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Review: Battlefield V

Battlefield V isn’t an across-the-board step up from Battlefield 1, but it nails the essentials. It’s not just a good Battlefield game, it’s a great one. For those folks who wrote DICE off early on, that might come as a…




Review: Save me Mr Tako: Tasukete Tako-San

Save me Mr Tako is modeled after the catalog of a big, old, battery-sucking brick called the Game Boy. Everything about it is an homage to that long-gone era in gaming right down to the default green colored background. As someone who…


Review: Hitman 2

Hitman really got its groove back in 2016 despite the initial uproar against its episodic format. Amazingly it actually stuck to its schedule (a rarity) and gave us all six main maps (with bonuses) throughout the year: a virtue in this…



Review: Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session!

It’s hard being the drummer. Not only do you generally sit at the back of the stage, avoiding the spotlight and hidden behind a mass of metal, but you are, essentially, the key to the whole performance remaining tight. A…


Review: The Other Side of the Wind

Orson Welles’ final film, The Other Side of the Wind, was shot from 1970-1976, but it wasn’t fully assembled until this year. The film released by Netflix today is an imperfect salvage job. Welles only finished editing about 40-50 minutes…


Review: The Hex

The Hex is Daniel Mullins’ follow-up to the critically acclaimed Pony Island, a twisted meta tale about ponies, arcade games, and the soul. His first game played on expectations in a way that was genuinely surprising and creative. It was…


Review: The Quiet Man

When I first witnessed the reveal for The Quiet Man I called it “bizarre.” An innocuous enough comment for sure, but it made it onto Wikipedia. It’s official! It turns out bizarre was an understatement. Read more…