Game reviews 2016

These reviews were written by Claremont College students in 2016.

  • Rocket League Game Review
    Rocket League is a vehicular soccer game made by Psyonix and released for Windows PC, PS4 and Xbox. The game's concept is soccer with rocket powered vehicles. Fun factor The game features various multiplayer modes catering for almost everybody including duel, doubles, standard, chaos. There are also competitive versions of these modes with ranks to…
  • Metal Gear Rising Revengeance Review
    Metal Gear Rising Revengeance is an awesome game in the hack and slash genre. Although it is set in the same universe as Kojima Productions’ earlier Metal Gear Solid (MGS) games, it was created by a different game studio, Platinum Games. Unlike previous MGS games, it is not a stealth game, but it keeps the…
  • Hacknet Game Review
    Hacknet is an immersive, single-player, terminal-based hacking simulator created by a one man team, Team Fractal Alligator. Matt Trobbiani, an Australian game designer came up with the idea of Hacknet in 2012 in a 48-hour game jam tournament with the theme of “GUI and interface”. After he created the basic version and released it, he…
  • Call of Duty Advanced Warfare
    Call of Duty Advance Warfare is a first person shooter, set in the future. Released in 2015, it’s the most recent in the Call of Duty series. It’s a console game available on Xbox One, Xbox 360,PS3, and PS4. What I like about this game I like this game because it is more realistic than…
  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse
    Dragon Ball Xenoverse, a role-playing and fighting game, is related to the Dragon Ball series because it take characters from the original show and puts them into the games of dragon ball and take the history from Dragon Ball Z and it changes the history of Dragon Ball Z. it also makes some new events…
  • Assassin’s Creed Game Review
    Assassin’s Creed is an action-adventure video game series by Ubisoft that consists of nine main games and a number of supporting materials, such as action figures, comic books, paintings, clothes, collectables, events and so much more. The games have appeared on the Play-Station 3, Play-Station 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Nintendo…
  • Payday 2 review
    The Payday series (Payday & Payday 2) are my favourite games of all time! These two award winning RPG/stealth/first-person shooter action games were developed by the one and only Overkill Software. My favourite, Payday 2, won 10 awards from companies such as Polygon, IGN, Gameinformer and more at E3  for 2013. It was released on…
  • Far Cry 4
    At the start of this game you are in a bus driving to your Dad, Pagan Min. You are with this guy who claims he is your uncle. Next something bad happens with the bus. Mercenaries shoot the windows out. You try to hide, but it doesn’t work. They open the end of the bus…
  • Grid AutoSport Review
    Grid AutoSport was released in 2015, and is the latest of the Grid series of games. It consists of a gameplay that has different classes of racing and career. Your objective is to start your career and pick one of the classes to race in and over time complete them and receive better contracts from…
  • Grand Theft Auto V: A review
    Grand Theft Auto 5 is the latest in the Grand Theft Auto (GTA) family of games. Make your way through Los Santos playing as Michael, Trevor, and Franklin as you make your way through missions from out of the ordinary, dealing with drug scandals, murder, hookers and heists. GTA 5 is a free roaming game…
  • Hello Neighbour Review
    Hello Neighbor is a stealth/horror game where you try to find out what your ”neighbour” is hiding in his basement. Hello Neighbor was developed by Tiny Build, the developers behind such games as Cluster Truck, Speed Runners, Party Hard and many more. Considering it’s in alpha stage, the game may get better than what it…
  • Mario Kart 8 Review
    Mario Kart 8 is a 3D racing game for the Nintendo Wii U Console. It is very similar to other Mario Kart games/titles, but it has different modes such as driving underwater, antigravity and flying with the glider. This one has HD 1080p graphics, awesome music & sound effects, game modes, a lot of characters,…
  • Overwatch, an Homage and Redemption
    Overwatch is the passion project of a group within Blizzard entertainment that love team-based shooters. Over the last 10 years, team-based shooters - and first-person shooters in general - have dominated the console game market, with titles such as Team Fortress 2, Counter Strike, Quake, Doom, and many others. These games allowed people to enjoy…
  • RWBY – Grimm Eclipse
    RWBY: Grimm Eclipse is a fan-turned-official project that exudes the passion that was poured into it by the developers. RWBY started as a proof-of-concept trailer animated by Monty Oum, released in 2012 on the Rooster Teeth YouTube channel. The first season of the series was released in 2013 with 16 episodes, averaging at 5-10 minutes…