Tag Archives: action

The Greatest American Hero – The Chosen One Fan Movie Released

Greatest American Hero

We cover a lot of stuff by Daniele Spadoni here on Gravis Ludus and on Retro Gaming Magazine. I have even been asked to partake in helping with dubbing for Maniac Mansion (it was a fun experience). Now, Daniele is

Splasher Receives Release Date for Playstation 4, Xbox One, Windows, Macintosh

Splasher Playstation 4 Xbox One Windows Macintosh

Okay, anyone that has followed my writing for very long knows I love the 2D genre. It is a dying genre in my eyes, at least on consoles, where developers could go hog wild with the game. I somehow missed

Power Rangers (2017) Review

Power Rangers

This is not the Power Rangers you grew up with. With that out of the way, I do want to say that there will be spoilers in this review – up to the first hour of the movie anyhow. For

Power Rangers Legacy Wars Android Timing Based Fighting Game Review

Power Rangers Legacy Wars

The Power Rangers just experienced a reboot in theaters this past weekend and shortly before that, we got a new mobile game. Power Rangers Legacy is sort of the “game based on the movie” release that we see in these

Nier Automata Steam Day One Bonus Items Revealed, Releases on Playstation March 7th

Nier Automata

Square Enix are quite busy with their work on releasing new games that don’t have Final Fantasy in the name. One such title is Nier Automata which tells the tale of androids and a world left behind by humans. Of

Xbox Store Receives Puzzle Platform Game Shift Happens, Steam Version Drops Too

We are trying a new focus here at Gravis Ludus so expect more coverage of modern games on Playstation, Xbox, Steam, etc. One of the first titles we wanted to mention in this new direction was Shift Happens by Deck

Dex Brings Dystopian Future to PlayStation Vita, PS4 and Xbox One Gamers

Dex for Playstation Vita

It seems the future is not all roses and green grass, certainly not in Dex for the PlayStation Vita. Taking on the role of the titular Dex, a refugee of sorts being hunted by corporate mercs, you must survive the

Rad Rogers Brings Platformers Back on Playstation 4 and PC via Kickstarter

Side scrolling action platform games were once the kings of gaming.  This was around the 16-Bit era and as progress was made in hardware this once proud genre slowly withered and gave way to 3D platformers.  While there are the

X Men Days of Future Past Android Review GPD XD

The X Men are a franchise that during the 8-Bit days was horrible in gaming, then got better in the 16-Bit days and had a decent run in the 32-Bit era.  Marvel licensed games have always been hit or miss

Nvidia Shield Receives Sacred 3

When you are addicted to those overhead action role-playing games but can’t get enough of them, you may have a problem.  The biggest problem is finding decent games in this genre.  Mobile gamers have the Dungeon Hunter series by Gameloft. 

Steam Receiving New Scrolling Shooter Legacy of the Elder Star on June 7th

It is becoming more and more likely that we will see classic side scrolling style shooters on PC than we will on consoles.  That is kind of weird if you think about it.  This is a genre that was popularized

Android TV Receives Super Phantom Cat, Celebrates Nearly Half Million Downloads Overall

Super Phantom Cat, a title that I reviewed in early May, has just made the leap to Android TV.  Along with this release, Veewo Games is celebrating SPC passing 400,000 downloads overall.  This is great news as many 2D side

Review- Vector 2, Endless Running Returns on Android

I played the first Vector game quite a bit.  I am not a fan of endless running games by any means but there was something there.  Something that kept bringing me back for more.  The second Vector game is more

Review – Super Phantom Cat Android 2D Platformer

Ah, I complain a lot about the lack of 2D platformers being released today but I am not scared to speak up when one hits.  Super Phantom Cat is exactly that- a 2D platformer for Android devices (it is also

Ori and the Blind Forest- Definitive Edition Now Available for Windows 10

Old school, 2D sidescrolling, games are not all that popular on consoles for some reason (it is their birthplace).  Ori and the Blind Forest – Definitive Edition is available on Windows 10, apparently the new home of 2D old school

Review- Saving Princess Android Metroid Homage Title

Metroid is a classic. Fact.  There is no real other way to say it.  Nintendo created an amazing action adventure title when they released Metroid.  For years publishers and indie game developers have tried to duplicate the gold that Nintendo