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Tales From The Borderlands: Zer0 Sum Review

Pandora's Jack-in-the-Box

Tales Of The Borderlands

HIGH Perfectly nails the humor of a Borderlands game.

LOW Telltale games still control awkwardly.

WTF Just how many games will feature Troy Baker this year?

Senran Kagura: Bon Appetit Review

Foodservice Fanservice

Senran Kagura: Bon Appetit

HIGH Hanzo's reactions to perfect meals are way over the top.

LOW Good god, the music sucks.

WTF Half the characters are held back as DLC.

Heavy Bullets Review

A Most Dangerous Game

Heavy Bullets

HIGH The luminescent, low-poly visuals and a glitchy soundtrack create intense gunplay.

LOW The harsh economy and random shop placement lead to no-win scenarios too often.

WTF If a company gives their janitors firearms as a part of their standard equipment, what are they cleaning up?

XBlaze - Code: Embryo Review

A game as meaningful as its title

XBlaze

High High production values for a visual novel

Low TOi

WTF Yet another harem of girls fawning over an unlikeable male protagonist

An Interview with Ice-Bound Developers Aaron A. Reed and Jacob Garbe

For anybody who has ever read the post-modern horror novel House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski, few other contemporary novels compare. However, the next evolution of the post-modern novel might just be the interactive novel slash indie game Ice-Bound, a unique experience that combines player-driven narrative choices through an iPad app with the experience of reading and exploring an augmented reality-enabled physical book. Here's my conversation with the two men who made this magic possible.

Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Review

Goodbye? Or hello?!?

Danganronpa 2 Review Screenshot

HIGH The last chapter is amaaaaaaazing.

LOW Getting stuck on a super-simple puzzle in Chapter 4.

WTF I was actually happy to see Monokuma. What the hell is wrong with me?

The Swapper Review

Lights off

Swapper Review Screenshot

HIGH A non-violent, thought-provoking title is always welcome.

LOW The puzzles feel noticeably disconnected from the world.

WTF is up with all of these frigging red and blue lights?

Destiny of Spirits Review

The Most Boring Game I Can't Stop Playing

Destiny of Spirits Review Screenshot

HIGH Getting a super-rare spirit from my free daily team-up.

LOW It can't be played without an active internet connection.

WTF Why does the game never overtly explain Limit Breaking?

Murdered: Soul Suspect Review

Spirited

Murdered Soul Suspect Review Screenshot

HIGH Being a ghost who mostly observes is... pretty cool, actually!

LOW The dialogue after the museum felt bizarrely out of character.

WTF Why are so many people trying to hook up in the graveyard?

Entwined Review

Wrapped around nothing

Entwined Review Screenshot

HIGH It's a cool concept.

LOW There's nothing else to it.

WTF They're not really apart. I mean, the two can, like, touch at will...

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