dark        
 
 

#reviews


 photo

Review: Hearthstone: The Witchwood

Hearthstone is one of the oldest digital collectible card games (CCGs) around at this point, and certainly one of the most popular. Blizzard's talent for sanding the corners off of dense, crunchy strategy games makes Hearthstone a...

 
 
 photo

Review: Dragon's Crown Pro

Ever since the birth of pop culture, fantasy worlds have always been a go-to for adventure. Whether the works of Tolkien, Sword and Sorcery movies, the Fighting Fantasy game-books, or good old-fashioned D&D, it seems every generation ha...

 
 
 from  flixist
 photo

Review: Batman Ninja

While the MCU has dominated theatres for the past decade, DC has been putting out a constant stream of animated movies. Most of their animated movies are adaptations of classic DC stories and if I'm being perfectly honest here, most of them...

 
 
 photo

Review: Middle-earth: Shadow of War - Desolation of Mordor

Middle-earth: Shadow of War surprised me in myriad ways in pretty much every facet of its existence. The large-scale battles involving giant armies actually felt grand in scale, and the mechanical advancements in Talion's locomotion ma...

 
 
 photo

Review: Nintendo Labo - Variety Kit

You're probably wondering why this review of Nintendo Labo - Variety Kit is so late. Well, it was going to be late from the start, since there was no review copy. So instead of getting my review up the second I completed all of the car...

 
 
 photo

Review: Solo

Love can mean a lot of things to a lot of different people. When searching for advice with our love lives, we often forget to ask the most important person in the equation: ourselves. Solo is a game that explores what love means to you, per...

 
 
 photo

Review: City of Brass

It's that classic tale: strapping young hero makes his way to a mythical city to vanquish skeletons and break the genie's curse. City of Brass is a first-person action roguelite with an Arabian Nights theme. The game does a lot to impr...

 
 
 from  flixist
 photo

Review: Cartel 2045

Putting a direct to video grindhouse-esque movie up for review is a bit of a conundrum because you know what you are getting into when you press play, and it's not going to be "good" per se. But what happens when the movie is so bad that it...

 
 
 photo

Review: Frostpunk

Here are some thoughts that popped into my head while playing Frostpunk: These damn cripples are useless! Why is the work day so short? I need to do something about this. If you don't like working a 24-hour shift, maybe you'd like to head ...

 
 
 photo

Review: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Switch)

When I saw that Donkey Kong Country was coming back in the form of Returns live at E3 so many years ago, I couldn't hold back a cheer. It's a series that meant a lot to me ever since Rare took up the mantle and brought Diddy Kong into this ...

 
 
 from  flixist
 photo

Review: Avengers: Infinity War

Yes, I invoked The Last Jedi, and no that's not because I want to instantly guarantee 11 million comments on the post. It's because, like that film but to a lesser extent, Avengers: Infinity War is not the movie you're expecting, often...

 
 
 photo

Review: Agatha Knife

Most games present a problem and offer up a set of tools as a means to solve said issues. More often than not, it involves weapons or fisticuffs or some other form of good, old-fashioned violence to make everything go away. I think this is ...

 
 
 photo

Import Review: Super Robot Wars V

Picture this: an enormous purple and green giant stares down a black titan, its pilot intent on putting a stop to the rampage in the middle of a city. With a bestial cry, the out-of-control machine leaps at the defender, pinning it down as ...

 
 
 photo

Review: The Swords of Ditto

Stop me if you've heard this one before: A young adventurer washes up on the shore of some mysterious land—perhaps an island under the curse of a wicked magician—and winds up battling evil to save the day. Sound familiar? It sho...

 
 
 photo

Review: BattleTech

It took me a really long time to dive into the world of BattleTech. Nearly everyone has heard of MechWarrior, the series that exists within the same universe, but ever since the announcement that Harebrained Schemes would be handl...

 
 
 photo

Review: The Invisible Hours

What's it like to be a fly on the wall -- an innocuous bystander to everything else happening in the room? The Invisible Hours role-plays this fantasy, as it experiments with pure voyeurism and complete lack of agency. All the world's ...

 
 
 from  flixist
 photo

Review: Super Troopers 2

It's been 16 years since Broken Lizard exploded onto the scene with their stoner-comedy Super Troopers. Ever since then, they have had ups and downs in terms of their movies but for the most part, their comedy has always tickled me in just ...

