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‘Devil May Cry 5’ comes back with a ‘SSS’ score in action

Dante (left), Nero (middle) and V (right), all walking towards a hoard of demons. 
Image courtesy of etsy.com

Ricardo Tovar

March 16, 2019

Capcom is back making "Devil May Cry,” as they should be. After 11 years since their last title in the series, "Devil May Cry 4,” Capcom has been on a tear to start 2019, having already released the remake for the classic "Resident Evil 2."The "Devil May Cry" series has been trying to get r...

‘Apex Legends’: A battle royale game with impact

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Playing Apex Legends.

Mitchell Kret

February 15, 2019

The battle royale genre could be shifting from the third-person, brightly colored year-long domination of "Fortnite" to a possible rising star from Electronic Arts. “Apex Legends” has been racking up downloads and players since its launch on Feb. 4, and has received well-deserved praise fr...

‘Operation Absolute Zero’ adds good and bad to ‘Black Ops’

stay frosty (GET IT?)
image from treyarc.com

Ulises Duenas

December 22, 2018

Note: This review reflects solely on the new content added to the original "Black Ops 4" game.Treyarc has taken a page out of Ubisoft's book by making the first batch of DLC for "Black Ops 4" feel like a new season in the game's life cycle. "Operation Absolute Zero" adds a new controversial character as wel...

New ‘Spider-Man’ game content not living up to the hype

The cover of the Playstation game for Spider-Man

Alex Coba

November 30, 2018

Another month and another DLC package drop for the Spider-Man PlayStation 4 game, and along with it some more unmet expectations.Turf Wars is the second in the “The City That Never Sleeps” Spider-Man game trilogy's downloadable content (DLC). This DLC takes place after the events of the pr...

‘Red Dead II’ presents a world you’ll never want to leave

The Van Der Linde gang riding together with Dutch and Arthur leading the charge. Image from amazon.com

Ulises Duenas

November 1, 2018

The wait is finally over. "Red Dead Redemption II" is here and everyone has been digging into it, to their heart's content. A game this big is bound to have some problems. While it definitely is not without its flaws, it's already proven to be one of the best open-world games ever made.The amount of de...

‘WWE 2K19’ refines but doesn’t perfect the wrestling game

The Undertaker making his signature entrance.
Photo screenshotted by Ulises Duenas.

October 29, 2018

WWE may be in a burning dumpster of controversy right now, but why should that stop someone from enjoying their new game? These things come out every year and, while "2K19" doesn't iron out all the lingering problems from past games, it still provides something that will keep fans happy - or as happy...

‘Odyssey’ is different, yet satisfying new take on ‘Assassin’s Creed’

The main character looks on at what lies ahead. Image from Ubisoft. Photo credit: Ulises Duenas

Ulises Duenas

October 9, 2018

At a glance, "Assassin's Creed Odyssey" looks like a copy of the previous game, "Origins," but set in Greece. While they're extremely similar in a lot of respects, "Odyssey" does enough things differently to move the series forward in a new yet polarizing direction.The series has now fully embraced RPG mechanics to ...

‘Forsaken’ makes ‘Destiny 2’ the game it should be

The Tangled Shore in all its glory. Photo credit: Ulises Duenas

Ulises Duenas

September 17, 2018

After a year of ups and downs "Destiny 2" has released its largest expansion, "Forsaken". While "Forsaken" does add a lot of content and needed mechanical changes, it also delivers another mediocre story. Even so, this is the best "Destiny" has been in a long time.It's no spoiler that the story of this expansion revolves around t...

“Marvel’s Spider-Man” will wow longtime fans

The Secret War suit available in the new release,

Alex Coba

September 12, 2018

Friendly neighborhood superhero, Spider-Man, is here to save the day yet again in a brand new adventure. One of the greatest of its kind that has been released in a long time. Insomniac Games' newest PlayStation 4 exclusive “Marvel's Spider-Man” has been much anticipated since its reveal ba...

‘Destiny 2: Warmind’ almost gives players what they want

You'd figure a fight with a giant Worm God would be hard to mess up.

Ulises Duenas

May 14, 2018

"Destiny 2" has had trouble keeping its players happy. When a new expansion comes out it's a great chance for players to get back into the game, but the content offered has to be good if people are going to stick around. The "Warmind" expansion is, unfortunately, a very "Destiny" affair. It's good bu...

Five ‘Star Wars’ games that still hold up

Knights of the Old Republic has the best writing of any Star Wars game. Image from steam.com

Ulises Duenas

May 8, 2018

"Star Wars" games have been around since the 70s and they span a wide variety of genres. These games have different things to offer and they have universal appeal. The list is in no particular order.1. Knights of the Old Republic Bioware was given the opportunity to create their own story set thousands of years before the movies...

‘God of War’ lives up to the hype and more

Kratos stands in front of dead Giant that was killed by Thor. Photo credit: Ulises Duenas

Ulises Duenas

May 2, 2018

"God of War" has a surprising amount of different gaming elements in it. What's even more surprising is that it does each one of those extremely well. The story, gameplay, writing and level design are all expertly crafted. This is the kind of the game that comes around once a generation.I was skeptical ...

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