Video Games Spotlight: Next Gen Survival Horror

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You wipe away the sweat that’s trickling down your face, hear your heart pounding in sync with the thumping of your boots as you run from something, and yet, you’re safe in your living room, with the lights on, playing a game — a survival horror game. The next generation of gaming is here and with the arrival of the Microsoft’s XBox One and Sony’s Playstation 4, a crop of terrifying things await. With satisfying … Continue reading

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Game Review: Life Weaver

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Life Weaver is an extraordinary new independent video game from BioGamer Girl. Life Weaver is based on Amanda Dyar’s 2005 short story Broken Light, and the game was created exclusively by the talented author and game designer. The game plays much like an old-school Final Fantasy game. You’ll fight countless hordes of enemies, level your characters to learn powerful spells and abilities, explore dungeons and caves for better loot, complete quests and traverse through many … Continue reading

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Game Review: Bastion

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Bastion was originally released for Xbox 360 as part of Microsoft’s Summer of Arcade promotion. This annual event typically features some of the best downloadable games the system will release all year long, and Bastion is no exception to this rule. The game was so well received that a PC port of the game was released only a short time after its initial release. The PC version of the game is nearly identical to its … Continue reading

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Game Review: Red Faction: Armageddon

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Red Faction: Armageddon has been called the fourth and final title in the Red Faction series. The series are a group of third-person shooter video games that places a strong emphasis on aliens, space travel, advanced technology, and most importantly, destructive environments. Red Faction: Armageddon takes places entirely on the planet Mars, where humans have learned to live comfortably despite the rough terrain and hazardous weather. In the game, you play as the protagonist Darius … Continue reading

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Game Review: Saints Row: The Third

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Saints Row: The Third is the most over the top, perverted and action-packed game I’ve ever played. The game constantly throws pop culture references at you, and each mission seems to be more ridiculous than the last, even when you think it couldn’t possibly get any crazier. If you’re unfamiliar with the Saints Row series, you should know that it’s a sandbox, action shooter series much like the Grand Theft Auto series. The main difference … Continue reading

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Game Review: Batman: Arkham City

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Batman: Arkham City is the sequel to the hit game Batman: Arkham Asylum from 2009. Batman: Arkham City takes place only a few months following the events that transpired at Arkham Asylum. Former Arkham Asylum warden Quincy Sharp is now mayor of Gotham City. Sharp has ordered that the inmates of Arkham Asylum be moved into a sealed off area of Gotham. Batman: Arkham City begins with Bruce Wayne being abducted by Dr. Hugo Strange. … Continue reading

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Game Review: Rage

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Rage is set in a post-apocalyptic world. After a massive asteroid nearly destroys the planet and wipes out all of humanity, the world is repopulated and rebuilt by the remaining members of the human race. Humanity was spared extinction thanks to the quick action of the world’s governments to initiate a plan to place humans in hibernation inside of underground vaults. Not all of the vaults have been recovered however, and your characters vault was … Continue reading

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Game Review: Magic: The Gathering — Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012

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Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012 was released simultaneously for Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC via Steam on June 15, 2011. Magic 2012 is the direct sequel to the hit title Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers that was originally released back in 2009. If you’re not familiar with Magic: The Gathering, it’s a collectible card game that was created back in 1993 by a man named Richard Garfield. … Continue reading

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