Battle Odyssey Review: Well Matched

Yes, Battle Odyssey is another match-3 game with a dash of RPG mechanics thrown in. Yes it features an energy-based system that times you out after a certain amount of gameplay. Yes, to all of the questions you’re asking yourself as you look over the game on the App Store. But most importantly: is Battle…

Captain America: TWS Review

Captain America is one of those superheroes who frequently gets called out by disaffected postmodern irony fetishists for being “boring” simply because one of the core elements of his character is that he happens to be morally upstanding and believes in the inherent goodness of humanity. I frequently counter that virtually no character is fundamentally…

Cars: Fast as Lightning Review

RACERS START YOUR ENGINES Let me open this review of Cars: Fast as Lightning by confessing a bias; I love Disney. I mean I LOVE Disney, like, possibly in an unhealthy way. I love everything about the place (Disney World, Orlando Fl) and the company. I have been a fan of the animation since as…

Heroes of Order & Chaos Review

If we begin this review by simply explaining that Heroes of Order & Chaos is a MOBA, it will cause one of two reactions. Either you will scratch your head and ask what on earth a MOBA is, or you will have peered around the edges of this latest phenomenon in gaming recently, and are now filled…

Ice Age Village Review

Our first reaction upon seeing this app was – With so many city-building apps out there already, you would think that the makers of Ice Age Village would’ve come out with something more original; especially since the fourth installation of the series, Ice Age: Continental Drift is expected to hit theaters in July.  Well, our…

Despicable Me: Minion Rush Review

Despicable Me: Minion Rush proves there’s still some personality left in licensed endless runner games. Same as every dog picks up a case of fleas sometime in its life, those of us that play video games on a regular basis have been burned by licensed games at least once. There are no exceptions. As a…

Immortal Odyssey Review: Go East, But Not Too Far

Mobile-based massive online RPGs (MMORPGs) are plentiful, and many of them play similarly. That’s not really a bad thing: Given the limits of phones and tablets as game platforms, mobile MMORPGs benefit from being a simple and streamlined experience. Still, it’s necessary for mobile MMORPGs  to find ways to stand out, and Immortal Odyssey from…