Same Old Saints – Saints Row Review (PS5/XBox/PC)

Rebooting a franchise is never an easy ordeal. One of the positive metrics of a reboot is that whatever is getting rebooted had something worth sticking with but its also a glaring indication that something wasn’t right a hundred percent … Read More

Nobody, No Problem – Nobody Saves the World Review (PC)

Nobody Saves the World comes to us from Drinkbox Studios, makers of the amazing Guacamelee games as well as the oft overlooked PS Vita game, Severed. If your expectation is that there will be some off the wall and weird … Read More

Riding Back and Forth With Nowhere to Go – Outriders Review (PlayStation 5/PC)

I’m very certain that somewhere, somehow a pitch meeting of a video game developer to a company for a game that included a little bit of Destiny, a dash of Diablo and Borderlands and the gameplay of Gears of War … Read More

Gently Down the Stream: GeForce Now, Stadia, and Luna

PREAMBLE: What a year, what a year… It’s been just over a year since the last installment of this series, and, ah…BOY HOWDY, what a year it’s been. With global pandemic raging (not to mention the, um…everything else we had … Read More

The Worst of Them – The Last of Us Part 2 Review

The Last of Us is a world full of awful people who do awful things, and its sequel is more of that awfulness enhanced by new technologies and graphics and a design ethos that only a studio like Naughty Dog … Read More

Games of the Decade (2009-2019)

Better late than never, right? While I have a personal list of best games of the past ten years, I also wanted to challenge myself and I thought I’d take a different personal look at what I feel represented the … Read More

Life, Death and the American Dream – Death Stranding Review (PS4)

When it comes to video games as cinematic experiences, many games come to mind like the Uncharted series or 2018’s God of War. The most cinematic of games one could argue would be the Metal Gear franchise. Created by renowned … Read More

Gently Down the Stream: PSNow and XBox Game Pass (PC/Mobile)

Update: 11/29/2020 (Revised to include impressions on XBox Game Pass Ultimate for Mobile as well as other relevant platform updates/revisions.) PREAMBLE: DEE Digital Future is Here…and On-Demand! We’ve entered an interesting time in digital culture: thanks to the internet becoming … Read More

Same Sea – Sea of Solitude Review

When explaining Sea of Solitude to friends and telling them what the game is about, at the core of its very being, Sea of Solitude is about trauma. After having played through Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice as a schizophrenic, or through … Read More

A Tale of Rats and Fire – A Plague Tale: Innocence Review (PS4)

It seems every year in video games there will always be that one title that most will look at and pass by. The sleeper hit that goes unnoticed by most because everyone is so fixated on the next Fortnite or … Read More

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