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Sunday, January 29 2012

The Best Games of 2011

This year was a year when something called Lesbian Spider-Queens of Mars could be celebrated alongside the latest Gears of War game. This was a year in which one of the most reviled games, Dragon Age II, was also one of the most revered.


Reviews

Thursday, February 21 2013

Dead Space 3

This is sci-fi action interspersed with some of the most memorable disaster sequences ever seen in a game. There’s little to no horror, and that’s a good thing.


Sunday, March 27 2011

Dead Space 2: Severed

Gabe and Lexine were interesting and likable characters in Extraction, and introducing them now as a married couple on the verge of starting a family is certainly an unexpected development in their relationship. However,the whole relationship is just a conceit to get a man moving from Point A to Point B.


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.


Thursday, February 25 2010

Dante's Inferno

As an interpretation of the poem it's a muddled, ridiculous mess. As an action game, it's a decent brawler with some impressive levels and some annoying platforming.


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.


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