Tag Archive: Xbox One

The Dreaded Backlog: Injustice 2

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It’s hard to know where to start with Injustice 2. It is broad and deep, yet simple at to the point. It’s a 2D fighting game featuring superhero characters from DC comics publications.… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Assassin’s Creed Syndicate

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The 2009 film Sherlock Holmes is very underrated, as is its sequel. Peaky Blinders is perhaps a little overrated, but it’s still a riot. Ninjas are also well loved. So why not combine… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

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I’ve always viewed the Assassin’s Creed games like the Lego games. They’re all very similar and my interest is only piqued by a particular setting. Just as I only tend to play Lego… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Mirror’s Edge Catalyst

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I was not optimistic about Mirror’s Edge Catalyst going in. I heard it was an unnecessary reboot. I heard its combat was flawed and its open world was boring. I heard the characters… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Quantum Break

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Quantum Break is several sets of good ideas, all competently executed, then all thrown together. A lot of the experience is a simple third person cover shooting and story-heavy cinematic driven game, comparable… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Dear Esther: Landmark Edition

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Last time I played a famous walking simulator it did not end well. However, I have to say that I adored Dear Esther. Something I complained about in Virginia was that it had… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Mass Effect: Andromeda

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This is a tricky game to talk about. Anyone that pays even basic attention to video games media knows of the problems with Mass Effect: Andromeda. It suffered long delays and when it… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Doom (2016)

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2016’s Doom feels like the story of my gaming life, except it’s also better than that. As a child I played a lot of Quake and Quake II, quite a bit of Wolfenstein… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Sniper Elite III

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It is worth saying before I get into this that I played the Xbox One Ultimate Edition of Sniper Elite III. Some of my assessments are untrue of the original game. This game is most… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

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The Lego games are a bit like the Call of Duty and Assassin’s Creed games. They’re not all identical in the details, but in the broad strokes it’s not much of a stretch… Continue reading