Tag Archives: Game Reviews

The Geek3nd – 6/14/15 – E3 Hopes & Dreams

E3 is this week and The Geekiverse Writers share their wishlist below. We also welcome our new Game & Features writer, Gene Williams. Continue reading The Geek3nd – 6/14/15 – E3 Hopes & Dreams

The Geekend: Mothers Day Edition – 5/10/15

It’s beautiful weather for us in Western New York this Geekend, but that won’t stop us from gaming! Happy Mothers Day to all of our gaming and non-gaming mothers this weekend. Continue reading The Geekend: Mothers Day Edition – 5/10/15

Battlefield: Hardline Review

The Battlefield franchise breaks away from its tried and true militaristic first person shooter model that it has successfully adhered to for so many years and delves into new territory in its latest release: Battlefield Hardline. Continue reading Battlefield: Hardline Review

Top Five Games of 2014: Josiah LeRoy

The gaming industry had a good 2014 and The Geekiverse had a very diverse range of opinions when it came to game of the year. Here are Josiah LeRoy’s Top Five games of 2014.

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Telltale’s Game of Thrones Episode 1: Iron From Ice Review

WINTER HAS ARRIVED

Telltale delves into its latest adventure in Game of Thrones: Iron From Ice. House Forrester is the center of attention in a largely unexplored sector of the GoT universe. Continue reading Telltale’s Game of Thrones Episode 1: Iron From Ice Review

The Walking Dead Season 1 + 400 Days Review

576 DECISIONS LATER

Telltale Games’ inaugural season of The Walking Dead will go down as one of my most meaningful, suspenseful, thought-provoking times in gaming.  Continue reading The Walking Dead Season 1 + 400 Days Review

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Review

Fighting franchises have it tough as they grow up. The focal point of their design might be the most basic in all of gaming—a duel between two characters inside a confined space. This has long forced developers of successful fighting series to walk the fine line between rehashing their product and changing it beyond recognition when creating sequels.

Super Smash Bros., Nintendo’s grand crossover that brings the company’s storied franchises together in a fighting brouhaha, has never faced that problem, and it’s reaffirmed that quality with the release of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.

The newest entry does exactly what a fighting sequel should do—it expands on its gameplay mechanics while moving its structure forward, without drastically altering the groundwork. “Bigger and better” may be the most overused phrase in all of media entertainment, but it’s about as accurate as it gets when describing Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.

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