Family Gamer Reviewer

Primary game reviewer of Family Gamer Review. A loving father to two children, loving husband and avid gamer. As the primary game reviewer, my responsibilities are to make sure that the game titles that I review that I can provide the most unbiased reviews for parents and guardians out there for the game, subject matter and other items within the game. I provide the honest review for the game, not based on what the game is, but for how this would fit in for the library for the whole family to play.

Narcosis

6

Fair

Puyo Puyo Tetris

Take one of the greatest puzzle games, mix it with another great series and you get a mash up of epic gaming with Puyo Puyo Tetris.  It is a mixture of the Tetris style of gaming mixed with the flavor of the Puyo Puyo series. General Gameplay Well let’s be honest, it is Tetris.  A Tetris style of gameplay that has been around for the past 30 years that we are all used to seeing, from the original ...[Read More]

Members

8.5

Great

Vertical Drop Heroes HD

Take a Light RPG, a downward dungeon with levels, loot to collect and lots of replay, and you get the game that is Vertical Drop Heroes HD. General Gameplay Vertical Drop Heroes HD is a remake of the browser game that came out some years ago, and now it is available on the PS4 and PC as a standalone game.  The gameplay is simple – pick a character, get the loot, go down a dungeon, fight enem...[Read More]

How To Stop Game Rage With Your Gamer – Or Yourself!

  There come times when gaming can cause frustration, both with AAA titles and games from independent developers. That much is understandable – all things in life can be frustrating, even good things. But “game rage” is not a good thing; it’s very real, and it’s really destructive. Whether it’s the multiplayer portion of the game or the single player, it happens. At Family Gamer Review our be...[Read More]

8.5

Great

Iron Crypticle

A 4 player co-op that is all about getting loot and working as a team to go floor to floor defeating enemies and bosses to keep going. General Gameplay Iron Crypticle is a new school-game with an old-school soul.  Taking from popular games like Gauntlet and Smash TV, Iron Crypticle does a great job of making a 4-player couch co-op that is fun for all to play.  From the visual standpoint, the game ...[Read More]

6

Fair

Blue Rider

  Blue Rider is a top-down shooter that has you going from zone to zone battling enemies until you reach a boss and go from there. General Gameplay You pilot a ship in a top-down view, shooting enemies from floating units to ground turrets, gaining points towards your rampage as you play.  You also gain power-ups for your primary weapon and extra bombs to use against the boss and other enemie...[Read More]

7

Good

Air Guitar Warrior Gamepad Edition

Live out your dreams of being a guitarist for a rock band, or an air guitarist in Air Guitar Warrior! Fight your way through enemies after enemies in 50 waves in this shooter for Xbox One. General Gameplay The general gameplay is very simple with you strumming your guitar and shooting enemies on the screen.  Depending on the strum it can be different types of projectiles that are shot at your enem...[Read More]

9

Amazing

Drifting Lands

Drifting Lands is a hybrid shooter, RPG game in which you go from mission to mission, defeating enemies, collecting loot and then upgrading your ship between levels. General Gameplay The game at heart is a SHMUP (Shoot ‘em Ups) with a balance of collecting loot to improve your ships.   You go from level to level shooting enemies’ ships out of the sky while collecting loot and credits to upgrade yo...[Read More]

5

Average

A Pixel Story

  A Pixel Story is a 2D puzzle/platform game that uses a magical teleporting hat to place a clone of yourself onto other parts of the level so you can use it for puzzle/platforming solving throughout the game. General Gameplay The game is a 2D platformer in which you go from zone to zone, using your hat to teleport yourself to solve problems and move to the other areas of the game.  The “hat ...[Read More]

How To Balance Summer Fun With Gaming.

Now that Summer is here, you’ve got the BBQ ready for the family and are looking forward to road trips and summer pool parties. But balancing summer activities and gaming can be challenging, but no worries! We’ve got you covered with some great, simple ideas that will give you the best of both worlds! One thing about the gaming industry you may or may not know is that during the summer, most game ...[Read More]

6.5

Fair

New Frontier Days: Founding Pioneer

New Frontier Days: Founding Pioneer is a town building simulator that is centered around building a town, hunting, fishing, and growing crops. General Gameplay Micromanage your town from gathering food, wood, wool and other things to survive and get ready for the yearly harvest.  The game is designed to be a true town simulator from getting supplies to keeping the pioneers happy, and other day-to-...[Read More]