Reviews

Gears of War 4 Review

Blown Back To Life

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HIGH The best, most enjoyable Gears since the series’ debut.

LOW The story might be too scaled back for its own good.

WTF I never thought Gears would sink deep into microtransactions. I was wrong.


Beholder Review

Das Leben der Anderen

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HIGH Getting out of someone’s apartment just in the nick of time.

LOW Hearing the loudspeaker spewing propaganda for, like, a straight hour.

WTF That English translation.


Dead Rising 2 (PS4) Review

Where Are My Bookends?

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HIGH Chainsaw + Kayak Paddle = the most fun you’ll ever have navigating a horde of zombies.

LOW That last boss fight somehow manages to be a worse version of Dead Rising‘s worst boss fight.

WTF Chuck, you’ve been framed for mass murder, so stop telling people who you are. And lose the jacket.


Dead Rising (PS4) Review

Fresh Paint On Rust

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HIGH Wading into a horde of zombies with a chainsaw and watching the limbs fly in all directions.

LOW Watching an injured survivor spend five minutes trying to climb up a ledge.

WTF No, Dead Rising, I don’t find zombies wearing lingerie ‘EROTIC’.


Dishonored 2 Review

Revenge: The Cause Of (And Solution To) All Life’s Problems

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GOOD The. Clockwork. Mansion.

BAD How long do I have to wait for the DLC?

WTF Wait, I can skip a level by figuring out a logic problem? Okay, let’s get a pen and paper!