dark        
 
 

#reviews


 photo

Review: 7 Wonders (iPad)

It's been out for roughly six years, but in the past six months or so, 7 Wonders became my tabletop group's board game of choice -- either for warmups for heavier games or a cool down afterward ("dessert," as it's called). Our gro...

 
 
 
 photo

Review: Slain: Back From Hell (Switch)

Upon its original release last year, Slain! was met with all the enthusiasm of a wet fart. The game’s Kickstarter campaign showed a lot of promise and the aesthetics behind the game got a bunch of people amped up. This game looked to ...

 
 
 photo

Review: Puzzle Fighter

Puzzle Fighter’s rocky road to a worldwide release ended last month when Capcom pushed it out the doors just before Thanksgiving to a worldwide audience. I’ve followed the game since it was announced and was disappointed when I ...

 
 
 photo

Review: Wuppo

The story of Wuppo revolves around a little, ball-shaped creature known as a Wum who gets kicked out of their home after making a huge mess while eating some ice cream. There’s a bit of lore drip fed through collectible film strips, b...

 
 
 photo

Review: Tokaido (PC)

I'm pretty much a sucker for anything having to do with feudal Japan. It was a fascinating time period, full of larger-than-life figures, beautiful art, and a warring tapestry that would take a lifetime to study. That's why I gravitated so ...

 
 
 photo

Review: Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris

Destiny 2 has an endgame problem, and Bungie has an image problem. We've been through this dance before with the first Destiny. The fans want more, Bungie says they're going to acquiesce, but they don't, at least not fully, and then in a ye...

 
 
 photo

Review: Carcassonne - Tiles & Tactics

Man, Carcassonne! That name just brings back so many memories. It was essentially my wife's gateway into hobbyist board games, and much more accessible than the one I originally wanted to get her into (and failed): Warhammer 40K. It's crazy...

 
 
 photo

Review: Xenoblade Chronicles 2

Monolith Soft has carved out a nice little series for itself in Xenoblade. What kicked off as an incredible first entry in 1998's Xenogears eventually became a dead franchise in 2006, until it was resurrected by the Phoenix that is Nin...

 
 
 photo

Review: Pokemon Ultra Sun

Pokémon and I have a tenuous relationship. I never owned an original Game Boy, so when the series exploded around the world the first time I didn’t have a means of playing it. On the Game Boy Advance, I pre-ordered Sapphire and...

 
 
 photo

Review: Battlerite

If you're an arena brawler or a MOBA, it's hard to get noticed. So many of them are dropping like flies trying to chase that Riot payday that it's tough to even keep track of the ones that actually do make it to their ship date. Battlerite ...

 
 
 photo

Review: Mario Party: The Top 100

It seems as though the best of the Mario Party games are far, far behind us. The most recent installments have come out to lackluster reception, and are getting even fewer and far between as of late. Nintendo takes a stab at recreating the ...

 
 
 from  flixist
 photo

Review: The Punisher (Season 1)

Netflix's announcement of a full Punisher series definitely caught a lot of folks by surprise. Jon Bernthal's turn at the popular anti-hero was received well enough that a full series seemed like a good idea at the time. As the first Marvel...

 
 
 photo

Review: Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

Booting up Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp for the 28th consecutive day, I find myself in rhythm with the beats of the game. I know when to log in, how long I’ll play in a given sitting, and I find myself maximizing what little time I ha...

 
 
 photo

Review: South Park: Phone Destroyer

Since downloading the app on launch day, South Park: Phone Destroyer has received a few updates that have made it easier to play. It’s no longer a janky experience. The loading times are brisker, assets tend to pop-in less and I have ...

 
 
 photo

Review: Battle Chef Brigade

Battle Chef Brigade is a delightful concoction. It's one part side-scrolling brawler, complemented by a series of match-three puzzles in the form of a cooking competition. With a dash of light RPG progression and beautiful, hand-drawn visua...

