Category Archives: Quick Look

Two Wildly Different Games in the “Go Kill Giant-Ass Monsters” Genre: A Pair of Play Tests

Normally when I hit my local fire engine colored rental kiosk and see a game I’m interested in I walk away with only one game. This weekend I spotted something I was interested in checking out but was ultimately wary … Continue reading

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PolyNerdic Play Test: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (Xbox One Game Preview 1st Look)

If you play video games and haven’t heard of the cultural phenomenon that is PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds you’ve probably been living under a rock for most of 2017. If you have I have to ask, ┬ájust how were you playing video … Continue reading

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PolyNerdic Play Test: Hitman GOTY Edition

Hitman is back and I couldn’t be happier. After a bit turmoil a couple of months ago when the property looked dead in the water we now have a brand new, 4 level campaign to go with the already excellent … Continue reading

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PolyNerdic Play Test: Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wild

After a very long wait the first DLC content for the amazing Horizon Zero Dawn has arrived. I haven’t played this game since I finished it back in march and I definitely feel the rust as I struggled greatly with … Continue reading

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PolyNerdic Play Test: Assassin’s Creed: Origins

Full disclosure: I haven’t been a fan of the Assassin’s Creed series since I tried out the 3rd properly numbered entry and bounced off of it within the first hour. Fuller Disclosure: I didn’t expect to enjoy this game at … Continue reading

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It’s Often Hard to Get Your Legend of Zelda Fix When Nintendo Hasn’t Earned Your Money in Ages

I absolutely love the original Legend of Zelda game on the NES and have spent most of my life dealing with spats of wanting that kind of experience again but haven’t owned a Nintendo console since I was a child. … Continue reading

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PolyNerdic Play Test: Serial Cleaner

Ever find yourself dreaming of being Victor “The Wolf” Wolfe from Pulp Fiction? How about Mike Erhmantraut from Breaking Bad? Those men are “fixers”, a job that often has them cleaning up the aftermath of violent crimes to keep wealthy … Continue reading

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