• Shootmania Storm

    Listen up grumpy old gamers, it’s time to grab your easy-open arthritis medicine, glue your toupees on extra tight, and buckle up for some old...

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    Listen up grumpy old gamers, it’s time to grab your easy-open arthritis medicine, glue your toupees on extra tight, and buckle up for some old school shooting!  These punk kids today with their Battlefields and Calls of Duty are all a bunch of spoiled little sissies!  Back in the old days, we knew how to...
  • Do Sequels Really Kill Creativity And Innovation?

    Recently, Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls designer David Cage made a controversial statement to Official Playstation Magazine stating that video game sequels are killing...

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    Recently, Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls designer David Cage made a controversial statement to Official Playstation Magazine stating that video game sequels are killing creativity and innovation within the industry. The easiest example to site in this case would be the Call Of Duty games. COD games haven’t really evolved much in recent years....
  • How the PS3 Excelled and Failed at Delivering the Goods

    It is a new year, which is also a new year in gaming and a new era rapidly approaches. Nintendo has already taken that first...

    It is a new year, which is also a new year in gaming and a new era rapidly approaches. Nintendo has already taken that first big step with the Wii U’s release in November of 2012, but both Microsoft and Sony have yet to pull the trigger when it comes to even announcing their next...
  • Top 5 Modern Isometric Games

    With two amazing isometric games coming out in the form of Project Eternity and Path of Exile 2013, it looks like the visual format might...

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    With two amazing isometric games coming out in the form of Project Eternity and Path of Exile 2013, it looks like the visual format might be making a return from the old SNES days. Isometric games are ones that use floor tiles at a ratio different than 1:1, with their horizontal width being greater than...
  • Top 5 Minecraft Mods

    Minecraft is one of the most successful games of this generation, topping the XBLA and PC charts with its huge amount of sales. However, the...

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    Minecraft is one of the most successful games of this generation, topping the XBLA and PC charts with its huge amount of sales. However, the game has much more to offer than just continuous updates and an infinite world. The game has a huge mod community attached to it, so there’s a huge amount of...
  • Is the Gaming Industry Making a Renewed Push Toward Strong Survival Horror?

    The highly anticipated release of The Evil Within, a new hardcore survival horror game from Shinji Mikami, and a pioneer of all-time great survival horror...

    The highly anticipated release of The Evil Within, a new hardcore survival horror game from Shinji Mikami, and a pioneer of all-time great survival horror games, will be released next month. In recent weeks, other major survival horror-themed game titles have been announced. It seems like a collective push toward survival horror. As a fan...
  • The Potential of Grand Theft Auto V to Be Great or Awful

    When it comes to Rockstar games, I’ll admit that I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with them. In a way, I grew up...

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    When it comes to Rockstar games, I’ll admit that I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with them. In a way, I grew up playing Grand Theft Auto games, starting back in 1997 when the original Grand Theft Auto was released for the PC. It was a fascinating and exciting game which was only...
  • HotS Beta Impression #3: Swarm Hosts

      Saying I have been impressed by what I have experienced on the HotS Beta over the past few weeks would be a huge understatement....

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      Saying I have been impressed by what I have experienced on the HotS Beta over the past few weeks would be a huge understatement. Every race has gotten new units that fit nicely into current unit compositions, while also allowing the birth of new compositions and new strategies. For the most part, there does...
  • PlayStation 4, Xbox One In the Wild

    Consoles reviews are stupid, at least in a traditional sense.  The real reason so many publications trot them out is not actually to provide a...

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    Consoles reviews are stupid, at least in a traditional sense.  The real reason so many publications trot them out is not actually to provide a well-rounded and informative take on a new piece of hardware, but rather to rack up views from people who want a number to quantify their excitement.  Both the PlayStation 4...
  • Monster’s Planet

    Monster’s Planet is a creature breeding game on Facebook that was created by Plinga. The game’s cute look and simple system of acquiring new monsters...

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    Monster’s Planet is a creature breeding game on Facebook that was created by Plinga. The game’s cute look and simple system of acquiring new monsters makes it seem like it was designed with younger children in mind. However, there’s very little interaction with the monster’s; so whether a child would be willing to continue playing...