…… Son of a bitch… When I made my BioShock Infinite review I honestly thought that we had reached the bar. That there would be plenty of good games and even great games to come out for the remainder of 2013, but nothing could compete with BioShock Infinite. It seemed like one of those moments where the stars aligned and one of the few perfect games had been created with the right characters, the right setting, the right graphics, the right gameplay… The right EVERYTHING! Little did I know that this lie in my future. The Last of Us coming out in the same year as BioShock Infinite is like Ocarina of Time coming out the same year as Super Mario Brothers. Two games that completely and utterly shape the way games are played and made and they come out within a few months of one another. Continue reading “Tanner Reviews The Last of Us”
After showering in bleach and dousing myself in disinfectant, I think I am ready to move past Walking Dead: Survival Instincts and return to my reviewing duties. But for today’s review I really want to cleanse my palate and review a game that I personally feel is one of the most underrated games as of late and that is Double Fine’s The Cave. Continue reading “Tanner Reviews The Cave”
When I first saw that they were creating a prequel to Tomb Raider, one of the best games of all time and staring everyone’s favorite buxom fortune hunter Lara Croft I will admit that I had my reservations.
Generally speaking and from my own personal experience I have never seen prequels to be a good thing… at all… for any media… There are some decent sequels out there, some damn good ones, and some that are so good that they overshadow the original premise. But good prequels are even fewer and far between. I rarely see a ‘decent’ one and almost never see a legitimately good one. Usually there are forced retcons and details that completely changes the whole dynamic that the game, film, TV Show, Comic Book, or whatever. I did not feel that Tomb Raider
would be the exception to that rule. I thought my best expectation was that it would be like Resident Evil 0. It would be a decent game, with decent graphics, and okay play through but eventually would be lost to time and overshadowed by much better games in the franchise. Continue reading “Tanner Reviews Tomb Raider (2013)”