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Lightning Bolt Action By Sam

Lightning Bolt Action By Sam

The Metal Gear franchise has always been known for its stealth-based gameplay. Against better armed enemies, it’s been routine to hide in a vent or cardboard box instead of facing the threat directly. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance takes a departure from that tried and true gameplay, and wants you to not only face the threat … Continue reading

DMC Redesign is Dramatic

DMC Redesign is Dramatic

This year in gaming has been a marvelous display of franchise redesign. The number of HD remakes released in 2012 is a large one, with things like the Zone of Enders HD collection, the Ratchet and Clank Collection, and the Jak & Daxter collection. Now, in the first month if 2013, the newest edition of … Continue reading

Classics Revisited: Sega’s CD Experiment

Classics Revisited: Sega’s CD Experiment

If you ask anyone who grew up in the 16-bit era what the best video game company was, chances are they’ll say Nintendo or Sega. The companies were rivals during the early and mid-90s, each with their distinct mascot. Nintendo had Mario, and Sega had Sonic the Hedgehog. Sega released the first Sonic game on … Continue reading

A Lot Has Changed Since We Were Seven

A Lot Has Changed Since We Were Seven

I think when we were younger, playing video games and watching movies, we didn’t really have any standards. Everybody has that one movie or video game they adored when they were younger, but after playing or watching it again years later, they realize what was awesome when they were seven is not necessarily awesome now. … Continue reading

Not Quite a Smoke Monster and Not Quite Hawaii

Not Quite a Smoke Monster and Not Quite Hawaii

Most people that indulge in a lifestyle similar to mine do whatever they can to avoid the outdoors. We’d all prefer to curl up with a good game, as opposed to going out for a walk in the woods. The problem is, that’s exactly what Miasmata is. Not only that, it’s also an educational tool … Continue reading

Wake up Chief!

Wake up Chief!

It’s been 5 years since we’ve seen the starring character of the Halo franchise. He’s been in cryosleep through the “Firefight” survival gamemode, a foray into health-packs, a multiplayer unlock system based on credits, and a studio change. The original Halo developer, Bungie, left the Halo franchise and Microsoft behind after the development of Halo: … Continue reading

Art Director RPG

Art Director RPG

A lot of games these days throw around the term “endless customization options” pretty liberally. Cladun X2 also makes that promise, and it’s one of the few games that can actually deliver on it. Cladun X2 is a retro-inspired hack-n-slash RPG. Players are cast into a series of dungeons, which must be fought through and … Continue reading

Fez: A Game Review

Fez: A Game Review

Allow me, as a professional, unbiased, reviewer, to express my true sentiment towards Fez. *Ahem* …TURNOFFTHECOMPUTERANDBUYTHISGAMERIGHTNOW! Ah, there we are. Fez is a puzzle game, a platformer and an adventure game all put in one concentrated little package. You control Gomez, a little man, who lives in in a two dimensional village. One day, a giant … Continue reading