When it works, NBA 2K15 offers compelling content

October 17, 2014

By Matt Bertz | Game Informer Magazine
NBA 2K15
Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC
Style: 1 to 4-Player Sports (10-Player Online)
Publisher: 2K Sports
Developer: Visual Concepts
ESRB: E, for Everyone
Building a championship team is one of the most befuddling jobs in professional sports. You can get everything aligned — a [...]

‘Super Smash Bros.’ for 3DS is a riot

October 10, 2014

Nintendo’s decision to put “Smash Bros.” on the 3DS struck me as an exceptionally weird move, even for a company that pressed its beloved characters into mortal combat in the first place.

NHL 15 fails to score

September 19, 2014

By Matt Bertz | Game Informer Magazine, (MCT)
NHL 15
Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Style: 1-or 2-Player Sports (2-Player Online)
Publisher: EA Sports
Developer: EA Canada
ESRB: E10+
During the transition to the PS3/360 from the prior generation, EA Sports made a gross miscalculation in stripping many long-established modes from the new versions of its games. [...]