Sony

Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst (PS4)

The catalyst for this Mirror’s Edge sequel is locked to a prequel comic. Spend a few bucks, learn why digital errand woman Faith has debts and went to prison. Characters will reference her past as if known, degrading the immediately lean contextual threads of this interactive narrative. Catalyst’s messy, lackluster open world only-a-CEO-would-love design strips… Continue reading Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst (PS4)

Sony

Witch and the Hundred Knight (PS4)

When Witch and the Hundred Night dings the RPG genre for its conventions, it’s smart, observant, and delightful. The satire runs deep. Players serve as evolutionary imbeciles, aimlessly follow tutorials and orders without question in an aesthetically charming yet darkly comedic fairy tale realm – Hansel and Gretel (sort of), but from the witch’s POV.… Continue reading Witch and the Hundred Knight (PS4)

Microsoft

Halo: Spartan Strike (PC)

Just brief filler for the Halo series space saga, this sequel to Spartan Assault’s lethargy sports better combat enthusiasm. Spartan Strike remains hung up on defensive challenges to extend the otherwise meager length, but the offensive push can be a joy. Hopping into vehicles and obliterating the full swatch of Halo villainy (minus the Flood)… Continue reading Halo: Spartan Strike (PC)