Sunday, February 22 2009
To save the human race, Nathan Hale has to become more and more Chimeran and he knows it. But that's okay -- he's Bruce Willis from Die Hard 4 with a death wish.
Thursday, February 19 2009
All three games in the Penumbra series feature eerie, unrelenting spaces within which you can find genuinely interesting scenarios and, from time to time, actual frightening encounters with otherworldly forces.
Thursday, January 8 2009
Call of Duty: World at War's catalysts for combat personalize the brutality that the player will mete out on the Axis by dehumanizing and "othering" the Japanese and the Germans as barbarians and monsters.
Tuesday, December 16 2008
Playing as the infected and coordinating with your team as you try and stop the survivors from reaching the safe room is just as fun and fleshed-out as playing as the survivors.
Thursday, December 11 2008
The hybridization of Quantum of Solace's first person mechanics with gameplay styles more often found in third person action titles lends the Bond game a curiously more elegant and thoughtful approach to first-person shooting.
Tuesday, December 9 2008
What truly shines in Quantum of Solace is the single player mode, not the multiplayer that the series has become notorious for.
Thursday, September 25 2008
Things like plot, moral compasses, characters and dialogue are all secondary concerns in Mercenaries 2.
Tuesday, July 1 2008
Topics at the heart of Haze include the futility of war, torture, enhancement drugs, and the notion of private military corporations.
Sunday, March 2 2008
Turok has some sneaky ways of getting the dinos to do his bidding by luring them with flares to enemy forces, allowing the player to sit back and watch the carnage ensue.
Thursday, January 10 2008
Call of Duty 4 is a game that warrants its "Mature" rating for far more complex reasons than simply the degree of violence present.