At the very least, the game’s epic trials will make you respect the practitioners of this most insane of sports.
The art of a game, however distinctive, matters little if it isn’t accompanied by functionality.
The effectiveness of the game’s humor doesn’t always tie back to the concept of Bowser as a frustrated, impotent vessel.
This compilation of Diablo III and its expansions underscores how far the gothic hack n’ slash series has fallen.
This HD re-release of 2003’s Disgaea: Hour of Darkness presents grinding as a spectacle of artful, sometimes comical, excess.
With the release of its latest entry, the Mega Man series continues its struggle to remain artistically relevant.
Though visually sumptuous, the game doesn’t do much to strike a bolder, more mature path within a tired series.
The game comes down to two rival parties blandly lumbering toward each other on largely identical stages.
The world design and storytelling often fail to match the high standards set by the game’s ambitious ancestors.
At least one aspect of the gameplay inadvertently confirms the feeling that Blazkowicz is just a shell of a person.