Video Game News and Reviews

Month: September 2020

Review – Marvel’s Avengers

Marvel’s Avengers was pegged as a Destiny-like loot game ahead of its release, a notion supported by all the pre-release marketing, but that sells the game criminally short. Don’t get me wrong, there is that whole Games As A Service…

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Story Trailer Released

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla hits shelves November 10th on a slew of platforms including next-gen, and Ubisoft is ramped up the hype levels today with a story trailer. The trailer introduces the backstory to Valhalla as well as teasing exactly how…

Star Wars: Squadrons Progression Systems Explained

As Star Wars fans head into the home stretch of the wait for EA’s upcoming space shooter, the development team has revealed a ton of information to satiate those fans looking to have Star Wars: Squadrons progression systems explained. As…

‘Alex to Ovi’ Episode Two Now Available

Following up on a stellar first part to the mini docuseries from Sportsnet and EA Sports, ‘Alex to Ovi’ Episode Two brings the fire with coverage of Ovechkin’s draft, Calder win, and rivalry with – and eventual respect for –…

Microsoft To Acquire ZeniMax Media

People were wondering if Microsoft would have anything further to announce prior to the opening of pre-orders for the Xbox Series line of consoles on Tuesday, and it turns out they did with the bombshell acquisition of ZeniMax Media. The…

Next-Gen Launch Game Options Grow With ‘Observer: System Redux’ Set For Day One

Observer was a fantastic game that went almost criminally unappreciated when it launched back in 2017, and Bloober Team is hoping to rectify that by making Observer: System Redux – an upgraded re-release of the game for Xbox Series consoles…

Sony Reveals PS5 Price and Release Date

With a Wednesday afternoon showcase, Sony finally unveiled its plans for the PS5 price and release. The console, in both its regular and digital-only versions, will launch on November 12th in Canada for $629.99 and $499.99 respectively. The announcement cedes…

This Fall’s Most Unlikely Video Game: L.O.L. Surprise!

I’ve spent a fair chunk of change on L.O.L. Surprise!, a collection of dolls that you buy randomly in ‘blind bag’ balls, thanks to my youngest daughter’s obsession with them – but I have to admit I didn’t see a…

Moving Goalposts: We Have Always Been At P̶e̶a̶c̶e̶ War With Nintendo

So let’s talk about moving goalposts… For months now Microsoft and the team at Xbox have been taking a ton of flak over their cross-gen stance, and that’s putting it mildly. Everything from “it’ll hold back games” to “there’s no…

Audience Interaction Pushed To New Heights in Baldur’s Gate 3

Baldur’s Gate 3 breaks new ground in audience interaction.