Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Review

If you haven’t heard of the Call of Duty franchise by now, you must be living under a rock with dial up internet. It has pretty much been a staple in the gaming community since its initial release in 2003,…

The Outer Worlds Review

Obsidian does with Bethesdon’t. All kidding aside, when The Outer Worlds was revealed in 2017, fans of the classic roleplaying experience Bethesda used to deliver let out a collective sigh of relief. It’s space cowboys with a twist, infused with…

The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors Review

Recently on our Max Level Podcast, we discussed the resurgence of the beat-em-up genre and how nostalgic everything has felt in the modern industry. Games like Mother Russia Bleeds, River City Girls, the Yakuza franchise (to an extent), and now…

Concrete Genie Review

Concrete Genie: A Retrospective Review of Art, Video Games, and the Emotional Journeys Available from Digital Interaction Listeners to The Max Level Podcast will be well aware that Bryan (founder of Level Down Games) and I are fans of what…

Code Vein Review

To say I’ve been enamored with everything surrounding Code Vein since the initial announcement trailer in April 2017 is a bit of an understatement. The latest new IP coming out of Bandai Namco and the God Eater team, both myself…

The Sojourn Review

“Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.” -Discworld by Terry Pratchett Title: The Sojourn Publisher: Iceberg…

Children of Morta Review

Roguelikes are increasingly becoming all too familiar. There’s an overabundance of them releasing on a pretty consistent basis, and the unimagined feel identical to one another way too often. However, there are a few shining examples that keep the genre…

Utawarerumono ZAN Review

Utawarerumono ZAN is the retelling of the original game in the franchise, Mask of Deception. While initially the game clocked in around 30 to 50 hours long depending on how in-depth you went, this updated and much better version is…