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December 11, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Confusion and complexity shape third-person game

By | Sep 18, 2019

Video game developer Remedy Entertainment loves a good pastiche.

Review: Video game is a carbon copy of predecessor

By | Mar 25, 2019

Ubisoft’s “Tom Clancy’s The Division 2” regurgitates the cliche, fictional story of a crumbling society as the same crippling epidemic from the previous game in the series brings the United States to its knees.

Review: “Metro Exodus” provides a perfectly apocalyptic playthrough

By | Mar 5, 2019

“Metro Exodus,” a first-person shooter by 4A Games, is a deep, intoxicating inhale of contaminated air that has players fastening their gas masks and jumping straight into a world where survival is not guaranteed.

Review: “Rainswept” is a deluge of visceral visuals

By | Feb 20, 2019

A rich landscape of beautiful, rolling hills is quickly followed by the silhouette of a man in his window — then a heart-stopping bang leads to peaceful silence.

Review: “WarGround” is unplayable and underwhelming

By | Feb 18, 2019

WarGround is a free-to-play, turn-based strategy game on Steam — a platform that distributes games and related media, not unlike an online Gamestop — that offers new ideas and art styles to hide a mountain of flaws.

Review: Remastered game improves on ‘GTA’ universe

By | Dec 3, 2014

The remastered “Grand Theft Auto V” improves on the original games visuals and gameplay.

Review: Nintendo pulls no punches in ‘Super Smash Bros.’

By | Oct 7, 2014

Nintendo’s most beloved characters duke it out in “Super Smash Bros.”

Review: Superb combat redeems rehashed mechanics

By | Apr 23, 2014

Superpowers never looked so good in “Infamous Second Son.”

Review: Aerial fighter provides rousing action

By | Apr 9, 2014

Pixelated indie title pleases with pixelated carnage.

Review: Artful game boasts stylish swordplay

By | Feb 5, 2014

Eventful gameplay and a great art style propel game to greatness.

Review: Pokémon series catches 3D update

By | Oct 22, 2013

The two new video game releases, “Pokémon X” and “Pokémon Y,” received a graphics update that improved the game’s excitement.

Review: Simulated game world lacks difficulty

By | Sep 5, 2013

While “Saints Row IV” is a chaotic and overall fun video game, it lacks challenges.