BioShock Infinite Review

BioShock Infinite

Developer: Irrational Games
Publisher: 2K
Released on Mar 25, 2013

Bioshock Infinite is a game featuring a custom combat system, and a plot told from the POV of disgraced anti-hero, Booker DeWitt, a man who has resigned to put the past behind him after rejecting a baptism for his war crimes. He is instructed by the Luteces to go rescue Elizabeth, a strange girl trapped inside a flying city, in exchange for wiping away his mounting debts.

Genre: Action/First-Person Shooter

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Dynasty Warriors 8 Review

Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends

Developer: Koei Tecmo Games
Publisher: Same Guys
Released on May 13, 2014

Dynasty Warriors is an ongoing series of hack and slash games derived from historical text dating back to the Eastern Han Dynasty in China. The story is based on Records of the Three Kingdoms, with many volumes describing the war efforts of the lords, military generals, and nobles of that era. Dynasty Warriors 8 returns, expanding upon story mode by adding new characters and hypothetical scenarios to the game.

Genre: Action/Hack & Slash

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Half-Life 2 Review

Half-Life 2

Developer: Valve
Publisher: Built the Steam Platform
Released on Nov 16, 2004

Half-Life 2 is a sequel to the acclaimed Half-Life, the first FPS to employ plot-driven scripted events. It won the “Game of the Year” award in 2012, being developed next to Valve’s Source engine, spawning an endless supply of playable, fan-made mods and levels. Once again, Gordon Freeman, our brilliant Nuclear Physicist, is assigned to fight against the Combine forces by the mysterious G-Man.

Genre: A FPS with Tons of Action

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“No matter how difficult, you can still beat any Game”

Written by Paul Gestl

We all know the worn-out descriptor for a game being challenging is when it’s dubbed ‘The Dark Souls of X.’ Many gamers groan at this statement, but the fact remains, that kind of reputation is well-earned for games that do have a hard mode. In a sense, Dark Souls is a game that knows how to do difficulty the right way.

To elaborate, Dark Souls has just the right amount of challenging gameplay. Let’s take a look at the ways that games are made more difficult. In all the games I’ve seen, there are 3 methods that videogames employ to raise the difficulty level: They are the Number Changes, AI Scaling, and Challenge Conditions.

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West of Loathing Review

West of Loathing

Developer: Asymmetric
Publisher: Same as Above
Released on Aug 10, 2017

West of Loathing is a comedic stick-figure RPG taking place in the Kingdom of Loathing, where demon cows terrorize ranchers, skeletons rise out of their graves, and bandits cause trouble for the local towns. What kind of crazy adventures await you in the wild west? One thing’s certain; you’ll be wearing many hats, as the Cowboys once did in style.

Genre: An Indie Adventure RPG

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