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The Games I Played During Quarantine

For the past few months, everyone around the world has been on lockdown. For many, this has meant staying at home and either finishing school online, working from home, or doing neither. Even with work or school at home, however, many...

 
 
 

Mini Game Review: Rage 2/Forager/Flinthook

Rage 2 Rage 2 is the first-person, open-world sequel to Rage that follows the last Ranger of Vineland as he or she takes revenge on General Cross and the Authority after they raided Vineland and killed the Ranger’s Aunt. A basic...

 
 
 

Doom Eternal (PC) Review

Doom is, without a doubt, one of the most important franchises in video game history. It is one that is decades old, and yet still relevant thanks to 2016’s Doom and the modding scene. Four years later, the ultra-violent Doomguy...

 
 
 

My Top Five Anticipated Releases of May 2020

April was the month of quarantine, and May is shaping up to be the same. Despite that, games are still releasing to cure our boredom of being stuck at home. So, for list 34, here are my top picks for May 2020. But first, some rules. T...

 
 
 
 
 

My Thoughts on Vigor's Switch Beta

I have a love-hate relationship with Escape From Tarkov. On one hand, I really enjoy the premise of the game; but on the other hand, I do not like the realism of the game. There are many other things I could talk about with that game,...

 
 
 

Half-Life: Alyx (PC) Review

For years, virtual reality has been the next step in video games that no one is taking. There hasn’t really been that one game worth virtual reality’s high asking price, making its market niche. Since the market is niche, ...

 
 
 

In Other Waters (Switch) Review

Note: review code provided by Terminals.io. When I think of exploration games, I think of games like Breath of the Wild, Fallout, or Subnautica. These games fill their worlds with unique location that are meant to catch your eye and k...

 
 
 
 

Ten After Ten: 3/20/20-3/29/20

Note: I apologize for missing the past few Ten After Tens. Due to the busyness of my schedule, I will be suspending these indefinitely. Three News Stories Gamestop Closes Its Doors to Coronavirus Concerns Coronavirus has been sweepin...

 
 
 
 
 

Ranking of Metal Gear Part 1: Metal Gear

I have either ranked or am in the middle of ranking Assassin’s Creed, Splinter Cell, Far Cry, Red Faction, and more. Yet of all of those, the one I have been looking the most forward to and the one I fear the most is Metal Gear....

 
 
 

Zombie Army 4: Dead War (PC) Review

Note: Review code provided by Terminals.io There are a couple of specific genres that can be seen throughout many releases over the past decade. There are many indie games that uses the metroidvania formula, and there are triple-a gam...

 
 
 
 

Conglomerate 451 (PC) Review

Note: Review code provided by Terminals.io Whether it be films like Blade Runner or games like the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077, the cyberpunk aesthetic is here to stay. A small trend in games seems to be “cyberpunk plus either a gam...

 
 
 

Control (PC) Review

Every year, there is usually one game that just clicks with me. The game hits on all cylinders, and usually has at least one element I have a great interest in. In 2017, Cuphead was that game for me, and its challenging-yet-fun gamepl...

 
 
 
 

Ten After Ten: 1/20/20-1/29/20

Four News Stories Major Layoffs at Playful Studios Playful Studios, developers of Super Lucky’s Tale, is receiving major layoffs. The layoffs are due to the company wanting to change its strategies and to “evolve its appr...

 
 
 
 

Ten After Ten: 1/10/20-1/19/20

Five News Stories Grand Theft Auto 4 Removed from Steam Grand Theft Auto 4 is no longer available for sale on Steam due to Games for Windows Live, according to a spokesperson at Rockstar. The Steam page is still up, but the game cann...

 
 
 

Ranking of Yakuza Part 2: Yakuza Kiwami

Kiryu’s Yakuza brother Nishiki was involved in a murder, and Kiryu decided to take the fall for it. After spending a decade in prison, he is brought back to the world of Kamurocho and to a Tojo clan in a mess. His longtime frien...

 
 
 

The Outer Worlds (PC) Review

For the past decade, Fallout: New Vegas has been the best game of all time for many. Despite newer games, New Vegas is the game they constantly return to. Bethesda hasn’t shown much care for the franchise, but Bethesda also didn...

 
 
 

Ten After Ten: 12/30/19-1/09/20

Five News Stories A New Portable System That Looks Awfully Familiar During CES 2020, Alienware announced a new device in their lineup, known as Concept UFO. The new system is a tablet with detachable controllers on the sides, and the ...

 
 
 

Black Red Gaming's Top Ten Games of 2019

2019 has come to an end, which means it is time to look back at the year and celebrate the games that released during this time. This year had no shortage of great games, but a top ten list can only have ten. So, here are my top ten ga...

 
 

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.