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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Portal “Transmission Received” Achievement Walkthrough

Portal “Transmission Received” Achievement Walkthrough Portal received one of the most cryptic game patches in history today, simply stating in the changelog “Changed radio transmission frequency to comply with federal and state spectrum management regulations.” Your first thought, like mine, is likely “what the hell?” Well, some gamers...
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DiRT 2 (PC) – First Impressions

DiRT 2 (PC) – First Impressions When it’s close to midnight and you’re looking for a game that will keep you up and alert for an hour or two, there is nothing like a racing game. [Just don’t take this situation into a real car. – Ed.] After a couple hours of playing this game, I must say that Codemaster has delivered another...
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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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Star Trek Online Preview, Post Closed Beta

Star Trek Online Preview, Post Closed Beta Well, the Star Trek Online closed beta ended yesterday, and the open beta starts early this afternoon. With the media embargo lifted, it’s time to dive into what the closed beta had to offer, providing a sneak peak of what’s to come in the open beta and final product. First off, let me express my general...
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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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Sodium One: The Future of PlayStation Home

Sodium One: The Future of PlayStation Home With the release of Sodium One (trailer after the jump), PlayStation Home has pushed the microtransaction to center stage. For those of you that do not know, Sodium is a brand new game that is available through Home exclusively. It is a simplified shooter where you control a tank (video below). From playing...
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