Guitar Hero Live Review (PS4, Xbox One)

Perhaps the most interesting thing about Guitar Hero: Live is that it combines three outdated ideas to create something which feels utterly fresh. Teaming the tired franchise with FMV and 90s-style music television stations sounds like the sort of thing you’d pitch before you left via a window, but it works. Guitar Hero: Live’s combination …

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia review

In Soviet Russia, the game plays you! Or that what I was expecting out of Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia. The third title in the Chronicles mini-series and a slow, bloody sneak into early 20th century, pre-Revolution Russia, it represents the final chapter in an occasionally fun but largely middling set of 2D platforming adventures. Yet, …

Darksiders 2: Deathinitive Edition Review (PS4, Xbox One)

Darksiders 2: Deathinitive Edition – aside from having the worst name of any game to ever exist in history – is a fine way to play THQ’s (well, Nordic Games’s) hack and slasher on your PS4 or Xbox One without feeling like you’ve just turned the clock back to 2012. Looking about as good as …

Lego Marvel’s Avengers review

The opening level of Lego Avengers is easily one of the worst in all of the Lego franchise. Depicting the opening action sequence of Avengers: Age of Ultron, it’s meant to serve both as tutorial and hype builder, giving you control of each of the titular superheroes in turn as you endeavor to learn how …