 
 
 from  flixist
 photo

Review: Coco

A litany of Disney animated films have explored various cultures. Whether or not they were entirely respectful of those cultures is up for debate, but the one constant up until recently was that neither Disney nor Pixar tackled any aspects ...

 
 
 photo

Review: Batman - The Enemy Within: Fractured Mask

Bruce Wayne is in a lot of trouble. Having been successful in his plan to ingratiate himself within "The Pact," a merciless group of Gotham rogues, in efforts to ascertain the reasoning behind a recent crimewave, the billionaire has made en...

 
 
 photo

Review: School Girl/Zombie Hunter

This is a game that knows exactly what it is. Even the title doesn’t leave a hell of a lot to the imagination. You’ve got school girls, and you’ve got zombies. These high school ladies don’t appear to be too worried ...

 
 
 photo

Review: Star Wars Battlefront II

In the time since I posted my review-in-progress for Star Wars Battlefront II, EA temporarily halted the sale of in-game purchases. "This means that the option to purchase crystals in the game is now offline, and all progression will be ea...

 
 
 photo

Review: Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV is an institution. If someone on the development team hasn't named their kid Noctis yet I'd be surprised -- especially given that some have probably spent the better part of a decade on some form of it. And given the s...

 
 
 photo

Review: Destiny 2 (PC)

The Destiny franchise has finally come to PC. I've always been interested in the franchise, but I never play my Xbox in any meaningful capacity so I knew if I were to ever get my hands on the series, it would have to be on PC. It makes...

 
 
 photo

Review: Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy

Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy is one of the PS2 classics I remember well enough to know I played it, but have let almost every other detail escape from my mind. Eurocom and THQ's Zelda-like set in ancient Egypt was a fun attempt at a new...

 
 
 photo

Review: Hearthstone: Innkeeper's Tavern Cookbook

My wife and I love cooking. Baking...it's a slow work in progress (and many pro bakers would tell you it's a lifelong process), but we dabble, and are getting better every year. It helps if you're spurred into action by video game themed ma...

 
 
 photo

Review: .hack//G.U. Last Recode

.hack//G.U. Last Recode is exhausting. It's a collection of three full-length games bundled together with a fresh coat of paint and an all-new fourth chapter. That's a lot for one package, but like any long journey, finishing the series oft...

 
 




Reviews   filter by...

7 Wonders (iPad)"Give me that money, Berenice"

 

Puzzle Fighter"A bit of a gem"

 

Wuppo"Wum is the loneliest number"

 

Tokaido (PC)"Traipsing through Japan"

 

Carcassonne - Tiles & Tactics"Revisiting a classic"

 

Xenoblade Chronicles 2"It's Rex time"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

Zer0t0nin

One of the better Black/Crust outfits has a pretty dope new shirt #Impulsebuytoid

 
On Air Festivus

Ive been having fun with the BotW DLC Pack 2, but Im a little miffed about the whole A rant and SPOILERS in the

 
Occams

This has been in my head for a few days Worth a listen if you like hip

 
FakePlasticTree

Collectors Edition arrived, really digging Majimas Contruction Worker business

 
Red Nosed ReinDere

This time of year is just too crazy Work and life I am exhausted already

 
Barry Kelly

The bearings have started to go on a couple of my case fans and no time to have some decent ones shipped this side of crimbo :( Headphones for the rest of the month I think

 
Hot Rod Clinton

My husband said he wanted to go to the mall I was suspicious, because he hates As soon as we arrived, I understood

 
Virtua Kazama

So heres something I didnt WWEs Asuka was one of the motion actors for Virtua Fighter

 
Eint Nicholas

Sitting here trying to not to get Son dropped out of college a month ago, is severely depressed, somewhat Trying to fix everything has made me broke as be broke to fix

 
Greentinsel214

An old roommate is getting married in the Portland area next Anything cool to see or do in that part of the country? Thinking about making the Bump

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
NEXT