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Sonic Mania First Impressions

Everyone knows who Sonic is and what he's all about. You go really fast and you get confused about what's going on until you hit an enemy or some spikes and stop dead in your tracks and that is just a wonderful experience.

Posted 9 hours ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

Strange Brigade is a Quest for Ancient Treasure

Set during the 1930s in the darkest corners of the British Empire, the Strange Brigade is a group of explorers searching for ancient treasures while facing hordes of mythological monstrosities.

Posted 14 days ago by Marc Caccamise, 2 comments

Conga Master First Impressions

Whether you can dance or not, you're not going to want to miss my first impressions of Conga Master. Check out what I think about the title.

Posted 25 days ago by Will Cruz, 0 comments

Fortnite Preview

This tower defense, horde mode, third person shooter-RPG, crossed with Minecraft and free to play elements actually works really well. Yeah, it's a mouthful but is it ever delicious.

Posted 26 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

Hunt: Showdown is Survival of the Fittest Against Both Man and Beast

Hunt: Showdown is the revitalization of Crytek's Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age from several years ago and pits five teams of two against each other to hunt monsters and collect bounties.

Posted 29 days ago by Marc Caccamise, 0 comments

Hyper Sentinel Preview from Play Blackpool 2017

Rob Hewson, community manager for Huey Games, was in attendance at this year's Play Expo Blackpool event with Hyper Sentinel, an old-school, side-scrolling shooter that's easy to pick up and play but tough to master.

Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

Hands On with Bloody Zombies from Play Blackpool 2017

I sat down with Dan Sheridan, communications manager at nDreams, as he guided me through the first couple of levels of Bloody Zombies in four player local co-op and even let me have a go through a level in virtual reality too.

Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

Vampyr's Leveling System Impacts the Greater World

Vampyr offers players a dilemma that revolves around the very core of its RPG gameplay. As a vampire, you need to feed to grow stronger, but who will you feed on, and why?

Posted 1 month ago by Marc Caccamise, 2 comments

Poi First Impressions

Poi is a 3D platformer in which two orphans set off on an adventure with the goal of exploring the many lands that their world has to offer. It is reminiscent of games like Banjo Kazooie and Super Mario 64.

Posted 1 month ago by Ethan Anderson, 0 comments

Aven Colony Preview

City building simulation games aren’t exactly new in the gaming industry. Mothership Entertainment and Team 17's upcoming Aven Colony offers a new twist on the genre. How is it?

Posted 1 month ago by Will Cruz, 3 comments

Tango Fiesta First Impressions

Tango Fiesta isn't what it sounds like. It's a shoot 'em up game that parodies eighties action films. Will you dance your way into battle? Check out our first impressions on the adventures of John Strong, action hero.

Posted 2 months ago by Will Cruz, 0 comments

Friday the 13th First Impressions

It's Jason versus the counselors all over again in this asymmetrical multiplayer experience. Scares await, but does good gameplay come with them, or is your time better spent out in the woods? Renn lets us know.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

RiME First Impressions

RiME is a mysterious puzzle/adventure game with an immediately eye catching art style. It begins as you wash up on the beach of an island with no shortage of puzzles to solve.

Posted 2 months ago by Ethan Anderson, 2 comments

Mr. Pumpkin Adventure First Impressions

Mr. Pumpkin sets on an adventure to regain his memory. Will amnesia get the best of him or will he overcome all odds? Check out our first impressions with Cotton Games' upcoming release.

Posted 3 months ago by Will Cruz, 0 comments

Elliot Quest First Impressions

Elliot Quest is an adventure/RPG that is clearly inspired by old school games of the genre. It's time to platform and fight your way across an island to find a cure for a rare curse. Let me show you what I thought about it.

Posted 3 months ago by Ethan Anderson, 0 comments

Injustice 2 First Impressions

Fans have been craving Injustice 2 for many years. Does the sequel build off the original or does the predecessor remain in the shadow of gods? We got a lot of hands on time with DC's fighter and came away very impressed.

Posted 3 months ago by Will Cruz, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: NBA Playgrounds

You've got all your favorite players from Stephen Curry to Shaq. You've got street rules basketball without a ref in sight. What's not to love? Anything? Will's here to let us know with his first impression.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 1 comment

TGN First Impression: Flinthook

Flinthook is one of the latest platformers and it seeks to set itself apart with its excellent hook mechanic that will see you launching across the maps, but is that enough to make this worth your time?

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap

Back in the 80's there was a series of games that became known as quite a classic. This new remaster is a quick completion, sure, but it's also one of the most beautiful ID games yet.

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: Crawl

Dungeon crawling with all the classic elements you'd expect plus one unique twist - assymetrical PvP multiplayer. Is this game going to be a staple in your collection? Josh gives us his first impression.

