Game Reviews 2019

These reviews were written by Hobart College students in 2019.

  • Skate 3 Review
    Skate 3 is a video game available on Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Ps3. It was released on May 13, 2010. The game revolves around an up and coming skater. The game's general target audience was obviously skaters, it was also popular among teens and adults. Its predecessors Skate, and Skate 2 were widely enjoyed…
  • Overwatch Game Review
    Overwatch is a popular team based, first person shooter. There are seven types of game modes available in Overwatch, with 4 available in regular competitive or quick play: Assault, Control, Escort, and Hybrid. Capture the Flag, Deathmatch and Elimination are all available from the Arcade or the Game Browser. There are currently 31 playable heroes…
  • Game Review | The Binding Of Isaac: Afterbirth+
    This game review is of The Binding of Isaac Afterbirth+ which is an expansion to The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth. It was originally a flash game called The Binding of Isaac but due to fan request was remade and put on steam as The Binding of Isaac: Wrath of…
  • OldSchool Runescape Game Review
    OldSchool Runescape (abbreviated as OSRS) is an MMORPG (Massively multiplayer online role playing game), released in 2004 on personal computers and 2018 on mobile phones. Although old, the game still has a large active player base, 100,00 players daily. Thrown into Gielinor, the world’s name for Runescape. The player is surrounded by a fantasy medieval…
  • Sonic Mania Plus - Game Review
    Sonic Mania is a 2D platformer game created by Evening Star, Pagoda West Games and Head Cannon published by Sega, released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC in August of 2017 with the Plus expansion being released about a year later. It is styled after the classic Sonic games from the 90s…
  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection
    Borderlands: The Handsome Collection contains Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. But we don’t talk about the Pre-Sequel. The Pre-Sequel was released after Borderlands 2, but is set between 1 and 2. Unfortunately it is boring compared to the others, because it tries to be too funny. This review will focus on Borderlands 2. Fun…
  • For Honor Game Review
    For Honor is an online multiplayer game that takes place in medieval times. It is a third-person, melee combat, action-game where you choose between twenty-four different characters from three clans: the knights, the Vikings and the Samurai. For Honor has many online game modes such as duels, brawls, breach and dominion. For the occasions when…
  • Game Review - Until Dawn
    Until Dawn is a PS4 exclusive game that was released on the 25th of August 2015. It is a story-driven game in which the player controls multiple characters throughout the course of the game. It is a very heavily path-based game with the main gameplay being picking what your character says or does but without…
  • Game Review: Conker’s Bad Fur Day & Conker: Live and Reloaded
    Conker’s Bad Fur Day (2001) / Conker: Live and Reloaded (2005): Game Review Conker's Bad Fur Day is a 3 dimensional platformer game developed by Rare and released for the Nintendo 64 in 2001. If you are a fan of violence, swearing, racial and sexual innuendos this game is fit for you. In Conker's Bad…
  • The Binding of Isaac game review
    The Binding of Isaac Afterbirth is a like top-down shooter where you have to fight your way through floors with countless enemies and bosses . Gameplay T is a top down shooter with very simple controls wasd to move arrow keys to shoot. The simplicity is what gives the game its charm you could sit the…
  • Minecraft review
    Minecraft is an open world sandbox game released in alpha on July 2nd 2010, in beta on December 20th 2010 and fully released on November 18th 2011. Minecraft was originally developed by Jens Bergensten (Jeb) and Markus Persson (notch). It was sold to Mojang and subsequently Microsoft on September 15th 2014. Minecraft is available in…
  • Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance Review
    Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance is a top-down real-time strategy game and a standalone expansion to the original Supreme Commander. It was released in November 2007 on PC and was developed and made by the company Gas Powered Games and published by THQ. It is the second game in its franchise and is widely proclaimed as…
  • Game Review - Terraria
    After you’ve customized your character you will spawn into the Terraria world with nothing but random generated pixels and a couple of tools to help you on your journey, you will be put into the world with the vague idea of exploring the biome filled terrain and defeating all mobs that stand in front of…
  • Stellaris Review
    Stellaris is a 4X (explore, expand, exploit, exterminate) grand strategy game developed and published by Paradox interactive. Stellaris came out for Microsoft Windows, Linux, Macintosh operating systems and macOS in 2016 and was later released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in early 2019. Stellaris sees you take control of a new space-faring empire and…
  • Learn to Fly 2
    Learn to Fly 2 is a Flash game made by Light Bringer Games, released Jun 16, 2011. It is the sequel to Learn to Fly 1 made by the same creator. This game introduced payloads which increase your destructive power against the icebergs and sleds which increase you speed going down the ramp. This changed…
  • No Man's Sky Review
    No Man’s Sky was released on the 9th of August in 2016 for PS4, XBOX ONE and PC and is a survival game based on space exploration. When initially released, the game scored terrible reviews, due to broken promises from the developers and lack of content within the game. The worlds within the game felt…
  • Game Review Mortal Kombat 11
    Mortal Kombat 11 is the latest Mortal Kombat game 0f it's franchise. The rating for the game is R18+ and this game has over many players worldwide and the company nether realm studios host tournaments across the globe. Fun factor Mortal Kombat 11 is a really good game because of the combat, the story, and…