Articles tagged pc

5 Feb 2009 // 9:00 PM

World in Conflict

Despite its genre, World in Conflict feels less like StarCraft and more like Counter-Strike.

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29 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

A Vampyre Story

Working as a graphic artist on a successful game does not necessarily translate into the ability to successfully write and develop one.

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25 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

Crayon Physics Deluxe

What Crayon Physics Deluxe represents is a game where the author's intent is barely a whisper.

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This is a Cry for Help

Edmund McMillen's collection shows the slow shift from just making games with an artistic edge, through the indie scene, and to the subsequent art games that are starting to become popular now.

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“Each chapter also has its own small story arc, with background flavours involving targeted marketing campaigns, beauty products, brand loyalty, evil products with glossy packaging,

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16 Dec 2008 // 9:00 PM

Left 4 Dead

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.

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The Campbellian Myth of Monkey Island

The Secret of Monkey Island is one of the '90s' best examples of interactive fiction, and it accomplishes this by using a variety of narrative and game design techniques to deliver a Joseph Campbell experience.

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2 Dec 2008 // 9:00 PM

Pipe Mania

Pipe Mania features that holy grail of replayability: emergent gameplay.

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18 Nov 2008 // 10:00 PM

Silent Hill: Homecoming

"Atmosphere" is the key word when talking about Silent Hill, and Homecoming is no different.

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6 Nov 2008 // 10:00 PM

Dead Space

While Dead Space's influences are easy to spot, it is extraordinarily smart about cohesively assembling key elements from these influences into a compelling experience.

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9 Oct 2008 // 11:00 PM


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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8 Oct 2008 // 11:00 PM

Stardock has released a reduced but free version of their political simulator.

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23 Sep 2008 // 11:00 PM

Dracula: Origin

Dracula: Origin is one of those rare examples of the adventure genre that steadfastly avoids humor as if it will irrevocably damage its credibility.

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Quest for Glory II: Trial By Fire

This remake is such a precise recreation of the original, right down to all of the scenes looking exactly the same, that there are no real complaints to make.

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18 Sep 2008 // 11:00 PM


Ideally, Spore is more like a bucket of crayons than a copy of Candy Land -- it's a tool for creating, not a game to be won, lost, or even completed.

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The Immortals of Terra

The Immortals of Terra represents the collision of the niche audience of adventure gamers with the niche audience of Perry Rhodan fans.

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7 Sep 2008 // 11:00 PM


Roogoo simplifies several puzzle game concepts while adding a variety of challenges to sustain the interest of its players.

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LEGO Indiana Jones

The player gets a special kind of thrill out of living Indiana Jones' iconic scenes through animated minifigs.

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21 Aug 2008 // 10:00 PM

Beijing 2008

Gaming should have evolved a bit over the course of the last twenty four years.

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Enemy Territory: Quake Wars

Enemy Territory: Quake Wars' journey from PCs to consoles was apparently a bumpy one.

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Robert DeLong Upgraded for 'In the Cards' (Rough Trade Photos + Tour Dates)

// Notes from the Road

"Robert DeLong ups his musical game with his new album In the Cards and his live show gets a boost too.

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