Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Review — A New Twist

Preface

At the time of writing this review I have only played part of Pokémon Sun and maybe a month of Pokémon GO. The Legend of Zelda took most of my time as a kid so I missed the Pokémon franchise. That being said, if I describe aspects of the game and it is old news to you – please take the previous statements into consideration. I stopped playing Pokémon GO a while ago, and therefore deleted the game from phone. I will not be going over the integration from Pokémon GO to Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Continue reading “Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Review — A New Twist”

The Devil’s Calculator Review

Welcome to this week’s edition of Five Dollar Dives, where I will be reviewing the game The Devil’s Calculator.

If you love math, then The Devil’s Calculator is for you. If math is not your thing, then this game is likely going to be a pass for you. I wanted to give this game a try as most educational games tend to fall flat. I was hoping that this game would ignite my personal interest in mathematics, but I think a passionate teacher would be able to do that much more effectively.

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Anthem: A brutally honest review

Anthem

BioWare’s Anthem is not a good game.

Anthem is a fantastic game, but it is buried under countless design mistakes and a heaping pile of bugs that have become the industry standard. Earlier, I wrote a review based on my experience with the demo, which was limited and shared only a brief look into the game proper. Now, with over 40 hours clocked, and all available story and side content finished, I have come to offer you my thoughts on the Anthem experience.

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Crackdown 3 is not all it’s cracked up to be

Since the announcement at E3 in 2014, Crackdown 3 has been in development hell for at least five years. Since then, the game has seen trouble, from numerous delays to losing its co-developer team to Epic Games. Cloudgine, which was acquired by Epic in 2018, is the company behind the cloud-based physics and destruction technology.

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AWAKE – Definitive Edition Review

Welcome to this week’s edition of Five Dollar Dives, where I will be reviewing the game AWAKE.

What first caught my attention with this game was the style of graphics, although the tagline on the store page also piqued my interest: “It was supposed to be a romantic trip… but turned into a brutal murder scene.” From this description, I was not expecting a point and click game. I am hesitant to call it an adventure game as you do not get much time to do things.

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Kingdom Hearts 3 Review

The battle between light and darkness ensues. In Kingdom Hearts 3 you find friends, fight foes, and fly to new worlds with your favorite characters. Additional elements and improved game-play mechanics help the game to outshine its predecessors in a legitimately engaging, enjoyable experience. While there are certainly many positives to this game, there were also a few things that were quite frustrating.

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Anthem: EA’s Swan Song or BioWare’s Dirge?

Anthem is NOT the game you think it is.

There has been plenty of hub-bub and mixed first reactions concerning Anthem, the newest title and IP from Developer BioWare. A dogpile of criticism has been heaped on BioWare from those who have yet to even experience the game. Much of this seems to be simply due to the property being handled by EA. People have taken to calling it a “Destiny clone” and writing it off simply as that, even though the two games play nearly nothing alike.

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