 
 
 photo

Review: Edifier S730 2.1 speaker system

Speakers are kind of an anomaly for me. I'm pretty well-versed in headphones, both in terms of decadence and thriftiness, but the world of speakers, specifically anything above the 2.1 realm, requires a different level of expertise. Luckily...

 
 
 photo

Review: God of War (PS4)

I was highly skeptical of the soft God of War Norse reboot. I'm always willing to give something a shot, but taking the fast and frenetic combat of the original series and slowing it down to focus on a father and son relationship? It's...

 
 
 from  flixist
 photo

Review: I Feel Pretty

You may or may not be a fan of Amy Schumer. I am. I find a lot of her humor insightful and hilarious. Her stand up special kind of sucked, though, and she's 50/50 on headlining movies so I was hoping to get back into enjoying her comedy wit...

 
 
 photo

Review: Oddmar

You know, when I was asked to review a game that came out the third week of April starring a bearded fellow whose name is six letters long, armed with an axe and magic abilities, traversing beautiful wildlands as he does battle with terrify...

 
 
 from  flixist
 photo

Review: Ghost Stories

I was so hyped for this. The trailer looked fantastic, and I'm a sucker for anthology horror. Even if the quality of the shorts was uneven, I enjoyed the original V/H/S's use of a frame story. This movie’s frame story sounded eve...

 
 
 from  flixist
 photo

Review: Blumhouse's Truth or Dare

I'm not sure if it was hubris or clarity that led Jason Blum, CEO of Blumhouse, to plaster the studio name before its new movie Blumhouse's Truth or Dare. There have been a plethora of other horror films within the past five years(!) with t...

 
 
 from  flixist
 photo

Review: Rampage

When you're a child of four, you do everything with your brothers and sisters. You play together, you eat together, you even get haircuts together. And, if one of you is due for a dentist appointment, all of you are. There needs to be an or...

 
 
 photo

Review: Super Daryl Deluxe

Despite the fact that this game has been in development for a few years now, I only just heard about it a couple weeks ago. It sports a delightful hand-drawn aesthetic, and the gameplay borrows from all across the spectrum. If Super Daryl D...

 
 




Reviews   filter by...

Runner3"Lets-a go"

 

Deadpool 2"Doubles down on everything, for the better"

 

State of Decay 2"It's hard out here for a survivor"

 

FRAMED Collection"Caught in the act"

 

Fox n Forests"Run n Jumpin'"

 

Atlanta Robbin' Season"Television's most underrated show knocks it out of the park, again"

 

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux"Strange things are happening to me"

 

Laser League"Multiplayer competitive Jezzball"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

Professor Dillyball

Got a whole bunch of games (perhaps too many?) from the Devolver Steam sale last Now to find time to play them Well anyways, my first ever cBlog is up! Have a great day!

 
Michformer

The more I play Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth, the more disappointed I am about GOGs decision to take it down last Prevents it from being accessible to modern audiences, which is a bummer since I believe itd benefit

 
Chris Moyse

I was hangin with my sister, one of the few folk I have, and shes just left to go live in the for a I couldnt be happier for her, but Im melancholy as fuck at the decreasing health, wealth and security in my Im losing all

 
FakePlasticTree

Despite the issues with some of the bosses, the PS3 version is ultimately still The combat is a lot of fun, even without the Wiis wank TV remote Also, I really wish they hadnt cut out the open world in Hope its back in

 
siddartha85

Man, Hyrule Warriors is fun! Im so glad they brought it to I knew I would like Linkle, but this Impa is pretty

 
Lex

Fuck me for 100%ing Stories: Path of that last achievement was such a pain and just showed that the leveling system wasnt really balanced for the games

 
Shoggoth2588

I made a short CBlog (for me) about game collections that I didnt It should be live an hour or It seemed like a good idea since its almost E3 and I wouldnt be surprised if we see a bunch of new collections this

 
CaimDark Reloaded

So turns out that an annoying drawback of bagging a bunch of physical games is that you have to STAND UP and walk up to the console when you want to play something Then walk back to the Who does that? What a shocking revelation!

 
Spiders For Sale

Divinity OS is losing steam after the first A lot more combat, a lot less interesting things to see and interact Said combat is slowly turning into mere routine, as

 
ShadeOfLight

With Zelda being playable in Hyrule Warriors and also having her BotW costume, I felt it necessary to recreate that most captivating and memorable moment from Breath of the

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
BACK NEXT