Articles tagged ea

Subverting the Power Fantasy in ‘Bulletstorm’

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

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3 Feb 2011 // 9:00 PM

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.

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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.

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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.

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2 Aug 2009 // 9:00 PM

Battlefield: 1943

Battlefield 1943 proves that bigger is not always better.

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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.

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10 Mar 2009 // 9:00 PM

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.

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26 Feb 2009 // 8:00 PM


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

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Mercenaries 2: World in Flames

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

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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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//Mixed media

Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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