Battlefield 1

World War used to be the go-to setting for shooters, when I was first getting into multiplayer games, but it was almost always the second. The Second World War has an obvious and inarguable "baddie", a familiar...

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst

I first played Mirror's Edge in 2009. My friend bought it for PC when it came out and I borrowed it off him a couple of weeks later--this was before the age of Steamworks or Origin activation. Since then, I mus...

Homefront: The Revolution

I don't think there's a single person on the planet who was super pumped for Homefront: The Revolution. A sort-of sequel/reboot of 2011's largely forgettable CoD cash-in Homefront, Revolution was plagued with d...

Games with Gold Round-up, April 2016

Greetings, loyal readers. We're trying out a new idea at SSM, now that we've got a bigger team. Starting now, every month (hopefully) we'll bring you a quick round-up of the games featured in the Xbox Games wit...

Fallout 4

By now, everything that has to be said about Fallout 4, has been said. I didn't expect it to be so divisive--Fallout is a franchise that constantly attracts 10/10 scores and countless Game of the Year nods, wit...

Just Cause 3

Sometimes it’s nice to play a game that’s just fun. Fun can go quite a long way in a video game to excusing its flaws. Sure, a game might be a little rough around the edges or have an incoherent plot with irr...