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
Sniper Elite III
PC
9/10 The Sniper franchise is all about stealth, planning and quick moments of anatomically correct violence. The previous... more
The Tiny Bang Story
PC
6/10 The Tiny Bang Story is a small puzzle game that I think is designed more for younger players. Most of the game-play is... more
Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards
PC
10/10 Leisure Suit Larry is one of my favorite adventure games of all time. Certainly the best of the Sierra 3-D games in my opinion... more
Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt
PC
10/10 Witcher 3 is a massive open world RPG that's full of detail in terms of visuals and story. It's was no surprise that... more
Borderlands
PC
7/10 Billed as a first person shooter RPG, Borderlands focuses on collecting loot over story. There a lot of superficial... more
Unavowed
PC
8/10 At this point I think we can all basically agree that every game that Wadjet Eye releases is going to be worth buying right... more
Elder Scrolls V - Skyrim
PC
10/10 In terms of overall game-play, Skyrim stays pretty close to the system Oblivion used. You roam a giant open-... more
Portal 2
PC
10/10 Portal 2 is incredible. You'll find plenty of gushing reviews just about everywhere else on the 'net so I will keep... more
Layers of Fear
PC
4/10 Another walking simulator but this time with a horror theme. The whole point of this "game" is to make your way through an old... more
Yesterday
PC
4/10 I've had pretty good luck with the string of adventure games I've played lately. It was inevitable that sooner or later I'd... more
Technobabylon
PC
8/10 Wadjet has produced another solid point and click adventure game that makes up for its somewhat lackluster predecessor, A... more
Broken Sword - Director's Cut
PC
7/10 Broken Sword is a point and click adventure game from the ninties. You will spend most of the game playing as George,... 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
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
Nex Machina
PC
9/10 Nex Machina is the (almost) official follow-up to Robotron: 2084 or, as I like to call it, the greatest... 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 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
Vanquish
PC
7/10 Vanquish is a third-person action game that has little to offer in terms of plot or characters. Its story feels like... 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
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
Rage
PC
5/10 Oh, how the mighty have fallen. This game is the epitome of bland first person shooters and Id Software should know better.... 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
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
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
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
Alien: Isolation
PC
8/10 The first few hours of Alien: Isolation are some of the most nerve-racking gaming I have ever experienced. It's a... 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
Rise of the Tomb Raider
PC
8/10 Part two of the Tomb Raider reboot doesn't offer anything really new in terms of game play but that's okay. The core... 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
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