Dustin Spencer

Pop Capsule: Reboots and Remakes Worth Watching

Reboots and remakes have gone from a quiet trend to the crutch that Hollywood cannot seem to stop using. Sure, we get some originality, but for the most part – our nostalgia and willingness to buy into a familiar story keep these recreations flowing.  Keep in mind that a reboot is very different from a remake, as a reboot is structured to take a property and move it into different direction c...

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ToeJam and Earl: Back in the Groove Review

ToeJam and Earl: Back in the Groove Developer: HumaNature StudiosPublisher: HumaNature StudiosPlatform: Playstation 4 (Reviewed) Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PCRelease Date: March 1, 2019Price: $19.99 USD – Available Here Overview Nearly thirty years ago, two funky aliens crash-landed on Earth for one of console gaming’s greatest adventures. ToeJam and Earl broke new ground on the Sega G...

8.5

Great

Spyro Reignited Trilogy Review

Spyro Reignited Trilogy Developer: Toys for Bob Publisher: Activision Platform: Playstation 4 Release Date: November 13, 2018 Price: $59.99 USD – Available Here, $69.95 AUD – Available Here Overview Last year, Crash Bandicoot got a trilogy of remasters, bringing back three classics to modern platforms. Of course the collection was successful, which meant that it was only a matter of ti...

9.5

Amazing

Red Dead Redemption 2 Review

Red Dead Redemption 2 Developer: Rockstar Games Publisher: Rockstar Games Platforms: Playstation 4 (Reviewed), Xbox One Release Date: October 26, 2018 Price: $59.99 USD – Available Here / $99.95 AUD – Available Here Overview Red Dead Redemption was one of the most complete and celebrated experiences from last generation. It may not feel like it, but Rockstar’s hit has been out fo...

7.5

Good

Starlink: Battle for Atlas Review

Starlink: Battle for Atlas Developer: Ubisoft Montreal Publisher: Ubisoft Platforms: Playstation 4 (Reviewed),Xbox One, Nintendo Switch Release Date: November 15, 2016 Price: $59.99 USD – Available Here,  $119.95 AU – Available Here. Overview It really isn’t a secret that the toys-to-life genre is winding down to a halt. While we do see minor innovations from time to time with th...

4.5

Poor

WWE 2K19 Review

WWE 2K19 Developer: Yukes Publisher: 2K Games Platforms: Playstation 4 (Reviewed), PC, Xbox One Release Date: October 9, 2018 Price: $59.99 USD – Available Here / $99.95 AUD – Available Here Overview How do you add life to something that is already alive? Well, for a franchise that literally is the representation of an entire medium, you don’t. Sure, Fire Pro and smaller titles e...

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Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle Review

Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom Platforms:PlayStation 4 (Reviewed), Switch, Xbox One, Windows Release Date: September 18, 2018 Price: $19.99 USD – Available Here Overview With all of the commotion of ports and retro revivals, Capcom have yet again taken notice, producing yet another classic collection of titles for hungry fans to sink their teeth into. Cap...

7.5

Good

Mega Man 11 Review

Mega Man 11 Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom Platforms:PlayStation 4 (Reviewed), Switch, Xbox One, Windows Release Date: October 2, 2018 Price: $29.99 USD – Available Here Overview Mega Man has been through a lot over the years. The blue bomber has been revived, cancelled, and at the center of conversation due to how passionate his hardcore fans have been. With that fanfare comes Mega Man...

9.5

Amazing

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age Review

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age Developer: Square Enix Publisher: Square Enix Platforms: Playstation 4 (Reviewed), Windows Release Date: September 4, 2018 Price: $59.99 USD – Available Here / $89.95 AUD – Available Here Overview Dragon Quest is all about tradition. Despite a lot of evolution within the genre, the granddaddy of them all has offered up its change with spin-offs...

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Marvel’s Spider-Man Review

Marvel’s Spider-Man Developer: Insomniac Games Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment Platform: Playstation 4 Release Date: September 7, 2018 Price: $59.99 USD – Available Here Overview Spider-Man has been swinging to consoles decades now. While the much-loved hero has always garnered attention with each new game release, many developers struggled with bringing a fully realized expe...

7.5

Good

Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate Review

Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom Platforms: Nintendo Switch (Reviewed) Release Date: August 28, 2018 Price: $59.99 USD – Available Here Overview Monster Hunter has really taken off in the west during the past two decades. Just two years ago, Monster Hunter Generations hit the 3DS and refined the portable experience for everyone, adding a lot of flare an...

7

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Fire Pro Wrestling World Review

Fire Pro Wrestling World Developer: Spike Chunsoft Publisher: Spike Chunsoft Platforms:PlayStation 4 (Reviewed), PC Release Date: August 28, 2018 Price: $49.99 USD – Available Here (PS4) – $29.99 Available HERE (PC) Overview It has been a while since we got a taste of Fire Pro on consoles. With the release of Fire Pro Wrestling World on Steam last year, we all knew it was only a matter...

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