Bound

Bound Review (PS4)

Bound Review (PS4) Dance your cares away…until you must face them. + very beautiful and unique experience + engaging and varied environments + feature-rich camera mode + branching paths and alternate routes – for many players it will likely be a brief experience Full Recommendation: Worth a Buy – if … Continue Reading →


Song of the Deep

Song of the Deep Playing EP Review (PS4)

Song of the Deep Playing EP Review (PS4) Search and Swim…and search some more + good graphics + good narration + relaxing soundtrack + fantastic first impression – less than stellar combat – occasional performance hiccups – puzzles can overstay their welcome – where are the boss battles? Full Disclosure: … Continue Reading →


Adventure Lamp

Adventure Lamp Playing EP Review (Steam)

Adventure Lamp Playing EP Review (Steam) Well you know his name is Simon…and he’s fallen into the depths? + fun action/puzzle platforming + does a good job teaching you how to play + relaxing soundtrack – a relatively brief experience Full Disclosure: This game was provided to GameEnthus by the … Continue Reading →


Human Fall Flat

Human Fall Flat Playing EP review

Human Fall Flat Playing EP review Get back up. + funny, silly and challenging physics-based 3D puzzle platformer + little to no death penalty + coop! + customize-able character – I could not successfully customize my character Full Disclosure: This game was provided to GameEnthus by the publisher. Genre: physics … Continue Reading →


Chambara

Chambara Playing EP Review PS4

Chambara Playing EP Review PS4 Purely polarizing + fun gameplay + great graphics and controls + simple mechanics + relaxing music + great mp game – no single player Full Disclosure: This game was provided to GameEnthus by the publisher. Genre: split-screen first person action Developer: Team ok Publisher: USC … Continue Reading →


Lovely Planet Arcade

Lovely Planet Arcade Playing EP Review

Lovely Planet Arcade Playing EP Review A level playing field…of fun? + fun and challenging + does a good job teaching you how to play + fun soundtrack – easy to hit a wall Full Disclosure: This game was provided to GameEnthus by the publisher. Genre: puzzley FPS Developer: QUICKTEQUILA … Continue Reading →


10 second ninja

10 Second Ninja X Playing EP Review (PS4/PS Vita)

10 Second Ninja X Playing EP Review (PS4/PS Vita) Play. Fail. Restart. Play. Fail. Restart. Fun with failure! + Fun and challenging gameplay + instant restarts + hard to quit when you need to shave off fractions of a second + goofy story – goofy story – at times it … Continue Reading →


Maldita Castilla

Maldita Castilla EX (Xbox One) Playing EP Review

Playing EP Review: Maldita Castilla EX (Xbox One) Homage EX! + great action platforming + new walk down memory lane + challenging gameplay with modern day concessions(checkpoints, unlimited continues and auto-saving) + tight controls, multiple endings + simple mechanics, retro trappings carry over into game’s length – simple mechanics, retro trappings … Continue Reading →


Dangerous Golf

Playing EP Review: Dangerous Golf (PS4, Xbox One, PC)

Playing EP Review: Dangerous Golf (PS4, Xbox One, PC) Fore!…the love of destruction. + awesome environment destruction + numerous locations, varied objectives + various modes of play incorporate local and online multiplayer + plenty to unlock + deeper than it appears, slight learning curve –  slight learning curve – controls … Continue Reading →


FRU

FRU Review (Xbox One)

FRU Review (Xbox One) If you like fun games and don’t hate your kinect don’t be frugal and pick this up….I’m sorry I had to. + very fun and unique use of Kinect + fun platforming and puzzles + varied environments + an excellent experience – an excellent but brief … Continue Reading →


Super Mutant Alien Assault

Super Mutant Alien Assault Review (Xbox One, PS4, PC)

Super Mutant Alien Assault Review (Xbox One, PS4, PC) Robots saving the day. + fun action platformer that can get hectic + plethora of weapons and power-ups + very energetic soundtrack + randomly generated levels – randomly generated levels that kind of blend together – very repayable but very short … Continue Reading →


Militant

Playing EP Review: MilitAnt (PS4, PC, Vita)

Playing EP Review: MilitAnt (PS4, PC, Vita) The picnic isn’t ruined but it could be better…way better. + fun premise + good voice acting + weapon layout is interesting + ability to deflect bullets – floaty controls, – chaotic levels, bullet sponge bosses – maybe with an update things will … Continue Reading →


Pac man 256

Playing EP Review: Pac-Man 256 (PC, PS4, Xbox One)

