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Product reviews for gamers; reviews of the best video games, consoles, accessories and gaming technologies.

Unique Gifts for Gamers
Finding gift ideas for video game enthusiasts can be a daunting task. Actual video games and gaming accessories are tough to guess, especially if you're not sure what games or game systems your giftee...
Kaya Maya year ago
The Spectator's Review: 'Dark Souls Remastered'
I hadn't heard about the Dark Souls series until my husband picked up Dark Souls III and if you like playing on chaos mode and having plenty of nightmare fuel, this game is absolutely for you. Conside...
Jake Sa year ago
'Fortnite: Save the World' Review
I was introduced to Fortnite like many of the early players. I saw it in the store and noticed it was a free-to-play battle royale. Naturally, I downloaded it immediately. After booting the game up fo...
Matt Edwardsa year ago
'Kingdom Come: Deliverance' Review
When it comes to large games put out by relatively small companies there is a tendency to be a little overly critical over some imperfections. A lot of those games tend to be priced a little less to a...
Joe Brichettoa year ago
'Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons' Review
In a 2017 article with Glixel, Rami Ismail wrote about the ‘language of gaming’, which could be described as inherent and ubiquitous knowledge in video games that dictate narrative logic and colloquial control inputs. Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons speaks in a dialect all its own on every front. While the story and controls occasionally stumble over their own words, Brothers manages to deliver a beautifully offbeat oration. Brothers opens by setting a grim stage with a young boy reliving the drown...
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Roy Jonesa year ago
'Super Mario All-Stars'
Super Mario is one of the most recognizable characters in gaming, first appearing on the gaming scene in the 1983 arcade hit Mario Bros. The character is still being put to good use today now appearin...
Caleb Shermana year ago
'Banjo-Kazooie' N64 Review
When I first looked myself in the mirror and said “I want to do a review series of games from 20 years ago,” my mind mostly set on a handful of old games: Spyro the dragon series (for which I own ever...
Kaya Maya year ago
The Spectator's Review: 'Grand Theft Auto V'
*This review may contain spoilers for GTA V, read at your own risk.* Rockstar never ceases to amaze me with its crude, gut-slicing humor and psychotic satire. That being said, if you enjoyed the previ...
Leighan Godarda year ago
'Mass Effect 1'
Mass Effect is a role-playing, science-fiction, action video game developed by BioWare. This review will be all about the first installment of the trilogy. In Mass Effect 1, the player controls the main protagonist, Commander Shepard. The ship the player travels across the universe on is called the SSV Normandy, otherwise referred to as the Normandy. The player is part of the Alliance military, which is a mix of aliens and humans that work together to maintain the peace within the Milky Way gala...
Nyra Tannera year ago
Code: Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~
This is the story of a girl named Cardia. She destroys everything she comes into contact with due to her mysterious poisonous touch. She must never know of the outside world. She must never make frien...
Kaya Maya year ago
The Spectator's Review: 'Fallout 4'
*This review may contain spoilers to Fallout 4, read at your own risk.* The Bethesda universe strikes again with another installment to the Fallout series; Fallout 4, like its predecessors follows the...
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Roy Jonesa year ago
'Postal 2'
Probably the most controversial game ever made, Postal 2 was the sequel to a 2D overhead shooter produced by gaming company Running with Scissors. The original game had you gunning down anything and e...
Kaya Maya year ago
A Spectator's Review: 'Far Cry 5'
*This review may contain spoilers for Far Cry 5, read at your own risk* In a time of high social conflicts and hot-button issues of ethics and morality, Ubisoft hits the ground running in their newest...
Kaya Maya year ago
The Spectator's Review: Intro
In the summer of 1997 my older brother received his very first Nintendo 64 along with one of the popular games that came with the bundle; Mario Kart 64. Compared to the slightly older Super Nintendo a...
Suspicious Cooka year ago
'Metroid: Other M' is the Worst Game Ever Made
You're probably thinking right now about Superman 64, Big Rigs: Over the Road Racing, or the infamous ET for the Atari 2600 and wondering how anything could be worse than those. Those games barely fun...
Jeff Becka year ago
Outlast
Outlast has been praised by critics and players alike as a great horror title, brought to us by Red Barrels as an independent project in 2013 with prequel DLC (known as The Whistleblower) not long aft...
Trisha Stearnsa year ago
Overcooked!
Overcooked! was developed by Ghost Town Games and published by Team17 back in 2016. This game is a rather interesting cooking version of a time management game. You can either choose to play alone (an...
Nyra Tannera year ago
'Persona 4' the Golden Animation!
When I first purchased my PS Vita, I had no idea the endless amounts of joy and excitement I would get out of it. Naturally, after opening the package from Amazon I had begun to look at different game...