We love our video games here at FatWallet — and our video game reviews. Doesn’t matter whether they’re retro video games, our most anticipated games of 2016 or badass female characters, we’re into it. But so many games, so little time.
If you’re on the fence about buying recently released games, fear not. We’ve rounded up five bloggers with recent video game reviews that will help you pull the trigger on your purchase or skip it completely so you can save your time and cash.
Video Game Reviews: Read To Save Time and Money
Fallout 4: Wasteland
Nic Rowen | Destructoid
Sure, “Fallout 4: Wasteland Workshop” is only $4.99 (or included in the $49.99 season pass). Released April 12, 2016, Nic Rowen at Destructoid isn’t the biggest fan. There are some new additions to options in settlement building. Perhaps even more important? Small garden plots that you can manage. For, you know, food. (Read more.)
Dark Souls III
Adam Smith | Rock Paper Shotgun
Released March 24, 2016, “Dark Souls III” almost “takes the best of series-opener (and only non-PC entry) ‘Demon’s Souls’ and mixes it with the best of ‘Dark Souls I.'” And while Adam Smith with Rock Paper Shotgun appreciates the beauty behind this game, “Dark Souls I” remains his favorite. (Read more.)
The Deadly Tower of Monsters
Cathy | Indie Gamer Chick
A comedic video game that is actually funny? Believe it, says Cathy at Indie Gamer Chick. Inspired by B-movies, “it’s a lot of fun, for the most part.” While you play, you’re listening to a DVD of audio commentary from the director of the “movie” that you’re playing. (Read more.)
Bonus! A DLC Podcast
Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata | DLC
DLC, or Decided By Listener Contribution, is a weekly podcast covering all things video games and tabletop entertainment. Gaming experts and callers help guide the conversation, and in this episode find themselves discussing the “Fable Legends” cancelation, E3, and Epic Games. (Listen now.)