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: Neurovoider

NeuroVoider is the old idiom "you can't judge a book by its cover" put into real world practice. It's a twin stick shooter RPG in a roguelike world and it's fiendishly addictive.

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight

Momodora looks like it would be right at home on a classic gaming console, but with a mix of Metroidvania and Dark Souls, TGN's Ethan believes it might be worth taking a look at the game.

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: RBI Baseball 17

The RBI Baseball series makes its yearly at-bat in 2017 with another arcade baseball game that hopes to be just what fans are looking for.

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: Blackwood Crossing

It's the loving tale of brother, sister and a creepy rabbit, but does it do anything unique or interesting with the genre that demands your attention? Ethan lets you know what he thinks.

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: Has-Been Heroes

One of the highlights of the Nintendo Switch reveal has made its way over to Xbox with its own unique blend of roguelike and RPG. Ryan gives us his thoughts and lets you know if it's worth your time.

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: Skykeepers

Skykeepers is a metroidvania-inspired action platformer. It's also a quick completion so I know some of you already have your finger on the trigger. Let my first impression be your guide.

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: The Inner World

The art style is clever and the people are lovable. It's a point and click adventure that many on other platforms have come to love and it's finally available on console. Will gives us his first impressions of the game.

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 1 comment

TGN First Impression: Clicker Heroes

The concept behind Click Heroes is simple enough. You just mash a button as fast as possible until the enemy dies. It's that easy, yet it keeps you coming back for more and more. Renn shares his thoughts in our First Impression.

Posted 5 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 1 comment

TGN First Impression: Uncanny Valley

Uncanny Valley is a 2D survival horror game with a classic visual style similar to Another World and a survival horror concept where shadows attack every time your eyes close.

Posted 6 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: Spheroids

Spheroids is a game about saving the world and it takes its gameplay from quite a few hits. Is it worth your time? That's the question Will's here to answer in his First Impression.

Posted 6 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: Knee Deep

Knee Deep is a play you play. You'll engage in theatrics throughout this adventure game using both clever wit and careful conversation to solve a mystery, but is this play worthy of Broadway? Ethan is here to let us know.

Posted 6 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: Kill the Bad Guy

There is justice in this world... you just won't find it in this game. That's where you come in -- you'll puzzle out how to kill the bad guy in the most devious ways possible.

Posted 6 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: For Honor (Beta)

For Honor's beta may be over, but there are only two weeks until you'll head back into the battlefield for blood and glory. If you missed the beta, Joshua's First Impressions will show you everything you missed.

Posted 7 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: Dead Effect 2

The game is an indie FPS. Ryan's First Impression will send you through the highs and lows of the game and show you what it's all about.

Posted 7 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 1 comment

TGN First Impression: Shantae Half-Genie Hero

Previously a handheld Nintendo darling, Shantae's latest adventure has made its way to consoles thanks to Kickstarter. With HD visuals and a revamped game structure, Shantae might be worth whipping your hair for.

Posted 8 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

TGN First Impression: Her Majesty's SPIFFING

If you're American, you likely are very confused by the game's title. I know I was. But hey, if you get past that there's a delightful point and click adventure just waiting to be played. Is it worth your time?

Posted 8 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: Wand Wars

The world is full of couch co-op multiplayer games. Sometimes, it's hard to keep track. You may not know about Wand Wars, but Josh is here to tell you why this just might be worth adding to your party.

Posted 8 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: The Little Acre

Does The Little Acre have what it takes to stand up against the big adventure games? Does its beautiful art, lovely music, and charismatic protagonists have what it takes to earn a spot in your collection?

Posted 8 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 1 comment

TGN First Impression: Final Fantasy XV

It's been a long time since Final Fantasy XV was initially unveiled as a spin-off to XIII a full decade ago. With XIII's mixed reception, fans have been demanding a top-tier experience from this sequel.

Posted 8 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: Cartoon Network Battle Crashers

It's a kids' game and it's got a platinum trophy. That's a trophy hunter's favorite recipe for an easy boost to their trophy level, but is the game really worth the struggle?

Posted 8 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

Steep Hands On Preview

We got hands-on with Ubisoft's new open world extreme sports IP that is set in the Alps -- here's what we think of the game so far.

Posted 9 months ago by Rich Stone, 2 comments

TGN First Impression: Titanfall 2

Titanfall released after some of the greatest hype that gaming has ever known and it met those expectations. Last week, its sequel released and the bar is set pretty high. Can Titanfall 2 meet that high standard?

Posted 9 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 2 comments

Watch_Dogs 2 Hands On Preview

We got hands-on with Watch_Dogs 2 and captured our experiences of the much-anticipated sequel. Can Ubisoft's change in setting and feel deliver the experience that the first game promised?

Posted 10 months ago by Rich Stone, 1 comment