Articles tagged action games

Action Games Are About Escalation, Not Reduction

We grow over the course of Battlefield: Hardline, not so much as a character, but as a performer.

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10 Feb 2009 // 9:00 PM

The Maw

The only major problem with The Maw is the pacing and speed of gameplay. Unfortunately, it's a crippling sort of problem.

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Little Red Riding Hood’s Zombie BBQ

How are we to explain to our sons and daughters that we just blew up Santa Claus?

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Iji

9 Oct 2008 // 11:00 PM

Iji

The thematic choice of the game is whether you wish to play Iji as she first starts out and refrain from violence, or use her newfound abilities to change her into a killer.

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Hellboy: The Science of Evil

Nothing in Hellboy's arsenal or attack set ever feels substantial enough to warrant any satisfaction.

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17 Jul 2008 // 10:00 PM

Ninja Gaiden II

If you're worried that video games are becoming a little too "arthouse" or highbrow, there are always titles like Ninja Gaiden II.

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8 Jul 2008 // 10:00 PM

Kung Fu Panda

It's actually really refreshing to find this kind of difficulty in what is ostensibly a kids' game.

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Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword

The entirety of Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword is controlled with your stylus. That's it. Every single button on the DS causes you to block.

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God of War: Chains of Olympus

God of War: Chains of Olympus has unfortunately chosen to focus on the weakest aspect of the series: the combat.

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Pursuit Force: Extreme Justice

Is it casual? Is it hardcore? Is it...both?

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