Author: Dan Laframboise


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One Hour Tour: Need For Speed Payback

One Hour Tour: Need For Speed Payback

Welcome to another One Hour Tour! I know I’ve been spotty lately, but work is getting in the way! Hoping to go back to a normal schedule early next year. This week, I’m taking you guys on a ride (pun intended) with Need For Speed Payback. I reviewed the game last week and I’ve been thoroughly enjoying my time with it; it’s honestly the second NFS in which I’ve spent the most time in behind Need For Speed Carbon. Despite the hilariously badly delivered voiceovers and mediocre visuals, the game’s gameplay holds up....

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ICYMI: You Got Some Turtles In My Injustice 2

ICYMI: You Got Some Turtles In My Injustice 2

For some reason, NetherRealm Studios has the weirdest, dumbest ideas for crossovers. I mean I can understand wanting to have their own characters in the DC universe, but after a trio of serial killers and an Alien in Mortal Kombat X, they’ve decided to bring the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles into Injustice 2. Along with the Heroes in a half shell, the developer will also be adding The Atom and Enchantress to the game’s roster. Those who picked up the Injustice 2 Ultimate Edition or Ultimate Pack will have early access to the third fighter pack before they’re available...

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Review: Need For Speed Payback

Review: Need For Speed Payback

Title: Need For Speed Payback Platform: PC, PS4, and Xbox One (reviewed) Developer: Ghost Games Publisher: Electronic Arts Release date: Out now tl;dr:: If Burnout 3 had a baby with Forza Horizon and it was raised by Need for Speed. Price: $60 / £60 Family Focus: Click here for more information. Need For Speed Payback is set in Fortune Valley where our three protagonist, Tyler Morgan, Mac and Jess, try to pull off the perfect heist and steal a one of a kind unique speed car. Unfortunately, as they appear to have successfully pulled it off, Tyler, driving the...

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Play Doom On The Go Thanks To The Switch

Play Doom On The Go Thanks To The Switch

Bethesda has confirmed that Doom is now available for the Nintendo Switch. The Switch version was developed by id Software and Panic Button. The game features the critically acclaimed single player content and a post-release update can be downloaded to enjoy the crazy multiplayer. The Switch version also includes all of the original 2016 release’s post launch DLC such as multiplayer content and Arcade mode. “We’re excited to welcome Nintendo fans back to the world of DOOM,” said Marty Stratton, executive producer at id Software. “This game is all about powerful guns, crazy demons, and fast, relentless gameplay, which...

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Four Titles Enchanced For Xbox One X

Four Titles Enchanced For Xbox One X

Now that the Xbox One X is available in store, a handful developers have worked alongside Microsoft in order to enhanced their games to take full advantage of the power under Microsoft’s mid-generation console upgrade. First up is the recently released Middle-earth: Shadow of War. Warner Bros released a new update which adds the option for players to choose between two different modes: The first option focuses on resolution with increased texture detail, targeting native 4K. The second option focuses on overall quality with increased draw distances, improved shadow and lighting conditions, increased vegetation, improved ambient occlusion, higher polygon...

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Review: Call Of Duty: WWII

Review: Call Of Duty: WWII

Title: Call Of Duty: WWII Platform: PC, PS4, and Xbox One (reviewed) Developer: Sledgehammer Games Publisher: Activision Release date: Out now tl;dr:: Call Of Duty going back to its roots Price: $60 / £60 Family Focus: Click here for more information. Call Of Duty: WWII takes places between 1944 and 1945, starring Private Ronald “Red,” Daniels as the protagonist, as part of the of the 16th Infantry Regiment. Daniels and his infantry will take players through some of World War II’s iconic battles such as the Invasion of Normandy (D-Day), Liberation of Paris, Battle of Aachen, Battle of Hürtgen...

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Review: Assassin’s Creed Origins

Review: Assassin’s Creed Origins

Title: Assassin’s Creed Origins Platform: PC, PS4, and Xbox One (reviewed) Developer: Ubisoft Montreal Publisher: Ubisoft Release date: Out now tl;dr:: Assassin’s Creed RPG-lite Price: $60 / £60 Family Focus: Click here for more information. Ever since Assassin’s Creed Origins has been unveiled (and even prior to the announcement, there were rumours), Ubisoft has been going on about the game being a rebirth, of sorts, for the burnt out franchise. They actually brought some new and refreshing elements to the long running series, which makes it feel somewhat fresh. After a two year hiatus (well, almost… last year, we...

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Cartoon Network: Battle Crashers Coming To Switch

Cartoon Network: Battle Crashers Coming To Switch

Maximum Games has teamed up with GameMill Entertainment and Cartoon Network to bring Cartoon Network: Battle Crashers to the Nintendo Switch. This mashup of Cartoon Network’s biggest characters is a side-scrolling action brawler and will set you back £29.99 / €39.99 either digitally or at retail. Cartoon Network: Battle Crashers is an fun beat ‘em up adventure that’s fun for all ages which features tag-team gameplay, lighthearted humor and off-the-wall boss battles. Players can swap characters on the fly or play co-op with up to four friends with drop-in/drop-out local multiplayer. There’s also a Bonkers Mode where stages are...

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Review: South Park: The Fractured But Whole

Review: South Park: The Fractured But Whole

Title: South Park: The Fractured But Whole Platform: PC, PS4, and Xbox One (reviewed) Developer: Ubisoft San Francisco Publisher: Ubisoft Release date: Out now tl;dr:: A long playable South Park episode with boring combat. Price: $60 / £60 Family Focus: Click here for more information. South Park: The Fractured But Whole picks up after the events of Stick of Truth as the New Kid (the player) gets into a fight in order to protect his newly found friends. Following the fight, the Coon, Cartman, shows up out of nowhere saying he travelled back in time in order to fix...

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