Author: Matt Yeager

  • Review: Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate (PS3)

    Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate Genre: Hack and Slash Developer: Omega Force Publisher: Koei-Tecmo Release Date: 9/2/2014 The last time I played a Dynasty Warriors game, it was Dynasty Warriors 3, I think. I remember there were elephants in it and little else. When attempting to gain an understanding of what I was getting into with […]

  • Review: OlliOlli (PC)

    OlliOlli Genre: Skateboard/Score Attack Developer: Roll7 Publisher: Steam Release Date: 7/22/2014 I’m going to make a terrible analogy to start off this review because why not. There was a time when junk food was created, processed and sold to meet the demand of people who wanted a sugary snack. Now it’s a multi-billion dollar empire […]

  • Review: The Last Tinker: City of Colors (PC)

    The Last Tinker: City of Colors Genre: 3rd Person Platform Developer: Mimimi Productions Publishers: Unity Games Release Date: 5/12/2014 There was once a time when 3D platformers were available on every home console and fought for supremacy and shelf space. Jak and Daxter, Ratchet and Clank, Sly Cooper, Banjo Kazooie, Crash Bandicoot and more fought […]

  • Review: Trials Fusion (Microsoft Xbox 360)

    Trials Fusion Genre: Platform/Speed Run Developer: RedLynx Publisher: Ubisoft Release Date: 4/16/2014 When you boot up Trials Fusion it begins with a song which will crawl in your brain and live there for awhile that includes the following lyrics: “Welcome to the future Man, machine – the fusion Welcome to the future Lightyears ahead of […]

  • Review: Chronology (PC)

    Chronology Genre: Puzzle/Platformer Developer: OSOA Games Publisher: Steam Greenlight Release Date: 5/12/14 Steam Greenlight is one of those double edged swords that allows indie developers a chance to release their game to one of the largest group of video game consumers around; though sometimes this means that a great game that would otherwise go unreleased […]

  • Review: Deception IV (Playstation 3)

    Deception IV: Blood Ties Genre: Strategy Developer: Koei Tecmo Games Publisher: Tecmo Koei America Release Date: 3/25/14 Deception is a series that goes back to the early days of the first Playstation, and has seen sporadic releases over the years since. Deception IV is actually the fifth game in the series (or the third Kagero […]

  • Review: LocoCycle (Xbox 360)

    LocoCycle Genre: Drag Racing Developer: Twisted Pixel Publisher: Microsoft Release Date: 2/14/14 I haven’t jumped on board the next generation of consoles yet because I haven’t caught up on everything I wanted to play from the last/current generation, and I mostly didn’t regret that decision as there wasn’t anything I was interested in playing on […]

  • Review: Jazzpunk (PC)

    Jazzpunk Genre: First Person Comedy Adventure Developer: Necrophone Games Publisher: Adult Swim Games Release Date: 2/7/14 I remember growing up and being a fan of the quirky Canadian comedy skit show The Kids In The Hall. Once I brought a friend over all excited to show them what I felt was comedy gold, with the […]

  • SALE Notice: Phantom Breaker: Battlegrounds

    Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds On sale through Xbox Live Marketplace through February 3, 2014 Genre: Beat-Em-Up Available on the Xbox Live Marketplace currently for $5 (must be Gold Member) Originally released in 2013, Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds will be 50% for the next few days. If you missed out on the game the first time […]

  • Book Review: Max Payne 3: The Complete Series

    Max Payne 3: The Complete Series Publisher: Titan Books Cost: $9.99 / Amazon $8.48 Page Count: 52 pages Buy it here: Amazon link If you read my review of Max Payne 3 you’d know that I really enjoyed the game. To this day I still believe that it has some of the best third person […]

  • Book Review: The Art of Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag

    The Art of Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag Publisher:: Titan Books Release Date: Page Count: 189 Cost: 34.95 I wasn’t sure what to expect with the art book for Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, I still haven’t actually played the game as I felt kind of burnt out on the series. I like pirates though […]

  • Review: My Vet Practice 3D – In The Country (Nintendo 3DS)

    My Vet Practice 3D – In The Country Genre: Pet Simulation Developer: Independent Arts Publisher: TREVA Entertainment Release Date: 10/17/13 My Vet Practice 3D gives you the chance to do the job everyone dreams about… being a veterinarian in the country. I just want to say that this is the third pet game in a […]

  • Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Nintendo 3DS)

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Genre: Heroes in a Half Baked Game Developer: magic pockets Publisher: Activision Release Date: 10/22/2013 There are a few things that every child of the 80s can use to identify with each other such as Ghostbusters, Back to the Future, Transformers or the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. There are other cartoons, […]

  • Review: Let’s Ride! Best in Breed 3D (Nintendo 3DS)

    Let’s Ride! Best in Breed 3D Genre: Pet Simulation Developer: TREVA Entertainment Publisher: Smackdown Productions Release Date: 9/26/13 After downloading the game I felt a sense of deja vu so strong that I assumed there was a glitch in The Matrix. Last year I reviewed a game that was nearly identical to this game in […]

  • Review: Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360)

    Grand Theft Auto V Genre: Multiple Personality Sim Developer: Rockstar North, Rockstar Games Publisher: Take-Two Interactive Release Date: 9/17/2013 While I stood waiting in line at midnight with about 70 other people at my local game store to pick up Grand Theft Auto V, different conversations broke out around me. The line had stretched so […]

  • Review: Foul Play (Xbox 360)

    Foul Play Genre: Dropkicking Daemons Developer: Mediatonic Publisher: Mastertronic Release Date: 9/18/13 Reviewing games means I get a chance to play games that I would never have encountered otherwise. Sometimes this means I spend time playing games like Motorbike or Turbo instead of games I’d rather play. Then there are games that are fantastic that […]

  • Review: My Western Horse (Nintendo 3DS)

    My Western Horse Genre: Niece Simulator Developer: Raylight Studios Publisher: TREVA Entertainment Release Date: 8/15/2013 I’ve heard complaints about how different video game genres suffer from repetition, how one sports game is mostly just a roster update from the year before or that one First Person Shooter is the same as another. No genre of […]

  • Review: Ducktales Remastered (PS3)

    Ducktales Remastered Genre: Bounce Pogopogo Developer: WayForward Publisher: Capcom/Disney Interactive Studios Release Date: 8/12/2013 Having grown up with the Ducktales cartoon I can’t even read the word Ducktales without my brain automatically adding in ‘wooo-oo’ right after. Yet even though I was a fan of the cartoon and have been a fan of platform games […]

  • Review: Turbo Super Stunt Squad (Xbox 360)

    Turbo Super Stunt Squad Genre: Shameless Movie Tie In Developer: Monkey Bar Games Publisher: D3Publisher Release Date: 7/16/2013 My knowledge of the movie Turbo is limited. I’ve seen the trailers and know it’s about a snail that gets sucked into a race car and somehow become half snail, half nitrous fueled vehicle, which makes me […]

  • Review: Undead Bowling (Nintendo 3DS)

    Undead Bowling Genre: Eeeeeee Sports Developer: G-STYLE Publisher: G-STYLE Release DatE: 7/18/13 Showing that there’s no genre that zombies can’t find their way into, G-STYLE games brings Undead Bowling to the Nintendo 3DS eShop. In Undead Bowling, zombies replace the pins, and you mow down hordes with a bowling ball. It’s this simple premise that […]