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Five Years of Black Red Gaming

Bioshock 2 Remastered. This is the first game I ever wrote about. I reviewed this game on Giant Bomb’s community forums on September 27th, 2016 under a different name (The Mist 997). The website you see here didn’t start u...

 
 
 

Ten After Ten: 9/10/21-9/19/21

News Apple-Epic Court Case Concludes After a lengthy battle between Epic and Apple over external payment options in the IOS app store, the case has finally concluded. Starting December 9, developers can now offer links and other inte...

 
 
 
 

Ten After Ten: 8/30/21-9/09/21

News China Restricts Video Game Usage for Children Under 18 China is limiting video game playtime for kids under 18 to three hours per week as well as restricting online gaming to Fridays, weekends, and public holidays from 8 p.m. to...

 
 
 

The BRG Collection Entries #33-36

Welcome to a new set of entries into the BRG Collection. The rest of the games in my ongoing list can be found here or at the bottom of the blog. With that said, here are entries #33-36. Bioshock Release Year: 2007 / Developers: 2K B...

 
 
 
 
 

Ten After Ten: 8/20/21-8/29/21

News Gamescom Gamescom, despite being all-virtual this year, had some games to show off. Starting off on the 24th with a Destiny 2 showcase and ending on the 26th with a Future Games Show, there were many games shown off to look forw...

 
 
 
 

The BRG Collection Entries #29-32

Welcome to a new set of entries into the BRG Collection. The rest of the games in my ongoing list can be found here or at the bottom of this blog. With that said, here are entries #29-32. Hades Release Year: 2020 / Developers: Superg...

 
 
 

Ten After Ten: 8/10/21-8/19/21

Note: since I skipped the last Ten After Ten, I’m also including news, releases, and blogs from July 30th through August 9th if applicable. News Epic Games Store Testing Self-Publishing Epic Games is testing a self-publishing s...

 
 
 

Before Liftoff: Back 4 Blood (PC)

The Left 4 Dead subgenre has exploded over the past five years, with many IPs both new and old trying to take a piece of that pie to varying degrees of success. Of all the Left 4 Dead-likes that have released, though, the one people s...

 
 
 
 

Ten After Ten: 7/20/21-7/29/21

News Activision Blizzard Lawsuit The biggest story to grab headlines during this time was a lawsuit filed in California alleging workplace discrimination. From there, a whirlwind of events happened including a walkout, an open letter...

 
 
 

Cannon Brawl (Switch) Review

Note: review code provided by Blitworks. For me, artillery games are a very early childhood memory rooted in Flash. Launching cannon shots and chunking away at the terrain has been around for a surprisingly long time in video games, a...

 
 
 

Ten After Ten: 7/10/21-7/19/21

News Valve Announced The Steam Deck Shortly after the disappointing announcement of Nintendo’s Switch OLED model, Valve announced their foray into the handheld gaming market with the Steam Deck. Since this handheld is meant to ...

 
 
 

Hades (PC, Switch) Review

While rogue-lites are quite fun, they can be rather restrictive in certain ways. Trying to tell a story, for example, is rather difficult given the run-based nature of the genre. What Supergiant Games have done with Hades, however, sh...

 
 
 

Ten After Ten: 6/30/21-7/09/21

News New Switch OLED For the past few years, people wondered what Nintendo will do with the Nintendo Switch in regards to a half-step iteration on the popular device. After months of speculation and years of anticipation, Nintendo an...

 
 
 

Before Liftoff: Black Skylands (PC)

Note: code provided by Terminals.io / tinyBuild. Also, I stopped playing the game at around 11 hours and did not complete the main campaign, so this write-up is based on the time I had with the game rather than the totality of the exp...

 
 
 

The BRG Collection Entries #25-28

Welcome to a new set of entries into the BRG Collection. The rest of the games in my ongoing list can be found here or at the bottom of this blog. With that said, here are entries #25-28. Monster Hunter: World Release Year: 2018...

 
 
 
 

Ten After Ten: 6/20/21-6/29/21

News River A.K.A. Dogmeat has Died River, who was the inspiration for Fallout 4’s Dogmeat, has passed away according to the owner Joel Burgess on Twitter. Burgess talked about how River was chosen for the Dogmeat role and why s...

 
 
 

Kane and Lynch: Pessimistic Meh-sterpieces

Note: This blog contains spoilers, strong language, strong themes, and disturbing images. The Kane and Lynch duology is one mired with mixed reviews and controversy, most notably of which was a review by Jeff Gerstmann that led to his...

 
 
 

Ten After Ten: 6/10/21-6/19/21

News E3 2021 The main bulk of E3 and the non-affiliated shows surrounding it came and went during this time. I won’t really get into it here because I already did a couple of blogs about it (linked below), but I thought overall...

 
 
 

Black Red Gaming's E3 2021 Highlights

I didn’t cover E3 this year, but that didn’t mean I didn’t watch it. About a week ago I put out a post explaining why I didn’t cover E3 this year and whatnot, but that isn’t the focus for this blog. This ...

 
 
 

"E3" is Getting Out of Hand

Normally during this time of the year, I would start covering “E3,” which at this rate is more of a blanket term for all of the gaming events surrounding the ESA’s Anaheim Convention Center Expo like the blast zone o...

 
 
 

Ten After Ten: 5/30/21-6/09/21

News I am aware of all the E3 news as well as the news about the Atari VCS, but I will cover them on the next Ten After Ten. Older Need for Speed Titles are Being Sunset According to a Reddit post by Need for Speed Community Manager ...

 
 
 

The BRG Collection Entries #21-24

Welcome to a new set of entries into the BRG Collection. The rest of the games in my ongoing list can be found here or at the bottom of this blog. With that said, here are entries #21-24. Far Cry 3 Release Year: 2012 / Developers: Ub...

 
 
 

Biomutant (PC) Review

Note: review code provided by THQ Nordic / Terminals.io and will include spoilers. Four years ago, I played a demo of Biotmutant at Gamestop Expo in Las Vegas. A lot of time has passed, a lot of games have released, and I have written...

 
 
 

About Black Red Gamingone of us since 9:35 PM on 01.08.2020

My name is Ben, and I started writing blogs back in 2016. A few years later, I changed my name to what it is now, and started my own website. Now, I mostly do game reviews, a little bit of news recap, and Twitch streaming. You can find this content and more at blackredgaming.com.
 
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