Trashy gameplay calls for trashy presentation, and sophisticated gameplay calls for sophisticated presentation. However, Duke Nukem 3D is a game that is constantly in tension between these two principles.
Speed is the pornography of video games. Like adding skin to a film, adding speed to a game isn't usually about making the game a more thoughtful experience. It is about exciting its audience's instincts on the most visceral level possible.
Courage and fortitude are what you'll need most during Longing's 60-minute-plus, low-end rumbling tour of loss and suffering, and Bell Witch has mined those very same attributes to create a mournful and resonant release.
Switchblade  drips with a syrupy, devilish disposition, and the glacial space between notes plays as strong a role as the thickness of tone -- which, as it happens, is ladled on with staggeringly heavy relish.
You're guaranteed integrity from a Neurosis release, and the band's latest and 10th studio album, Honor Found in Decay, is no different. It's been five long years since the onslaught of 2007's Given to the Rising, but fans’ patience has been amply rewarded.