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Friday, March 25 2011

Subverting the Power Fantasy in ‘Bulletstorm’

Bulletstorm offers a surprisingly cynical critique of the typical heroic figure.


Thursday, February 3 2011

Dead Space 2

In the Sprawl, you’ll see evidence time and time again that nothing is sacred. These monsters are indifferent to age, race, or gender. In this way, the setting makes the monsters even scarier.


Friday, January 14 2011

My Slow Start With ‘Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit’

Racing games still force players to start with the slowest cars and work their way up. Despite my frustrations, this system works for Hot Pursuit.


Thursday, October 15 2009

Dead Space: Extraction

Dead Space: Extraction breathes new creative life into what was one of the most derivative genres in gaming, the "on-rails shooter," turning it from a mindless virtual shooting gallery into a valid avenue for storytelling.


Sunday, August 2 2009

Battlefield: 1943

Battlefield 1943 proves that bigger is not always better.


Thursday, March 12 2009

Lord of the Rings: Conquest

Lord of the Rings: Conquest feels in so many ways like a poorly-thought out genre exercise in service of a fantastic license.


Tuesday, March 10 2009

Skate 2

Taking advantage of all Skate 2 has to offer requires constant attention, a high degree of skill, and an amazing amount of patience.


Thursday, February 26 2009

SimAnimals

This simulation of animal behavior may further the Sim-franchise's interests in simulating human behavior.


Thursday, September 25 2008

Mercenaries 2: World in Flames

Things like plot, moral compasses, characters and dialogue are all secondary concerns in Mercenaries 2.


Thursday, July 31 2008

Battlefield: Bad Company

A first-person shooter focused more on fun than authenticity or a deeply written narrative is actually a bit refreshing.


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