1942”

Scramble Spirits

Sega developed and published Scramble Spirits first for the arcade and then ported it to the Sega Master System in 1989. It’s too bad they decided to port it because Scramble Spirits is a scrambled mess. The vertical shooter suffers from poor graphics, 30-second levels, repetitive enemies, and a wealth of other poor decisions. Thankfully,Continue reading “Scramble Spirits”

Aerial Assault

In 1990, developer Sanritsu and publisher Sega released Aerial Assault for the Sega Master System. The side-scrolling shooter put players in control of a jet fighter flying through the sky taking on an evil military organization called the N.A.C. who wants to take over the world. Would Aerial Assault fly high or would lightning strikeContinue reading “Aerial Assault”

Borderlands 3

Developer Gearbox Software and publisher 2K Games released Borderlands 3 in 2019 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. After Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel saw less than favorable reviews from gamers, would the series get back on track and reach the peak of the series as it did with Borderlands 2, or would the developers failContinue reading “Borderlands 3”

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! After the successful reboot of Wolfenstein with the release of Wolfenstein: The New Order in 2014, developer MachineGames and publisher Bethesda Softworks teamed up and released the sequel “Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus in 2017 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. B.J. Blazkowicz is back and surrounded by an…interestingContinue reading “Wolfenstein II The New Colossus Review”

Monster Jam Maximum Destruction Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! A recipe for maximum destruction includes taking the Twister Metal formula of picking up weapons and pitting monster trucks against each other in death arenas and that’s exactly what Inland Productions and Ubi Soft did when they teamed up and released Monster Jam: Maximum Destruction in 2002 for the PlayStationContinue reading “Monster Jam Maximum Destruction Review”

Star Wars: Obi-Wan Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! Who’s your favorite character from the Star Wars universe? For many, it’s Obi-Wan as he has appeared in many of the movies. It’s no surprise that LucasArts wanted to cash in on the popularity of Obi-Wan and release a game starring one of our favorite Jedis. In 2001, LucasArts releasedContinue reading “Star Wars: Obi-Wan Review”

Gunstar Heroes Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! Hardcore. Insane. Suicidal. These are the words that come to my mind when I played Gunstar Heroes. Released by Treasure and Sega in 1993 for the Sega Genesis, Gunstar Heroes took the Contra formula and cranked it up. This crushing run-and-gun shooter blew gamers away with how much action itContinue reading “Gunstar Heroes Review”