The Insight: Hitman 2 Works, But Needs More Creativity

By Shane Ferguson  Hitman: The Complete First Season was one of my favorite games last year. IO Interactive listened to fan feedback and knocked everything out of the park. The huge maze-like levels provided tons of ways to approach each mission coupled with multiple story kills, targets, personal and online challenges. All that encouraged replayability so…

The Insight: Rogue Aces Is The Roguelite Gold Standard

By Shane Ferguson You may have missed it, but that would be a shame. Rogue Aces is incredibly addictive, a 2D, side-scrolling free roam air combat shmup arcade game. While that’s a lot of adjectives, it’s a game that’s nuanced and intriguing. Developed by Infinite State Games, Rogue Aces is a spiritual successor to classics such as Wings of…

The Insight: UFC 3 – The Ultimate Fighting Simulator?

By Shane Ferguson While it has a few issues, UFC 3 is undoubtedly the ultimate fighting simulator of this generation thus far. On the PlayStation 4, its graphical and technical prowess make it a must-have for any UFC mega fan – or casual fan. Skin textures, stadiums and lighting look fantastic, even real at times. The expansive roster…