Posts By John Cantees

The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim Anniversary Edition Review – Yet Another Edition

The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim Anniversary Edition Review – Yet Another Edition

The newest edition of Skyrim adds just enough to entice the few that have yet to play it, or perhaps missed the 8th gen version, but stops short of much else.

Bright Memory Infinite Review – Fast and Flashy

Bright Memory Infinite Review – Fast and Flashy

Bright Memory Infinite borrows some of the better ideas from modern first-person shooters and combines them with its own flashy identity to great effect.

Riders Republic Review – Easy Rider

Riders Republic Review – Easy Rider

Riders Republic proves that the open-ended racing format can still work, while simultaneously reminding us of how it can come up short.

Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water Review – A Picture Worth a Thousand Scares

Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water Review – A Picture Worth a Thousand Scares

Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water skims the surface as a remaster but holds up well as a great horror game.

NASCAR 21 Ignition Review – Dimly Lit

NASCAR 21 Ignition Review – Dimly Lit

A step down for the NASCAR franchise.

Hell Let Loose Review – Loosely Hellish

Hell Let Loose Review – Loosely Hellish

Hell Let Loose is a flawed but an intriguing experience.

New World Review – A Fun but Unpolished MMO

New World Review – A Fun but Unpolished MMO

New World delivers a fun and approachable MMO despite being a bit too derivative and lacking polish.

Alan Wake Remastered Review – It Was a Beautiful Place

Alan Wake Remastered Review – It Was a Beautiful Place

Alan Wake lives on in remastered form.

Xuan Yuan Sword 7 Review – A Cut Above

Xuan Yuan Sword 7 Review – A Cut Above

Xuan Yuan Sword 7 earns its keep with a finely-tuned action RPG experience and a wonderfully told story.

Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania Review – Greatest Hits

Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania Review – Greatest Hits

Banana Mania successfully brings the series back to basics with only a few bumps along the way.

Hot Wheels Unleashed Review – Unleashing the Beast

Hot Wheels Unleashed Review – Unleashing the Beast

Hot Wheels Unleashed establishes its own fun style of arcade racing while leaving most of its competitors in the dust.

Ultra Age Review – Old is New Again… Well, Sort of

Ultra Age Review – Old is New Again… Well, Sort of

Ultra Age leans hard into the basics of its genre while including just enough of its own ideas to make it all work.

Tails of Iron Review – Functional, but Forgettable

Tails of Iron Review – Functional, but Forgettable

Sometimes beautiful - sometimes boring.

Lost in Random Review – Beating the Odds

Lost in Random Review – Beating the Odds

A few transgressions with combat and overall polish does little to hold back this inarguably alluring adventure of an unlikely hero in a wonderfully twisted world.

Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous Review – A Solid Sequel

Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous Review – A Solid Sequel

A conservative yet meaningful evolution of the classic RPG.

RiMS Racing Review – Customizable Chaos

RiMS Racing Review – Customizable Chaos

RiMS Racing strikes its own chord but quickly loses its lead.

We Desperately Need a GTA: Vice City Remake

We Desperately Need a GTA: Vice City Remake

More than almost any other game in the series, GTA: Vice City deserves a proper remake.

Eldest Souls Review – Quite the Rush Indeed

Eldest Souls Review – Quite the Rush Indeed

Eldest Souls takes some common ideas and puts them into a well-made boss rush marathon.

Examining the Enduring Quality of GTA Online

Examining the Enduring Quality of GTA Online

From the staggering amount of things to do and wide array of ways to do them, GTA Online an experience that just has to be played to be believed.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 – A Look at the Fall and Recovery of DICE’s Controversial Shooter

Star Wars Battlefront 2 – A Look at the Fall and Recovery of DICE’s Controversial Shooter

What started out as a disappointing disaster has gradually morphed into a game worthy of the name it carries.