Robert Wm. Gomez's

Video Games Log

Here's where I keep track of video games I have played. I rate the games on a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being "highly recommended" and 1 being "forget this game and go read a book or something."

Game Platformsort descending Rating Review
Wasteland 2
PC
9/10 Soon after I plunked down a few Kickstarter bucks for Broken AgeWasteland 2's campaign popped up. Back in... more
Mass Effect 2
PC
8/10 Mass Effect had a really interesting storyline and I was pretty excited to delve further into the universe of Shepard and his... more
Resonance
PC
5/10 Uh oh, here we go again with another mediocre adventure game. Surprisingly, this one comes from Wadjet Eye Studios whose games... more
Wolfenstein
PC
8/10 I have just been plowing through the sequels of nineties FPS's lately. This time it was back to Castle Wolfenstein for me...... more
Shardlight
PC
9/10 Wadjet Eye continues their run of solid point and click adventures with their latest, Shardlight. This may be their... more
The Longest Journey
PC
8/10 Fresh off of completing Broken Sword, I decided to continue my point-and-click adventure gaming with The Longest... more
Game of Thrones
PC
8/10 This has been my least favorite of the Telltale Choose Your Own Adventure style adventures. I think my main problem... more
Resident Evil: Revelations
PC
7/10 I understand that this game was originally a Nintendo 3DS launch title. So, by the standards of portable gaming, this is not a... more
The Blackwell Epiphany
PC
9/10 The fifth and final Blackwell game continues in the series' tradition of thoughtful and interesting adventures that are light... more
FarCry 3
PC
10/10 I was a bit hesitant to play this game. I really didn't like FarCry 2 all that much. It was repetitive, dull and not a... more
Bulletstorm
PC
8/10 I went into Bulletstorm not knowing anything other than I heard there was a lot of cursing in the dialogue. Well, that... more
The Walking Dead: Michonne
PC
8/10 This three episode tangent does not appear to be connected with the other Walking Dead games. Maybe some of the... more
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
PC
8/10 While Invisible War was not without its merits, it really lacked the depth of the original Deus Ex. This... more
Minecraft: Story Mode
PC
6/10 I thought it was Game of Thrones, but this is definitely the weakest Telltale release. I don't mind that this is... more
Memento Mori
PC
5/10 In the above scene from Memento Mori you are supposed to trick a little, abused girl into thinking she's your friend.... more
Tomb Raider: Anniversary
PC
7/10 This was a rare case in which I finished a game that I had started years ago. I really enjoyed the Tomb Raider reboot... more
Painkiller - Black Edition
PC
5/10 Painkiller is a first generation FPS that's about a dozen years too late. Unlike most modern shooters, your goal is... more
OlliOlli
PC
9/10 One of my favorite games of the coin-op era was Atari's 720°. It had... more
Home
PC
3/10 At first you'd think Home was a retro-looking point and click adventure, but that would be giving it too much credit.... more
Shadowgrounds
PC
6/10 I'm a sucker for these top-down shooter games. This is the type of game I imagined playing back when the cutting edge AAA title... more
Strongbad's Cool Game for Attractive People
PC
6/10 This game has been on my back burner for quite some time now. I play a little here and a little there, but it never really got... more
Borderlands 2
PC
8/10 This sequel is an improvement over the original Borderlands. The basic shoot everything and look for loot game-play... more
Brütal Legend
PC
4/10 I really wanted to like Brütal Legend. but once again Doublefine has created a game that is a triumph of style over... more
Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions
PC
10/10 The original Geometry Wars was one of the purest, most exhilarating gaming experiences of the post-arcade era. It... more
Deus Ex: Invisible War
PC
7/10 This is a sequel I have been meaning to play through for a few years now. The original Deus Ex was very well executed... more
Magrunner: Dark Pulse
PC
6/10 This was a freebie from GOG.com that I went into knowing nothing about it. The first thing anyone who plays the game will think... more
Dead Space 2
PC
7/10 I liked the original Dead Space well enough. The sequel is just more of the same endless dark hallways, jump scares,... more
Shadowrun Returns
PC
7/10 I was initially drawn to the isometric art style of this turn-based RPG. My hope was that it would play like Wasteland 2... more
Syberia
PC
8/10 I've been playing a lot of adventure games these days. In Syberia you play Kate Walker, a lawyer working for a high-... more
Watch Dogs 2
PC
7/10 Watch Dogs 2 is pretty much a straight up Grand Theft Auto clone. But instead of playing an immoral mobster... more
Darksiders II
PC
8/10 The first Darksiders was a blatant rip-off of (some might say "homage to") the The Legend of Zelda. While it... more
Braid
PC
10/10  Braid got a lot of critical praise when it was released for Xbox. When it went on sale for the PC on Steam for $4.99... more
Hotline Miami
PC
8/10 Hotline Miami is an ultraviolent, fast-paced arcade-style game that owes a lot to Smash T.V. and Berzerk... more
Dead Space
PC
8/10 Aim for the arms! Aim for the arms, dammit! Ever since I installed my completely unnecessary 5.1 surround audio speakers to my... more
The Shivah
PC
8/10 Having finished the wonderful Blackwell series, I wanted to try some of Wadjet Eye's other offerings. The Shivah... more
Zeno Clash
PC
8/10 Zeno Clash brings brawling and melee combat to the FPS genre and makes it work. Whenever a game has attempted this in... more
Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP
PC
8/10 Sword & Sworcery is a bit more art than video game. In fact, the game itself is more of a container for the synth-... more
Outlast
PC
8/10 Outlast is one of the most nerve-racking games I have played. The game delights in distracting your attention then... more
The Elder Scrolls IV - Oblivion
PC
9/10 Oblivion is a huge, open-world RPG made by the same folks who made Fallout 3. In fact, it plays very much... more
Wolfenstein: The New Order
PC
9/10 It's been a little while since I've played a current generation FPS, so maybe I just impressed with the slickness of it all,... more
FarCry Blood Dragon
PC
8/10 When I heard that this game featured Michael Biehn as the main voice actor I was intrigued. When I saw that it was an over-the-... more
Fallout 3
PC
9/10 Fallout 1 and 2 are two of my favorite computer games. Those games had a great style to them, engaging post-apocalyptic story... more
Spec Ops: The Line
PC
9/10 Have you ever wanted to be the star of your very own nihilistic, anti-war fever dream? Well, look no further than Spec Ops... more
Primordia
PC
9/10 Primordia is an absolutely beautiful point and click adventure from Wadjet Eye Games. Besides the graphics, it has a... more
Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath
PC
7/10 This is the fourth Oddworld game. The first two were great 2-D puzzle platform games of which I was reminded of when I played... more
A Golden Wake
PC
6/10 Although I'd give them props for creating a game with a truly unique theme, this Wadjet Eye adventure falls a bit flat. The... more
Syberia II
PC
8/10 Syberia II picks up right where the first game left off with you racing by train into northern Russia in search of the... more
Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
PC
9/10 Witcher 2 takes what was a sprawling and somewhat unfocused RPG and refines almost everything to create an excellent... more
Contract J.A.C.K.
PC
6/10 Contract J.A.C.K. is billed as a prequel to the super-excellent shooter No One Lives Forever 2. What we... more
Assassin's Creed
PC
6/10 Pictured above is one of the many exciting "sit and watch some guys talk" missions from the PC game Assassin's Creed: ... more