BioShock 2 Reviewed

BioShock 2 Reviewed BioShock 2 is an intriguing beast. On one hand, it feels much like the original with few changes to graphics, location, or gameplay. On the other hand, the first title is a fantastic game. So, when it’s all said and done, is the sequel worth the full price of admission? Continue on good reader, for your...
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Games to Play While Holding Off for Diablo III

Games to Play While Holding Off for Diablo III Let’s face it, Diablo III may be awhile. Blizzard says 2011 at the earliest, which by standard math translates into sometime by the end of the decade. So, with that in mind, I figure what’s a good selection of action-RPGs, or “Diablo clones,” to play while waiting on the real deal?...
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King’s Bounty Series – First Impressions

King’s Bounty Series – First Impressions When I bought King’s Bounty: The Legend and King’s Bounty: Armored Princess, I didn’t expect anything in particular. All I really knew was that the combat sequences were similar to those in the Heroes of Might and Magic series. The Heroes series never really hooked me so I wondered how this game would be...
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Reflections Upon the FPS for the Modern Connoisseur

Reflections Upon the FPS for the Modern Connoisseur I was a tender young boy, just 9 years old. I had earned my video game laurels upon the NES and Genesis. The Legend of Zelda was defeated at 3 years old. I was fucking good. Then a new game came out. This new game would change the history of my gaming, nigh, all gaming, overnight. That game was Doom 2. From...
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Dante’s Inferno: Developer’s Diary

Dante’s Inferno: Developer’s Diary (Electronic Arts Board Room Circa 2008) Dave: Alright team, I brought you here to discuss new IPs. As we all know, I won’t get that new super-yacht I’ve been eying off Madden and The Sims alone, so it’s time to start thinking up new games for future franchises. We need something new,...
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