By Chi Kong Lui on September 9, 2014 - 12:52pm.
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By Richard Naik on September 4, 2014 - 3:30pm.
Live from Seattle, it's Saturday Night! Maybe. Regardless of what day it may be, you're sure to enjoy our first ever PAX on-site podcast, getting into the highlights and lowlights of this year's PAX Prime. Featuring Richard Naik, Brad Gallaway, and Matthew "Master" Hunter.
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By Brad Gallaway on September 17, 2014 - 3:18pm.
A world in progress
HIGH The third-person sword-wielding sequence on the Moon.
LOW Having players drop out of Strikes halfway through.
WTF My character's an Awoken, so why does nobody comment on it at The Reef?
By Brad Gallaway on September 17, 2014 - 3:09pm.
Pinball & Zombies = Chocolate & Peanut Butter
HIGH Seeing Lee and Clem kicking a ball around.
LOW It's hard to get info on objectives while playing.
WTF Why can't I get the ball into the Super Jackpot?!? GET IN THERE!!!
By Jay Pullman on September 17, 2014 - 3:09pm.
The Good, The Bad, and The Janky
HIGH Fresh, cheeky dialogue and interesting companions make for an entertaining romp across the high seas
LOW Unavoidable naval combat missions with huge difficulty spikes and no checkpoints
WTF The boss fight vs. an enormous cave spider who spits eggs out of her giant, unnecessarily realistic spider vagina
By Darren Forman on September 17, 2014 - 3:08pm.
One over the eight
HIGH Rainbow Road, which is so beautiful and awe -inspiring that epic songs should be penned about it right now and passed down from generation to generation.
LOW The AI has undoubtedly improved, but it's still immensely irritating at times.
WTF It's a toss up between Luigi's death stare and the blue shell still being a thing. Gyah!
By Darren Forman on September 11, 2014 - 2:38pm.
Original and best?
HIGH The Pet Pal trait. Players should be forced to choose this.
LOW Some of the so-called ‘puzzles' are mind-numbingly awful.
WTF The cheese vendor loudly and repeatedly hawking his wares had no cheese to sell despite them being in plain sight on the counter.
By Darren Forman on September 11, 2014 - 2:26pm.
HIGH Rachel, Sterk and Zhurong all playable in the same game? Do not wake me from this beautiful dream.
LOW The Playstation 4 version is fairly sloppy, technically.
WTF For a game about slaughtering thousands upon thousands of faceless peons, it's surprisingly light hearted.
By Mike Suskie on September 10, 2014 - 2:56am.
Combo Cancel This Port
HIGH That red skeleton violinist guy.
LOW The monstrous performance problems plaguing the Xbox 360 port.
WTF Another side-scrolling action game with no d-pad control? Seriously?
By Marcus Lawrence on September 10, 2014 - 2:51am.
It's The Japanese Scooby Doo Gang!
HIGH Engaging plot, fantastic combat and amazing soundtrack.
LOW When the game comes to an end, repeated dungeon environments.
WTF Reminds me of a harem anime I watched once.
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