• bhlaab posted a message on the post Who's The Big Boss? - Episode 02.

    Press down on the codec screen

  • bhlaab rated Dan_Rob_Campbell's review for iVideo Review: Poi, as not helpful.
  • bhlaab wrote a review of Poi.
    Good for Kids, Okay for Adults

    Poi is a 3D platformer in the style of Super Mario 64. It's a Unity engine game where the end credits are about 30 seconds long and begins with "Created By Ben & Paul" before listing off a handfu...

  • bhlaab created a list Games I Played in 2018.
  • bhlaab wrote a review of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified.
    20% okay 80% miserable

    When The Bureau was first announced as 'XCOM' it met with an understandable backlash. People assumed the publisher was trying to replace their favorite turn-based strategy game with an action shooter ...

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  • bhlaab rated judgereinhold's review for iThe Best Sonic Game Released This Year Wasn’t Sonic Mania, as helpful.
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  • bhlaab wrote a review of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII.
    She's Back!

    To start with, I haven't played any of the other games in the Final Fantasy XIII series, including the two direct prequels to Lightning Returns. Why play the last and most poorly regarded game in a tr...

  • bhlaab posted a message in the forum topic Boycotting games?. on the General Discussion board

    What gamers don't seem to understand is that grudgingly buying a product isn't a boycott

  • bhlaab posted a message on the post Quick Look: Sonic Forces.

    This game's pretty decent, I don't know why everybody wants to take a diarrhea dump on it like the Ticked Off Gamer. I've read the atmosphere, people have been waiting for months to hate this game an...

  • bhlaab posted a message in the forum topic Is the future of gaming screwed?. on the General Discussion board

    If you don't like it, don't buy it. I'm not trying to be smugly dismissive here, it's advice I genuinely wish more people followed.You say that you're worried the bad business practices such as loot c...

  • bhlaab posted a new blog.
    Why I Like Sonic 2006

    Note: This essay was written on a dare. Despite this, my feelings on the matter are genuine.There are two fronts on which Sonic 2006 succeeds in spite of itself. One is cultural, and the other is inn...

  • bhlaab posted a message on the post Quick Look: Agents of Mayhem.

    we heard you like progression systems so heres five thousand of em

  • bhlaab wrote a review of Snake Pass.
    It Mostly Works

    Snake Pass is a platformer where you play as a snake. In each level you have to collect three stones. Optionally you can get orbs and coins, neither of which do anything besides provide self-satisfact...

  • bhlaab posted a message on the post Steal My Sunshine - Episode 05.

    http://vocaroo.com/i/s0DAhx2VIEGt

  • bhlaab posted a message in the forum topic Any long time PC gamers ever try to go back to gamepad for shooters ect... on the General Discussion board

    I can manage third person games, but fps no way.

  • bhlaab wrote a review of Just Cause 3.
    Glaring Issues

    The guy from the Tropico box art has taken over a nation called Medici, which is either in the Mediterranean or in South America. I'm not sure. He rose to power by utilizing bavarium, which I think is...

  • bhlaab posted a message in the forum topic Which Kickstarter-Funded Game Do You Regret Pledging For?. on the Kickstarter Funded board

    Not many of them. Even if they turned out bad, backing them generally means a significant discount (for example, I wish I had backed Divinity Original Sin because then I could have had it on day 1 fo...

  • bhlaab wrote a review of NieR: Automata.
    A Beautiful Game

    This is a beautiful game in just about every way and I highly recommend it. There are a few complaints. For people expecting a standard Platinum game, they might find the combat to be too simple, but...