Category : GameInformer

Technology / GameInformer - 3 days ago

An Earnest Tale About Ordinary Love

Portraying love and relationships in games can be tricky, and developers often struggle with how much interactivity, or even significance, should be given to intimate moments. Florence, an interactive graphic novel, finds a powerful balance in its e...

Technology / GameInformer - 4 days ago

A Fall From Grace

As an early action/RPG, Secret of Mana helped popularize the genre with its cooperative elements and impressive creativity. It kickstarted the Mana franchise and set a high bar that the series has yet to hit again. A remake seemed like a wonderful w...

Technology / GameInformer - 4 days ago

Prickly Platforming

With its distinct art style, melancholy tone, and ambiguous story, Fe tries its best to run with the artistic indie video game crowd. While its heart is in the right place, Fe comes up short in nearly every way, delivering an experience that is freq...

Technology / GameInformer - 4 days ago

Shining A Polished Gem

Loyalty isn’t easy to come by. The kind of devotion that inspires poets is only built over time. Civilization VI’s new Rise and Fall expansion takes this concept of loyalty and bakes it into Firaxis’ incredibly robust sim. Lead you...

Technology / GameInformer - 1 week ago

Lost In The Shadows

A Case of Distrust makes players feel at home in its noir world as they try and solve an intriguing case as private detective Phyllis Malone. The visual style and well-written dialogue easily draw in players, but the point-and-click gameplay &- whil...

Technology / GameInformer - 1 week ago

More Rough Than Diamond

The two half-clothed hunters circle me. One of them has already pegged me in the chest with an arrow, and they’re both taunting me as I try to duck out of sight, nude and armed only with a club that was once someone’s femur. The first hu...

Technology / GameInformer - 1 week ago

A Nostalgic Epic

Crossing Souls makes no attempts to hide its love for the ‘80s. Within moments of the opening credits, the player is bombarded with images of Ghostbusters posters and references to Excitebite. However, this indie adventure doesn’t just m...

Technology / GameInformer - 2 weeks ago

Sentimental Shambles

For Final Fantasy fans and enthusiasts, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT provides a cast of high-profile characters ranging from the series’ inception to its modern-day road trips. Having Sephiroth, Kefka, and Golbez take on Cloud, Terra, and Cecil i...

Technology / GameInformer - 2 weeks ago

A Mountain Worth Climbing

Mountain climbers don’t climb mountains because it’s easy. Difficult challenges are often intrinsically rewarding, and Celeste is that kind of experience. This adorable platformer about a troubled young woman named Madeline who pushes he...

Technology / GameInformer - 2 weeks ago

A Sea Of Infinite Possibility

When I first plunged into the depths of Subnautica’s vast sea, I was filled with awe. This underwater world is both familiar and otherworldly, with giant coral tunnels, uncharted caves, and alien-looking fish. Everywhere I turned, I discovered...

Technology / GameInformer - 3 weeks ago

A Wolf In Metroid Clothing

Making a Metroid-inspired pixelated platformer as an independent developer is practically a rite of passage. We have seen plenty over the years, and for good reason - they're a lot of fun. Iconoclasts fits this mold and checks the right boxes wi...

Technology / GameInformer - 3 weeks ago

From Contender To Champion

When EA Sports signed its deal with the UFC in 2012, the publisher had an uphill battle. The previous UFC series by Yuke's set a high bar that EA initially struggled to meet. With UFC 3, EA Sports refines and sharpens the entire package, finally...

Technology / GameInformer - 3 weeks ago

On The Shoulders Of Giants

I don’t think I am being hyperbolic when I call Shadow of the Colossus a masterpiece. Even among Fumito Ueda’s small-but-impressive collection of games, Shadow of the Colossus stands out as my favorite. I know I’m not alone in that,...

Technology / GameInformer - 3 weeks ago

A Champion Welcoming All Challengers

Dragon Ball FighterZ accomplishes a difficult task: Taking two insular genres (fighting games and licensed products) and broadening the appeal of both. With its gorgeous characters and explosive combat, it wonderfully captures what has made Dragon B...

Technology / GameInformer - 4 weeks ago

The Payoff

You ever have that one friend? Delightful one minute, and a rage-fueled monster the next? You like their company, but you’re never sure when they’re going to go off and reveal the Mr. Hyde that lurks within. The second season of Telltale...