Playing EP Review: Pac-Man 256 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Mechanics that stand the test of time. + Fun solo + Fun multiplayer + tons of power-ups, unlocking them gives huge replay value + the remix theme plays after every game over – the remix theme plays after every game over … Continue Reading →


Furi LP

Playing LP: Furi (PC) *no commentary*

Playing LP: Furi (PC) *no commentary* A fresh bucket of boss battles. Full Disclosure: This game was provided to GameEnthus by the publisher. Genre: third person action Developer: The Game Bakers Publisher: The Game Bakers Platform(s): PC, PS4 Player(s): 1 Price: $24.99 Link(s): http://FuriGame.com/ Contact us: podcast@gameenthus.com aaron@gameenthus.com See more … Continue Reading →


Lost sea

Playing EP Review: Lost Sea (Xbox One, PS4)

Playing EP Review: Lost Sea (Xbox One, PS4) There are better places to take a vacation. + bright, colorful visuals, + simple mechanics + randomly generated islands + many upgrades + somewhat forgiving as it’s a rogue-lite – somewhat forgiving as it’s a rogue-lite – gets very repetitive…very quickly Full … Continue Reading →


TTBB

Playing EP Review: Tick Tock Bang Bang

Playing EP Review: Tick Tock Bang Bang   Stunts to die for? …because of? + fun, varied levels + leaderboards and sharable created levels + bright and colorful visuals + completely ridiculous premise – menus can use analog stick to annoyingly mimic mouse controls Full Disclosure: This game was provided … Continue Reading →


Heart and Slash

Playing EP Review: Heart & Slash (Xbox One, PS4)

Playing EP Review: Heart & Slash (Xbox One, PS4) The desire to love it was so strong but ultimately not strong enough. + great first impression + bright colors, nice character designs + good music + many weapons and unlocks – loose camera – cheap enemies and deaths – very … Continue Reading →


Hyper Bounce Blast

Playing EP Review: Hyper Bounce Blast (Steam)

Playing EP Review: Hyper Bounce Blast (Steam) Jump(bounce) and shoot at will. + good mix of shooter and platformer mechanics + checkpoints! There are checkpoints! + challenging but fair + several modes of play + not the longest game –  not the longest game Full Disclosure: This game was provided … Continue Reading →


TurnOn

Playing EP Review: TurnOn (Xbox One)

Playing EP Review: TurnOn (Xbox One) Has its moments but overall the wattage is low. + fun, simple environmental puzzles + funny hand drawn cut scenes that set up scenarios – no sense of progression – jumping between foreground and background can lead to many unintentional deaths – music levels … Continue Reading →


Fragments of Him

Fragments of Him Review (Xbox One)

Fragments of Him Review (Xbox One) + interesting story + mostly very well done voice overs + more interactive story than game, fairly brief – more interactive story than game, fairly brief Full Recommendation: Worth a Buy on sale – if you are  ok with brief, minimalist gameplay. Looks a … Continue Reading →


Blues and Bullets ep2

Blues and Bullets Ep2 Shake The Hive Review (Xbox One)

Blues and Bullets Ep2 Shake The Hive Review (Xbox One) + interesting alternate reality of Ness and Capone + dark themes but maintains its sense of humor + fun detective sections + action sequences and doesn’t overstay its welcome – actions sequences are a little too long Full Recommendation: Worth … Continue Reading →


Score Rush Extended

Playing EP Review: Score Rush Extended PS4

b Playing EP Review: Score Rush Extended PS4 I need to work on my rushing. + bright colors + good controls + has coop for up to 4 players(locally) + keeps track of really good metrics + very difficult – very difficult – game modes aren’t really that different – … Continue Reading →


Neon Chrome

Playing EP Review: Neon Chrome PS4

Playing EP Review: Neon Chrome PS4 Time is money and death…apparently. + relatively simple controls, satisfying combat + has coop for up to 4 players(locally) + keeps track of interesting metrics + has a demo + very difficult – very difficult – game seems to want you to rush, not … Continue Reading →


ShadowBlade Reload

ShadowBlade Reload PS4 Review

ShadowBlade Reload PS4 Review + tight controls, fast action + varied enemies and environments + challenge mode + narrative told through comic style cut-scenes + can be completed in 2-3 hours on easiest difficulty – can be completed in 2-3 hours on easiest difficulty – you don’t learn any new … Continue Reading →


Shadwen

Shadwen PS4 Review

Shadwen PS4 Review – great stealth action – unique time mechanic – plenty of options for mixing up distraction and kills – tool crafting UI could be better – multiple endings – environments and enemies could use a little bit more variety – did I mention the great stealth action? … Continue Reading →