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 …

E3 2015: Star Fox Zero rolls into trouble (Wii U)

What was it? A 15-minute playthrough of one stage and a boss fight. What did we learn? — Players are encouraged to use the GamePad for precision aiming…. — …Which can cause some issues. — It’s somewhat unwieldy and slow. How was it? Initially, Starfox seems like a bust. It’s not a looker, by any …

Five Nights at Freddy’s World is back, and it’s free

Five Nights at Freddy’s World was removed from Steam last month because it wasn’t very good. Creator Scott Cawthon admitted as much, writing that he wasn’t satisfied with the state of the game following an avalanche of negative feedback on Steam. Everyone who bought it – no matter how long they had played it – was entitled …