Category: Games

7 tips to become a better gamer

Wonder how you can increase your headshot count?  Curious about how to get better at handling a controller?  Need help being able to make that turn without crashing?  Here are 7 tips to help you become a better gamer.  Special thanks to WrothChild for the article suggestion!

Read More »

The Dark Spire: a mini-review

Are you one of those people who wants an unrelentingly brutal video game? Instead of throwing your controller at the wall, do you just grit your teeth and try again? Do you love the feeling of accomplishment when you finally vanquish that impossible boss? Well then The Dark Spire is for you. Read More »

6 reasons to be excited about Dragon Age Origins

Only a mere 14 days away, Dragon Age Origins is almost upon us.  Wonder what all the hoopla has been about?  Here are 6 reasons why you should be excited about  the forthcoming epic from Bioware.

Read More »

5 Games to play during the Winter season

With the Winter season around the corner here in the northern hemisphere, you might be looking for some games to keep you busy during the slow Winter months.  Join us as we take a look at games that just seem to be better when there is snow falling outside your windows.

Read More »

Brütal Legend review

Brütal Legend was announced almost 2 years ago, to a high level of anticipation.  Not only was it going to be a metal-themed action game with some top notch music and voice acting…but it came from the mind of the gaming titan himself, Tim Schafer.  The game is finally upon us, and I am happy to report that Brütal Legend is a worthy addition to Schafer’s development history.

Read More »

Violence in Videogames

Harvester

The debate rages on concerning violence in videogames.  Some question why it exists, while others argue that censorship sucks and adults should be freely allowed to consume whatever type of entertainment they desire.  I, however, have a different theory.  Let’s take a look at the game Manhunt as an example.

Read More »

Change your pants: Undying

Undying Cover

Clive Barker is a legendary writer and director, known for his macabre and eldritch stories.  Barker’s works have not been limited strictly to film and literature, however…some of his stories have found their way into video games. Clive Barker’s Undying ranks up there as one of the scariest games of all time.

Read More »

Games from my childhood: Crusader No Regret

crusadercover

Massive explosions?  Check.  Spider bombs?  Check.  Enemies reduced to cinders?  Check.  Isometric viewpoint of the carnage?  Check.  Looks like you’re playing Crusader: No Regret.

Read More »

4 Games you can complete in under 15 hours

Space Shuttle Sonic Boom

Previously, we looked at 5 great games from the current generation that can be easily completed in 10 hours or less. Now, in the second of a two part series, we examine four games from the current generation that can be easily completed in 15 hours or less. “Current Generation” means the game was released for the 360/PS3/Wii, or was released on the PC after Christmas 2005. For the purposes of not taking forever to decide which games to cover, I have omitted any PSN or Xbox Live games from this list as well.

Read More »

5 games you can complete in under 10 hours

Cheetah

You love to play video games, but you just don’t have as much time to invest in them as you used to. Which modern games can you complete in a reasonable amount of time? In the first of a two part series, we examine five games that can be completed in under 10 hours.

Read More »