Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 succeeded on the forefront, offering up yet another fantastic multiplayer experience that is my favorite in the series to date. Treyarch’s push to carry out change into the historically stale singleplayer campaigns of the franchise fell flat on its face, that in the end, produced one of the weakest campaigns I’ve ever played in a Call of Duty game. But singleplayer isn’t what the fans of the franchise buy the game for, its the multiplayer that draws everyone in, and because of that, I’d recommend any fan of the Call of Duty games to go out and buy Black Ops 2.
A brief glimpse at the dark side of video game development – in part one, and beyond, we explore publisher-developer business relations, and investigate the concomitant rise of the indie industry
Strike Suit Zero is pretty awesome for any fans of space shooters, mechs, and Macross!
A follow-up to a controversial post with some thoughts on the resulting fallout and a pledge to pursue balance.
Assassin’s Creed 3 peaks in areas I least expected, such as multiplayer, but hits new lows in the spots where it should have excelled, most notably story. Assassin’s Creed 3 is the weakest game in the series since the original, deriving from what made the series so great with its rich, story-driven gameplay, in favor of exploration and side content that I had very little interest to take part in.
The Live Recording of Podcast Beyond 300 is a community event that needs duplication.
The Last of Us is a gaming masterpiece you cannot afford to miss.
Nintendo missed a huge opportunity when they tried to block Melee at Evo 2013.
Have you still not played Kingdoms of Amalur? You really should. =)
This week, I talk about five different games, Indigo Prophecy, Lost Planet, Moto GP 13, Call of Juarez: Gunslinger, and Portal 2.
Telltale’s latest DLC proves to not only extend upon the previous game but provide an entry way to Season 2.
It’s time for another round of Android device and OS market share data. I publish these reports every month to paint a clearer picture of which devices and versions of Android are most popular amongst mobile gamers.
Playroom is going to be bundled with the PS4.
Spoiler free thoughts. Games pretty awesome. Terrible control issues.
The glitches I encountered in The Last of Us.
My thoughts on South Park: The Stick of Truth.
Even if you love video games, it’s often easy to accidentally overlook the strength of the story. Respect is key when looking to experience the full breadth of what it has to offer.
What’s good and bad about the game. Without the spoilers. =)
This is a very personal article, it has nothing to do with the games at the actual E3 event.
Understanding Bioshock Infinite’s deeper meaning through Christian symbolism.
I’m addressing the notion of game ownership and showing people why they actually don’t own the video games they purchase.
Dating is tough. Dating a girl that hates video games is tougher.
Do we make an important decision in The Last of Us and not even know it?
So Microsoft finally changed their mind. It’s reignited the fire back into Killer Instinct. But is it tournament worthy?
Quick Look At: Skara – The Blade Remains
A fun and funny experience involving a cool-looking Chinese MMORPG.
The first game I came across that was unknown to me and looked totally awesome.
While response from Xbox Support has triggered a new concern about the Xbox One, this article should remind you the reasons why your account can get suspended or premabanned from the service.
When Jack Tretton addressed the issue of used games and online authentication at Sony’s E3 Media Briefing, to rapturous applause, he was only taking jabs at the Xbox One, the knockout blow was still to come. When Sony unveiled that the PS4 would be $100 less than the Xbox One, Sony had won the battle of E3 and Microsoft’s hard work was undone.
I’ve owned almost all consoles at launch for the past 20 years. However, I think this is the first generation where I’m going to wait to purchase. Here’s why…