Ever witnessed a joke so bad, that you had to smack the jokester in the back of the head for it? That is essentially what Press X Not to Die is: an embarrassingly bad joke that runs 35 minutes too long
“Hello darkness, my old friend.” …At least that’s what I was murmuring to myself after my disastrous encounter with the first episode in the fan-favorite series. To be perfectly honest, it was difficult to play Life is Strange: Before the Storm Episode 2 without fearing for the worst. And alas… the worst has come to pass and the storm surge has washed away whatever little there was to salvage in this series
If our review of the original Life is Strange series was any indication, we at Gamers Heroes have a sweet and sour relationship with this franchise. And that is not because of the spoiled milk, overcooked bacon, and burnt eggs at Chloe’s breakfast table. We’re not trying to be haters here… but it must be said: this franchise is not for everybody. At least not for anyone over the age of 16
Koei Tecmo’s long-running hack-and-slash bestseller is back in action with this latest iteration. Last time I checked, the wildly successful franchise has sold over 18 million copies. Now, that was back in 2011, which means that this number is obviously higher by now. Does Warriors All-Stars deserve to sell millions more for the franchise? Jump in to find out
Can human beings accomplish absolutely everything? From early childhood, we are told that we can. The indomitability of the human spirit is what drives mankind forward in spite of the odds. But what happens when we can’t do something? When we are facing an adversary so powerful, that we already know we won’t emerge victorious. What happens then?
At some point during the PC Gaming Show at this past E3, Cliff Bleszinski, better known as “Cliffy B,” came out on stage to promote his newest game LawBreakers. He did so by delivering an impassionate speech in which he criticized the full cost of multiplayer-only games. He immediately followed up with his own promise on keeping LawBreakers affordable at $30 with “none of that $60-dollar only-multiplayer bullsh*t” (which I have left a video for down below, by the way)
We, as critics, face a very difficult challenge: to score games as unbiasedly as possible, and to have the ultimate opinion that essentially becomes insurmountable
The horror genre has seen some conventions within the video game industry: psychological, thriller, and suspense. All of these genres are born (more or less) out of the same parent: the survival horror genre. Descendants of this monstrous family include franchises such as Resident Evil, Silent Hill (and its aborted sister Silent Hills), the lesser known Fatal Frame, and Dead Space, to name a few