Author: Darren Forman

Yakuza 0 Review

Meeting Old Friends For The First Time

HIGH Putting a chicken in charge of a high-profile financial district.

LOW Enemies equipped with firearms are a time-wasting annoyance.

WTF There aren’t nearly enough scenes involving Nishitani.


The King of Fighters XIV review

It’s Good To Be King

KOFXV

HIGH Oni Hanmon Level 2 > Climax Cancel > Raging Storm.

LOW It’s looking better than before, but could still use more graphical flourishes.

WTF Sylvie Paula Paula’s in the roster. Blue Mary, Yamazaki, Whip and Vanessa are not.


Gravity Rush 2 Review

Forever Falling Upwards

 

HIGH The gravity shifting mechanic never, ever gets old.

LOW The escort and stealth missions are downright archaic.

WTF Whoops, sent another civilian plummeting to their death. Oh well!


Little King’s Story Review

A Tragic Tale Of Woe

HIGH Watching a guard hop on top of a murderous turnip, smacking it in the face until it died.

LOW A wealth of bugs and port-related issues plague this release.

WTF Watching my minions continually fail to target their assigned objects.


The Dwarves Review

Coming Up Short

HIGH Boindil’s impromptu minecart massacre.

LOW The battle system is frequently a confusing mess.

WTF Auto-pathing that makes characters occasionally leap to their deaths.


Let it Die Review

Let it Thrive

HIGH Evolving from a ridiculously weak fighter into a nightmarish harbinger of death.

LOW Grinding for drops to improve equipment can be pretty nasty at times.

WTF Let it Die — a free-to-play title — launched without monetization.