Tag: Action

Technology / GameInformer - 1 week ago

A Diluted Concoction

Ignoring the influence of Resident Evil 4 on The Evil Within is impossible; survival-horror pioneer Shinji Mikami and developer Tango Gameworks iterated on the former’s combat, structure, and progression to make them fit their new franc...

Technology / GameInformer - 2 weeks ago

A Sandbox For Predators

Orcs scatter as my drake makes another pass over the fortress, breathing fire into their ranks as they scramble to cover. I leap off and dive hundreds of feet, landing in a shockwave that scatters allies and foes alike. In a flash of sa...

Technology / GameInformer - 2 weeks ago

A High-Grade Mashup

Gundam Versus is a fairly insular licensed game, but its thrills are universal. Though it drops players into the thick of Gundam’s myriad anime series without much of an introduction, the arcade-style controls and speed of matches makes...

Technology / GameInformer - 2 weeks ago

Rising Tension

The first episode of Telltale’s new season of Batman left a lot to be desired, since it failed to build upon what made the first season so interesting: unexpected twists to characters fans have adored for decades. While the first season...

Technology / GameInformer - 2 weeks ago

Reclaiming A Beautiful World

Desolation and solitude permeate Hob, the beautiful new top-down, exploration-heavy action title from Torchlight developer Runic Games. In this sprawling adventure, you guide a small, isolated character across a dangerous...

Technology / GameInformer - 2 weeks ago

A Tempest In A Teacup

Cuphead made me shout obscenities at a flower. Its cheerful dragon tempted me to head-butt my television. And the candy princess? Oh, you don’t even want to know. I didn’t appreciate it until much later, but those early maddening hours...

Technology / GameInformer - 3 weeks ago

Digging Even Deeper

The original SteamWorld Dig was defined by its rewarding progression loop, fun exploration, and steam-powered cast. As a mining robot, your job was to excavate resources, then spend the money on items and abilities to make you even bett...

Technology / GameInformer - 3 weeks ago

Finding Bliss Between Action And Strategy

Heat Signature rewards as much as it punishes. It takes away chunks of your hard-earned progress after even a minor mistake, but also gives you the tools to get out of impossible situations. With the right gadgets and weapons, you can o...

Technology / GameInformer - 3 weeks ago

Raising Hell In Cybertown

After being relatively quiet for a number of years, the cyberpunk genre has been making a loud return to video games with quality titles like Shadowrun Returns, VA-11 Hall-A, and Observer. The latest addition to the bunch is the unapolo...

Technology / GameInformer - 3 weeks ago

High-Flying, Brick-Busting Action

The Lego games are built to be played on as many machines as possible, often straddling numerous generations of hardware. Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens landed on 14 different platforms, including mobile devices. While some versions...