Games

May 19, 2008

Only once in a while do games really remind you of why you play video games in the first place. Grand Theft Auto IV is one such a game. On the surface it may seem like a mindless romp: running over pedestrians, firing on hotdog stands and soliciting in the service of prostitutes; it is [...]

May 12, 2008

Game: Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six:Vegas 2 Platform: Xbox 360, PC Genre: Tactical Shooter Developer: Ubisoft Montreal Publisher: THQ I’ve always looked sadly upon the Rainbow Six series. What a run its hard. From the glory days of its first instalments, Rainbow Six, Rouge Spear, and Raven Shield, it has completely and utterly fallen from grace. [...]

May 12, 2008

Game: Stuntman: Ignition Genre: Action Racer Developer: Paradigm Entertainment Publisher: THQ Stuntman: Ignition is the sequel to the stunt driving game, Stuntman released on the PS2. It does try to improve the formula but that still isn’t enough to save this title from being left alone on store shelves. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to [...]

May 5, 2008

I received a text from fellow game reviewers Ryback (yes, he named his internet alter-ego after Casey Ryback, aka Steven Seagal) and shinigami during the holidays, inviting me to a LAN. We all collected up our 1338 (1338>1337) computers and showed them off to each other. I stared through Ryback’s CPU viewing window, and he [...]

April 28, 2008

Game: Gears of War Genre: 3rd Person Shooter Publisher: Epic Games Fucking hell. Gears of War is great. It’s not perfect, but it’s still pretty amazing. Many production houses badly try to do the whole sci-fi shooter thing. At last we have a game that doesn’t. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

April 7, 2008

Game: Burnout Paradise Genre: Arcade Racer Developer: Criterion Games Publisher: EA Games Burnout Paradise flat spins the Burnout franchise in an entirely new direction, creating a huge open world named Paradise City. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

March 24, 2008

FullTilt – www.fulltiltpoker.com The best/most popular poker site on the internet. It has the highest proportion of MILF poker professionals in its team and also includes great poker players like Phil Ivey, Mike Matusow, Gus Hansen and Erik Seidel. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

March 24, 2008

Genre: Party/Fun Console: Wii Cooking Mama: Cook Off , the squeal to Cooking Mama for Nintendo DS, was released for the Wii last year. Made in Japan, you definitely get a taste (hah! Pun!) of their quirky style. From its opening screen to the game descriptions in bad Engrish, it’s full of touches of innocent [...]

March 17, 2008

If you haven’t played Half Life you can’t call yourself a gamer. I don’t care if you own an Xbox 360, a Wii and a state of the art quad core duo LAN rig. If you haven’t played Half Life, you aren’t qualified to game. Period. Gaining over fifty game of the year awards in [...]