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Review: “XCOM: Enemy Within” Not a perfect expansion, but close

Christopher Massana

December 4, 2013

Filed under Reviews, Video Games

Platform: PC, PS3, and XBox 360 Developer: Firaxis Where to get it: Steam (for PC), Retail (for PS3 and XBox 360) Price: $29.99 (PC), $39.99 (PS3 and XBox 360, includes base game and previous content) GAME GRADE: A- Good Triple-A strategy and tactical games are hard t...

Review: “Shadowrun Returns” is an excellent, though flawed, modern throwback

Christopher Massana

October 31, 2013

Filed under Reviews, Video Games

Platform: PC Developer: Harebrained Schemes Where to get it: Steam (for PC and Mac),  App Store (for iOS tablets), Google Play (for Android tablets) Price: $19.99 (PC and Mac, includes mod support), $9.99 (iOS and Android) GAME GRADE: B+ It’s always popula...

Review: “Kerbal Space Program” is an out-of-this-world sandbox

Christopher Massana

October 9, 2013

Filed under Reviews, Top Stories, Video Games

Platform: PC Developer: Squad Where to get it: Steam, or Squad’s own site. Price: $22.99 (Free Demo Available) GAME GRADE: A Roughly two hours into the independent video game “Kerbal Space Program,” I realized that I was in over ...

Review: “Papers, Please:” Cheap, Fun and Original

Christopher Massana

October 2, 2013

Filed under Reviews, Top Stories, Video Games

GAME GRADE: B+ “Papers, Please,” a downloadable video game from independent developer Lucas Pope and released via the Steam digital distribution service ($9.99) for PC, is a strange specimen of a game. “Papers, Please” is a puzzle game, but it also features a rather engagi...