Game Time — Star Wars: Battlefront II

Star Wars: Battlefront II — 4/5 Stars Star Wars: Battlefront II is a first-person shooter developed by EA DICE, and is the sequel to the 2015 reboot of the Star Wars Battlefront franchise. Battlefront II features an array of multiplayer…

Game Time — Middle-Earth: Shadow of War

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War — 5/5 Stars Middle-Earth: Shadow of War is an action role-playing game from developer Monolith Productions. The story is set in the world of The Lord of the Rings and continues the story of Shadow of Mordor, its…

Game Time — Hearthstone

Hearthstone — 4.5/5 Stars Hearthstone is a free-to-play, digital, collectible card game (CCG) developed by Blizzard Entertainment. Hearthstone features cross-platform play on both computers and mobile devices. First released in 2014, the…
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Game Time — Stardew Valley

Stardew Valley — 4.5/5 Stars Reviewed for Nintendo Switch, also available on PC, PS4, and XBOX ONE Any time I started a new video game during my childhood, I would ask the same question: “Which button is shoot?” And for the vast majority…
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Game Time — Cuphead

Cuphead — 3.5/5 Stars Cuphead is a run-and-gun game by indie developer StudioMDHR Entertainment. The game follows Cuphead and Mugman through a fantastical cartoon world as they battle to get out of a literal deal with the devil. c Cuphead…

Game Time — Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrafice — 4.5/5 Stars Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is a psychological action/adventure game developed by Ninja Theory. You play as Senua, an ancient Celtic warrior. Senua is on a quest to save her dead husband’s…

Game Time — Pyre

Pyre — 4/5 Stars Pyre is a fantasy, role-playing, sports game from indie developer Supergiant Games. You play as a Reader, someone literate in a land where books and literacy have been outlawed. For the crime of reading you have been exiled…
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Game Time — Metroid: Samus Returns

Metroid: Samus Returns — 2.75/5 Stars Metroid: Samus Returns is a Nintendo 3DS game billed as a remake of Metroid II: The Return of Samus for the original Game Boy. This is a “remake” in the loosest sense of the word. There only seems…
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Game Time — Depression Quest

Depression Quest — 3.5/5 Stars Depression Quest is a text-based, “choose-your-own-adventure” game developed by Zoë Quinn. Depression Quest is intended to be something other than just “fun.” Its goal isn’t to entertain, but to raise…

Game Time — Prey

Prey — 4.5/5 Stars Prey is a psychological thriller, first-person shooter, sandbox game by developer Arkane Studios. Players take control of Dr. Morgan Yu, who is either a male or female protagonist depending on player preference. Morgan…

Game Time — Darkest Dungeon

Darkest Dungeon — 2/5 Stars Darkest Dungeon is a dungeon crawl roleplaying game from indie developer Red Hook Studios. You play as the inheritor of an estate that has been overrun by horrors, in a story inspired by H. P. Lovecraft. Players…

Game Time — Night in the Woods

Night in the Woods — 4/5 Stars  Night in the Woods is a story-driven adventure game developed by indie developer Infinite Fall. You play as Mae, a 20-year-old anthropomorphic cat who has dropped out of college and doesn’t want to talk…

Game Time — The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

REFLECTING ON BREATH OF THE WILD 5/5 Stars The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild begins with a rather frightening idea: One hundred years ago, you were charged with saving the world—and you failed. The theme of failure is thick and steady…

Game Time — Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 4.5/5 stars Mario Kart 8 Deluxe follows the recent trend of “complete editions,” games that are less than five-or-so years old, re-released for the latest console, with all of the game’s content unlocked from the…

Game Time — Mass Effect: Andromeda

Mass Effect: Andromeda — 4/5 Stars Mass Effect: Andromeda is an action/adventure role-playing game developed by Bioware. The game begins as thousands of human colonists from the Milky Way arrive after traveling 600 years to be pioneers…

Game Time — Titanfall 2

Titanfall 2 — 3.5/5 Stars Titanfall 2 is a first-person shooter developed by Respawn Entertainment. Players take on the role of a “Titan” mech pilot and battle as opposing teams in several game modes. Players start each match without…

Game Time — Horizon Zero Dawn

Horizon Zero Dawn 5/5 Stars I have to be very honest with you—Horizon Zero Dawn is the reason I bought a PlayStation 4. The game’s concept, on the surface, is a simple one: you play a young woman named Aloy (pronounced Ay-loy), who hunts…

Game Time - That Dragon, Cancer

That Dragon, Cancer 5/5 Stars That Dragon, Cancer is an art game from indie developer Numinous Games. Players walk through the true story of the Green family as they come to terms with their son’s cancer diagnosis. The gameplay consists…

Game Time - Dishonored 2

Dishonored 2  5/5 Stars Dishonored 2 is an action/adventure stealth game developed by Arkane Studios. You play as either Emily, the young Empress, or Corvo, Emily’s father and Royal Protector. The game’s story begins with the main antagonist,…

Game Time - Overwatch

Overwatch 4.5/5 Stars Overwatch is a tactical, team-based, multiplayer first-person shooter (FPS) from one of the biggest names in gaming, Blizzard Entertainment. The primary game modes pit two teams of six against each other in objective-based…

Game Time - Firewatch

  Firewatch 4/5 Stars Firewatch is a single-player mystery/adventure game from indie developer Campo Santo. You play as Henry, a man who has come to the Wyoming wilderness to escape the pain of a marriage that has been torn apart. Henry…

Pixelated Passion

Video games were an important part of my childhood. Nintendo video games were always at the top of my list. Nintendo developers designed and created many iconic heroes, from Mario, Link, and Donkey Kong, to lesser-known yet still fantastic virtual…