Joel Leizer

News Editor


Joel Leizer is news editor at The News-Gazette. His email is, and you can follow him on Twitter (@Playing_Critic).

Today's release of 'Agents of Mayhem' is the Champaign-based studio's first since 2015's "Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell," and its first new intellectual property since its acquisition by Deep Silver in early 2013.

The game takes what should be a solid, fantastically novel premise — blind woman trapped on a haunted estate — and mucks it up with unrealistic acting from the protagonist and  far too many supernatural elements.

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