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 →


TMNT MIM LP

Playing LP: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mutants in Manhattan

Playing LP: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mutants in Manhattan They should get back to the sewer as quickly as possible. Full Disclosure: This game was provided to GameEnthus by the publisher. Genre: beat ’em up Developer: Platinum Games Publisher: Activision Platform(s): PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox 360, PS3 Player(s): … Continue Reading →


Coffin Dodgers

Playing EP Review: Coffin Dodgers PS4

Playing EP Review: Coffin Dodgers PS4 A bare-bones kart racer by 2016 standards that is pretty forgettable. – funny premise – no drifting – non-nonsensical power-ups – upgrade able karts and weapons Full Recommendation: Worth a Buy on a fire sale – if you have people to play with locally … Continue Reading →


Paranautical Activity

Playing EP Review: Paranautical Activity Xbox One

Playing EP Review: Paranautical Activity Xbox One A first person nautical themed rogue-like…..with demons. – graphics are far from impressive but serviceable – fun but challenging – interesting characters and unlocks – good sense of humor Will I press on? Yes – occasionally Full Disclosure: This game was provided to … Continue Reading →


Postal Redux

Playing EP Review: Postal Redux Steam

Playing EP Review: Postal Redux Steam A remake of the original 1997 Postal game. I honestly never played the original and was more familiar with the sequel. To be completely transparent I thought Postal 2 was the original Postal. :S – appears to be a quality remake of the original … Continue Reading →


LIfe Goes On

Playing EP Review: Life Goes on: Done To Death PS4

Playing EP Review: Life Goes on: Done To Death PS4 With death out of the way the only thing left to fear is failure itself? – fun and challenging puzzle platforming – varied environments – seemingly infinite number of names – weapons and hats for the sake of having weapons … Continue Reading →


Severed vita

Severed PSVita Review

Severed PSVita Review Quite possibly the most fun I’ve had with my Vita – either ever or in a long time. Doesn’t matter as Severed is an instant classic that doesn’t require you to be good at first person games as it only uses the left analog and the touchscreen. … Continue Reading →


Welkin Road LP

Playing LP: Welkin Road Early Access

Playing LP: Welkin Road Early Access Parkour! Parkour! Watch me fail but enjoy this early access build of the first person traversal game Welkin Road on PC. Developer: Gregor Panič Publisher: Nkidu Games Inc. Platform(s): Steam, Steam OS http://store.steampowered.com/app/432720/ Contact us: podcast@gameenthus.com See more at: http://GameEnthus.com https://www.facebook.com/GameEnthus Find the podcast … Continue Reading →


Stikbold!

Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure Review Xbox One

 Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure Review Xbox One If you can dodge a wrench…. Full Recommendation: Worth a Buy on sale – fun but you can wait for a sale Full Disclosure: This game was provided to GameEnthus by the publisher. Genre: dodgeball! Developer: Game Swing Publisher: Curve Digital Platform(s): Steam, … Continue Reading →