You remember that article I made regarding this latest entry into the Call of Duty franchise and what I think Activision could do to bring the series out of its currently stagnant state? You remember how I sounded cautiously optimistic regarding what the game could be like in order to make it truly revolutionize the genre, […]Read more "[ First Impressions Review ] Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare"
Like a lot of successful games of its time, Blades of Steel started out in arcades as a smash hit that was ported to the NES in 1988. As one of the first hockey games that I had ever played – Ice Hockey being the first – and hockey being one of my all-time favorite things period, this game […]Read more "[ Retro Review ] Blades of Steel"
Alright, I guess it’s time to put on my big boy pants and get this done. I should let you know that I’m not a huge fan of first person shooters, mostly because I’m not that great at them. I’m good enough to get through single player without too much trouble but when it comes to […]Read more "[ First Impressions Review ] Destiny"
It’s been a while, guys, I know, I’m sorry: life has a funny way of letting you know where your priorities should lie, whether you have them in line or not. Unfortunately, for the last little while, they did not lie here and, for that, I’ve been away for a bit. I’ve made attempts but […]Read more "[ Laymen’s Quickie Review ] Murdered: Soul Suspect, Watch Dogs and Child of Light"
It’s finally here. It’s finally freaking here. This is one of the games I’ve been waiting for, for so long. I finally got myself a copy of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes for my PlayStation 3. Okay, I’ve had it for a while now and I’ve only played a few hours in but I can […]Read more "[ First Impressions ] Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes"
Are any of you old enough to remember Choose Your Own Adventure books? I used to read those things by the case load. I loved the ability to read a book but have direct control over what happened to the characters and how those choices affected the situations. Most of the endings were, more or less, […]Read more "[ Review ] Beyond: Two Souls"
I never really liked Saints Row, originally. I didn’t see much of anything special in the original game. It was just a game where you took everything adult contemporary and mafia-styled out of Grand Theft Auto and replaced it with hip-hop culture references and dick jokes. The audience that plays this game seems to be set up […]Read more "[ Review ] Saints Row IV"