Mr. Shifty Review – Switch

Mr. Shifty Review – Switch

Mr. Shifty is a game with a lot of potential that, at launch at least, is rendered nearly unplayable by performance issues on the Nintendo Switch. In a game that is fully reliant on having quick reflexes, and where one errant move can erase minutes of progress, these...
National Lampoon’s Mass Effect Andromeda

National Lampoon’s Mass Effect Andromeda

I’m starting to feel a little bit like Clark Griswold. In the classic comedy, National Lampoon’s Vacation, Chevy Chase’s Clark Griswold wants to take his charming family on a cross-country vacation to visit the best amusement park in the country, Walley World....
Flywrench Review – PS4

Flywrench Review – PS4

Flywrench is a somewhat-abstract game that has players controlling a short, white dash through varied environments toward ever-more-difficult goals. Storywise, the game says you are a spaceship navigating through space and unlocking different gates as you journey from...
Switch launching with Shovel Knight, Fast RMX

Switch launching with Shovel Knight, Fast RMX

The Nintendo Switch will launch on March 3 with two hotly anticipated indie titles, Nintendo announced in a press release today. The eShop on launch will include Fast RMX and Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove, with the ability to purchase the newest Shovel Knight...
Linelight Review – PS4

Linelight Review – PS4

Simplicity can be a be a beautiful thing. In the new puzzler Linelight from creator Brett Taylor, simplicity is absolutely the attraction. In Linelight, which just released on PS4 this month and is also available on Steam, players control a short white dash that...
Battleborn Review (PS4)

Battleborn Review (PS4)

Battleborn is a ton of fun to play, and is unabashedly a Gearbox game, in visuals, moment-to-moment gameplay and humor. Much of the PSVG team has been playing it recently, and we have largely given it our seal of approval. Gearbox’s Battleborn is a hero shooter with...
Seth’s Most Anticipated Games of 2017

Seth’s Most Anticipated Games of 2017

The beginning of a new year is exciting for a lot of reasons, not the least of which is the promise of the next wave of (hopefully) great games. As we start off this new year, there are two games announced for 2017 that I have pre-ordered: Mass Effect Andromeda and...
Super Mario Run Review (iOS)

Super Mario Run Review (iOS)

With a different coat of paint, Super Mario Run would probably be seen as an enjoyable one-button runner with a decent amount of depth and a level of polish rarely seen on smartphones. It would also probably be about $7 cheaper or even free-to-play with...
Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS Review

Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS Review

By the time I confronted three Bowsers standing in the way of my goal, I already knew Super Mario Maker for 3DS was something special. The title’s Mario Challenge — a collection of 100-plus levels designed by Nintendo that lets players unlock course elements — is...
The Last Guardian Review Round-Up

The Last Guardian Review Round-Up

Just a week after that other game with a 10-year development cycle released, Sony has unleashed The Last Guardian to a fanbase that has eagerly anticipated the cat-bird-dog game since Brian the Brain was a thing. Comment below if you’re excited about the games...
Seraph Review – PS4

Seraph Review – PS4

While playing Seraph, Dreadbit Games’ new 2D action-platformer shooter, I felt like I was taking control of an action movie hero: think Neo or Trinity from The Matrix, or other movies where the protagonist jumps and flips around while shooting their foes. The player...
Nintendo Switch: 3rd Party Games we hope to See

Nintendo Switch: 3rd Party Games we hope to See

It’s no secret that we at PSVG are excited about the Nintendo Switch, and that we want to know more about the system. Nintendo has lined up a lot of partnering developers, and it looks like the Switch could help Nintendo attract those third-party games again. One of...