video game review

Armored Core 6: The Goonhammer Review

After eleven years, From Software have blessed us with another entry into the Armored Core series, and it fucking rocks. Any worry that over a decade of producing games with the Souls formulae has dulled From Software's edge when...

REview: Resident Evil 4

Boy, do I fucking love Resident Evil. Ever since playing Code Veronica on my uncle’s PS1 (not the best start, but it was a start, damnit) and getting so scared I had to shut the game off and run to...

Goonhammer Indie Games Roundup: Steel Defier and Dungeon Drafters

Starting this week, we're doing a new series: Indie Games Round-up. In this series, we'll take a regular look at some of the smaller indie games that either hook us in or get sent our way and talk about...

Darktide Closed Beta: Goonhammer’s First Impressions

After a long week trapped in an industrial labyrinth, fighting off corruption and hordes of heretics, we were finally able to escape the Goonhammer Corporate Offices and spend the weekend playing the closed beta of Darktide - here are our hot takes!

Spider-Man Remastered: The Goonhammer Review

Spider-Man is a great game when you focus on its core conceit and core promise: That you get to play as Peter Parker, Spider-Man, and webswing through a full, if not one-to-one recreation of the island of Manhattan and...

In Retrospect: In Retrospect: A Retrospective

“Are you prepared to travel back into your memories and tell me about your life, in retrospect? Craft your own story and gameplay based on which collectibles you focus on! Health, wealth, love, education, creativity, or spirituality? What direction...

Stoneshard: A Not-Quite D&D Fourth Edition Game You Should Check Out

The worst thing about Dungeons & Dragons Fourth Edition is that we didn’t get a video game out of it. There were a lot of reasons for that -- much of it was timing, some of it was plain...

Halo Infinite: The Foundations of a Franchise

How does one review a greatest hits compilation? You can judge it on sequencing, quality, presentation, but not on originality. Halo Infinite plays like a dream and sounds even better, but it borrows so many ideas from earlier installments...

Video Game Review: Three Kinds of Factories

This is a triple threat review of Factorio, Dyson Sphere Program, and Satisfactory.   Factorio Factorio burst onto the scene in 2016 with an innovative take on the management sim genre that was so well received it has since inspired two successors,...

Mass Effect 3: The End, Finally, Again

And farewell to all that MEss.  I’ve now spent some combined 200 hours playing Mass Effect games over the past few months (with a couple rounds of technical difficulties unrelated to the games themselves near the end), so it’s perhaps...