From the creators of the Crysis games and Ryse: Son of Rome comes a another battle royale and FPS hybrid that meshes horror with competition. Hunt: Showdown is the newest game developed with the Cryengine by Crytek. It’s a world set in the swamps and bayous of Louisiana. Hunt down monsters and banish them back…

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SPOILER WARNING: For those unfamiliar with the Backloggery Beatdown series, these are not reviews, but instead clairvoyant appraisals. The assumption of this series is that readers have already played the game, and are interested in further reflection. I made it my “midyear resolution” in 2016 to play through all of the FPS games that I owned in…

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Developer: Crytek Publisher: Crytek Genre: Adventure, Puzzle Platform: Playstation VR Rating: E for Everyone Price: $59.99 Robinson: The Journey is Crytek’s first project for the Playstation VR. With its beautiful, immersive environments and intriguing story, this game should be considered a staple for every VR user. It’s not without its share of problems, though. Repetitive challenges, near-impossible…

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SPOILER WARNING: For those unfamiliar with my Backloggery Beatdown series, these are not reviews, but instead, clairvoyant apotheoses of gaming. The assumption of this series is that readers have already played the game, and are interested in further reflection. The original Crysis made my “Games of the Generation 2006-2013”list—a considerable feat because I am not…

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