Attention! Men I've got some bad news for the sorry lot of you! Those damned beavers are trying to take the southern front again so we're going to have to do something about it! Now you're going to get your sorry robotic behinds out there and turn those little critters into smoldering scrap heaps! Do I make myself clear? Read More.
Previews By Daniel Acaba
If there's nothing else you can really say about Dante's Inferno, the upcoming video game from EA, there is the fact that nobody could have predicted this game being made. Seriously what sort of mad scientist comes up with the idea to turn a story that basically shaped the Middle Ages mindset as to what Hell was into a video game? Read More.
As a game journalist you usually can't help but end up with "pet games" as E3 comes up. These are games that you want to follow and learn everything that you can about them because something about the game really speaks to your interests. For myself, an avid fan of all things Obsidian, the pet game of E3 is definitely Alpha Protocol. Read More.
It seems that with every year that passes we get some brand new spin-off to the Shin Megami Tensei titles. Persona, Digital Devil Saga, Devil Summoner… it's impressive how the list goes on. What makes these games work is that while they're part of the same overarching series each of them has their own spin with the premise at work. Read More.
Ya know, I really have to wonder about the mental state of people who are big fans of the Gothic series? Not that it's a bad series, not by any stretch, but the mental fortitude that's required to play through one of these games to completion is staggering. Only having clocked around seven hours of gameplay between the second and third game the sheer beating you receive from even the first enemies can be a life altering experience. Read More.
One of my biggest surprises at E3 was the announcement of another Warhammer 40k game, this one a console exclusive. This newest outing in the Warhammer universe already looks ready to top the previous lackluster offering on the consoles, Fire Warrior. With a mix of in-game combat and several mouth dropping cutscenes Space Marine is looking like a game to watch this year. Read More.
One of the first Shin Megami Tensei titles to make it outside of Japan was Revelations: Persona. This was fantastic since it really uncorked the deluge that allowed us to get some of the really fantastic SMT titles like Digital Devil Saga, Nocturne and Persona 3. Read More.
What once started off as a rarity in the world of video games open world sandbox type games have slowly become more and more prominent in the world of video games. As consoles have gotten more powerful they have become capable of producing some fantastic in-game worlds. Read More.
SOCOM: Navy Seals is one of the more well regarded first-party games in Sony's repertoire so it's something of a surprise that they would let a fairly rookie developer get their hands on it. Slant Six is fairly new, only having produced the merest handful of games, so what would make Sony put one of their most well known series into their hands? Read More.