It took a little while for our reviewer to report on Reaper of Souls given the depth of changes to the core Diablo 3 game. With the elimination of the failed auction house, Blizzard smarty puts the emphasis back on the hunt for great loot.
Eschalon: Book III is a modern take on the hardcore RPGs of yesteryear. Chocked full of exciting places and deep dungeons, it features all the stuff that made old school RPGs so cool, but also many of their flaws.
If you thought the first game was difficult, know that it’s a picnic compared to Dark Souls 2. This is one of the hardest RPGs you will ever play, but also one of the most beautiful and deep. It’s a trap for sure. Dare you enter?
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare takes the beloved franchise online and turns it into one of the most comical and action-packed shooters you’ll likely play this year.
While many of the new Xbox One games aim at adults, Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is more suitable for younger players, though we think just about anyone can have fun with this one.
Path of Exile offers an action-oriented MMO that can be enjoyed as a single player or with a group. And it’s a true free-to-play model, one of the first, that doesn’t nickel and dime players to death. It’s a welcome change in all cases.
Forza Motorsport 5 is a showpiece game for the new Xbox One console, and this dazzling racing simulation doesn’t disappoint. It can woo both casual gamers and serious racers alike with graphics, physics and raw, speedy thrills.
Apogee’s Rise of the Triad has been resurrected for modern systems, giving us a glimpse at a moment in gaming history. While fun for shooter lovers, it brings with it both greatness and flaws.
Unlike some sports games that rehash the old stuff, FIFA seems to just keep getting better. And FIFA 14 is no exception. Featuring improved controls, better management and stunning graphics, FIFA 14 really kicks things up a notch.
Our reviewer Matthew Jones unboxes a brand new Xbox One, and finds an impressive, intelligent gaming console that almost seems to have come straight from the future.