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Why BioShock on iOS isn’t the end of the world

Why BioShock on iOS isn’t the end of the world

Aug 9, 2014

When I first heard that BioShock was being ported to iOS, I joined the gaming community in letting out a collective sigh and agreed that a mobile version of one of the most revered console games of all time was not something the world needed. However, since the announcement and after much thought, my outlook has changed. Maybe mobile ports of games with a level...

Munin Review

Munin Review

Jun 19, 2014

Munin, the new Norse themed platform flipping puzzler from Portuguese developer Gojira, reminds me a bit of a restaurant one might visit at a theme park. Its graphical style is immediately striking, but this serves as little but window dressing, and the meat of the experience is a standard mix of puzzle and platform elements that have been combined here in a...

Jungle Rumble Review

Jungle Rumble Review

May 12, 2014

Rhythm games in general are uniquely polarizing; they fit a niche demographic that essentially fall into one of four groups, each represented by the heavy hitters in the genre. You have your Guitar Hero group that’s hell bent on perfection and speed, your DDR-gonauts who are always searching for arcade machines and competitions to stomp on giant buttons...

Atari Announces New RollerCoaster Tycoon for iOS and PC

Atari Announces New RollerCoaster Tycoon for iOS and PC

Mar 20, 2014

It has been hinted at for awhile now, but we finally have confirmation that a new RollerCoaster Tycoon game is on the way… in the form of a $2.99 mobile app. Judging by the announcement trailer’s ratio of nearly 6500 dislikes to 215 likes, it doesn’t seem like this new direction for the franchise is a popular decision. Since the initial...

Year Walk Review

Year Walk Review

Mar 13, 2014

Horror is a genre I have always devoured. Some may find it too stressful, but I have always enjoyed that particular mix of chemicals that the brain releases when confronted with surprising and unsettling stimuli. I’m the kind of person who doesn’t want to watch a horror movie or play a horror game unless it’s dark outside and the blinds are pulled shut, so I...