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,…

Luigi’s Mansion 3 Review

The cult hit Luigi’s Mansion released alongside the Nintendo Gamecube console in North America, November of 2001. The Gamecube release was the first Nintendo console to not see a mainline, Mario-led game in the plumber’s universe. Instead, Nintendoites got a…

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…

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening Review

It can sometimes seem to the casual bystander and consumer of popular entertainment that there are two letters on any executive’s mind: RE. Everything, from film to television to video games, is now centered on these two letters. Remakes. Reboots.…

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…

Dragon Quest of the Stars Releasing in North America Early 2020

Square Enix has announced that a version of the smartphone RPG, Dragon Quest of the Stars, which is already available over in Japan, will be releasing in North America sometime Early 2020. Registration for the closed beta on compatible Android…