Best Games of 2016: Honorable Mentions

Originally published on Trevor Trove on January 1, 2017 Not every game can (or should) make the final Best of the Year list. But there were still some games outside of my top contenders that I wanted to recognize so here are my 2016 Honorable Mention Awards. Most Improved: Watch_Dogs 2 (Ubisoft Montreal) The originalContinue reading “Best Games of 2016: Honorable Mentions”

Batman: The Telltale Series Episode 3: New World Order Review

Originally published on Trevor Trove on October 29, 2016 TL; DR(eview) – Telltale continues to craft a unique take on Batman, his rogues, and the world of Gotham with exciting narrative results. And for the first time this series, the game design seemed to actively power through the notoriously outdated engine. WARNING: In order toContinue reading “Batman: The Telltale Series Episode 3: New World Order Review”

Batman: The Telltale Series Episode 2: Children of Arkham Review

Originally published on Trevor Trove on September 21, 2016 TL; DR(eview) – The buggiest chapter of a Telltale game I have experienced to date mars otherwise interesting story moves in their developing Batman saga. More Like Bugman: The Telltale Series Normally, when I’m writing up a review for a game that has some bugs andContinue reading “Batman: The Telltale Series Episode 2: Children of Arkham Review”

Batman: The Telltale Series Episode 1: Realm of Shadows Review (Spoiler-Free)

Originally published on Trevor Trove on August 11, 2016 TL; DR(eview) – Solid performances from the cast mark the highlight of this introductory episode, overshadowing the all-too-commonplace performance issues from the game and a story that sets the ball rolling but underwhelms as a standalone tale. Telltale’s latest foray into their tried and true brandContinue reading “Batman: The Telltale Series Episode 1: Realm of Shadows Review (Spoiler-Free)”