In a year so chock full of Triple-A titles that my wallet is still reeling from November, my Game of the Year for 2011 is a little downloadable title from Supergiant Games.
So, SSX is back. The popular Snowboarding franchise from last generation has returned but is it a glorious comeback or a cash in on a much loved name?
How do you approach reviewing a game like Ocarina of Time? How do you review a game so universally acclaimed by critics and loved by fans? If you’ve been gaming for any length of time then certainly you’ve heard the crazy amounts of praise the original game has received, and rightly so, it brought an… Continue reading Review: The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time 3D
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past six or seven months then I’m sure you’ve heard about Minecraft, the open world, build anything sandbox game that’s become a phenomenon among gamers, even though it’s still in beta. But while thousands praise it, there are many who aren’t fans of it, myself included,… Continue reading Minecraft Meets Medal of Honour
After releasing a slew of free, but not necessarily “new” maps (almost all of the free map packs were simply the base game maps for different modes), DICE has finally given Bad Company 2 players something fresh to chew on in the way of Bad Company 2: Vietnam, a $15 expansion pack set in the infamous ’70s… Continue reading Review: Bad Company 2 Vietnam
Dan Bunting, Director of Online for Treyarch, has confirmed on Major Nelson’s podcast that the first of what will most likely be many map packs will be arriving, as a timed exclusive for 360, on February 1st. Details inside.
I’ll be honest here. Unlike a few of the other editors who had an easy time choosing their GOTY, this was a very tough decision for me. So much so that I considered not writing a piece and am still not sure this is the right pick. That’s not to say that Black Ops isn’t… Continue reading My Game of the Year: Call of Duty: Black Ops
As some of you may know this week marks the 5th anniversary of the Xbox 360’s North American launch and along with it came Achievements, loved by some, hated by others but so deeply set in the industry now that they’re not going anywhere. An arbitrary system usually with no other reward than the satisfaction… Continue reading Achievement Unlocked: A Retrospective
With the months of anticipation over, Call of Duty Black Ops is finally here. Taking a turn from their previous WW2-based Call of Duty games, this is Treyarch’s chance to prove to the world that they aren’t just the B-Team and can do better than Infinity Ward. So, do they manage it or is this… Continue reading Review: Call of Duty Black Ops
Shibuya is an iPhone arcade puzzler from Nevercenter Games, an Indie developer out of Salt Lake City. You may have heard of Shibuya since it was part of the PAX 10, a showcase of 10 of the best Indie games around. It’s quick, stylish and addicting, just like any good puzzle game should be.
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable is the PSP port of the hit PS2 turn-based Japanese RPG, Persona 3. it follows the exploits of a group of teenagers as they explore the “Dark Hour” a hidden 25th hour of day, using their ability to summon the games namesake Personas. These Personas play a pivotal role… Continue reading Review: Persona 3 Portable
The last tidbit of information coming out of the Microsoft Press event earlier this morning was a redesigned 360, as seen in the above video.
More news from the EA E3 Press event letting us know that the public beta for the new beta of the Noscon reboot of the Medal of Honor series will be launching this month. There are two ways to get in for those of you interested. You can either preorder the game from Gamestop (And… Continue reading Metal of Honor Beta Incoming
Announced via the above trailer at today’s EA, E3 press conference the new Vietnam Expansion to Dice’s popular shooter will be launching this winter. The expansion pack seems to be multiplayer only given the details on the official Battlefield blog, but it could contain single player portions as well. The expansion will contain four new… Continue reading Battlefield Bad Company 2: Vietnam Expansion
I know we haven’t updated for a while due to time constraints on all of us here but I felt that this deserved sharing. Indie game dev Wolfire has teamed up with other popular indie devs to bring you The Humble Indie Bundle, a group of five indie games, World of Goo, Aquaria, Gish, Lugaru… Continue reading The Humble Indie Bundle