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Game On: “Street Fighter V” is out, but a better version is in the works

Game On: “Street Fighter V” is out, but a better version is in the works

I love fighting games. I always have, and this love affair started when I first played a “Street Fighter 2” arcade machine on a family vacation when I was about 12. I only got to play it briefly on that trip but when the home console port came out on the SNES, I played “SF […]

Game On: “Firewatch” explores adult storylines with great graphics and dialogue

Game On: “Firewatch” explores adult storylines with great graphics and dialogue

Shown off as a trailer at last year’s E3, “Firewatch” is a mysterious adventure game set in the wilderness of Wyoming. In recent years there has been a new renaissance in adventure games as a way to tell deep narrative driven stories and “Firewatch” is one of the most interesting in recent memory. In “Firewatch” […]

Game On: Yarny is one video game character you don’t want to miss in “Unravel”

Game On: Yarny is one video game character you don’t want to miss in “Unravel”

From “Kirby’s Epic Yarn,” “Yoshi’s Woolly World,” and “LittlebigPlanet,” the last few years have been big for games that look like they are made out of products from a craft store. Announced and shown off at last year’s E3, “Unravel” is a cute downloadable game that introduces a cute and likeable little yarn man named […]

Game On: ‘The Witness’ challenges players to use brains, problem-solving skills to advance in the 3D game

Game On: ‘The Witness’ challenges players to use brains, problem-solving skills to advance in the 3D game

I first learned about the game “Braid” from “Indie Game: The Movie” released in 2008, it was the last game from the creator Jonathan Blow. Blow’s newest game, “The Witness,” was announced at E3 2009 but it went silent for a while and now it’s finally here and it was worth the wait. “The Witness” […]

Game On: “Oxenfree” rides the renaissance for adventure games wave

Game On: “Oxenfree” rides the renaissance for adventure games wave

Recently there was a renaissance for adventure games, attracting a new generation of gamers. “Oxenfree” is a new adventure game from Night School Studios which is a team made up of developers from Telltale games and Disney. The design “Oxenfree” shows off the Disney pedigree with its distinct hand drawn cartoony art style, characters and […]

Game On: Newest series for “Assassin’s Creed,” Chronicles: India brings series to a new time period, adds new art and gameplay style.

Game On: Newest series for “Assassin’s Creed,” Chronicles: India brings series to a new time period, adds new art and gameplay style.

Last year was a great time for the “Assassin’s Creed” series. “Syndicate” was a great addition to the series and “Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China” was the first entry in the new 2D spinoff series. Now the series continues with “Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India” (“ACC:India”) bringing the series to a new time period and adding a […]

Game On: ‘Fast Racing Neo’ blends futuristic cars and tracks into a eye-catching game for Wii U

Game On: ‘Fast Racing Neo’ blends futuristic cars and tracks into a eye-catching game for Wii U

There are many racing games that come out each year, most of them feature traditional cars and normal tracks but there is a rare genre of sci-fi racing games like the classic “F-Zero.” “Fast Racing Neo” is one of the most interesting racing games I have played on the Wii U. It’s been many years […]

Game On: “Amplitude” gets an awesome reboot for new generation consoles

Game On: “Amplitude” gets an awesome reboot for new generation consoles

Long before developer Harmonix was made famous by creating “Guitar Hero” and “Rock Band,” they made many music-based rhythm games. The two most popular were games called “Frequency” and “Amplitude.” Hamronix hasn’t revisited these series in years. Thanks to a successful kickstarter campaign “Amplitude” is back on the new generation of consoles. Similar to newer […]

Game On: ‘Xenoblade Chronicles X’ is one of the best role playing games of 2015 for Wii U

Game On: ‘Xenoblade Chronicles X’ is one of the best role playing games of 2015 for Wii U

Throughout the years of video games, most role playing games (RPG) came from Japan and were released on Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). Over the years Japanese RPG lost some steam and gave way to western developers. Now it’s rare to see a great Japanese RPG game come out and even more unusual to see it […]

Game On: Any “Just Cause” works to validate blowing things up in this video game

Game On: Any “Just Cause” works to validate blowing things up in this video game

One of the most entertaining objectives, when it comes to playing video games, is blowing things up. There aren’t too many series that capture the thrill of that, but “Just Cause 3” is one of the craziest and most over-the-top action games ever made. “Just Cause 3” is the video game equivalent to a testosterone-filled […]