So as the year draws to a close, this is usually the time where gamers and gaming sites like to draw up end-year awards. Us? Maybe. I’m not personally going to be handling the big stuff like the GOTY itself. Instead, I’ll be handling a few “off the wall”-ish categories, starting with the games that came out of nowhere and surprised me.
The Holiday season can be quite a stressful time – least of all because picking up correct presents whilst keeping them a surprise in time for Christmas day can be a real pain. We’re hiting that mid-December time now when people are panicking – and it’s especially hard when you’re trying to buy a gift for the gamer that has everything. Here’s our idea of some gifts that aren’t discs-in-boxes [...]
I’m not going to outright review Saints Row: The Third, but if I had to give it a score, it would be a 7: Riotous fun at the best of times, a painstaking hassle at the worst. Overall, however, it’s good enough for me to continually support this game in the hopes that the series will take a right turn next time. But that is the future, and for now, [...]
Genre: Action/Adventure | Developer: Ubisoft Montreal | Publisher: Ubisoft Platform: Xbox 360/PlayStation 3/PC | Players: 1 Local/16 Online | Rating: M (Mature) Ubisoft Montreal is listed as the developer on most official literature for Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, though the game in truth was developed by a much larger crew, with Ubisoft Annecy, Massive, Quebec, Singapore and Bucharest all credited with having contributed to the game – meaning a hell of [...]
Relatively speaking, anyway. In my personal, never-ending endeavor to consume as much information as possible, I’ve taken to the habit of reading nigh every piece of paperwork that accompanies games that I purchase. Unsurprisingly, with the recent advent of online passes, it’s been discovered that these passes can actually expire. This actually comes as no surprise to me personally, for the reason above, but some of you readers may not [...]
Let’s be honest—it’s easy to make shirts with whatever you want on them in any color you like. Which is precisely why it’s so easy to troll people, especially if you work for a certain company. Uber Entertainment‘s Chandana Ekanayake recently spotted a Valve employee sporting a Half-Life 3 shirt at a local game event in . He snapped a picture of it, which you can view below the cut.
Hey, you like BlazBlue: Continuum Shift EXTEND? You think you’re good? Good enough to win a tournament? Well, you may want to try your hand at winning the BlazBlue Revolution US Finals, because if you do, you and two teammates will nab yourselves hotel and airfare to take place in the BlazBlue Revolution Japan Finals to face off against the best Continuum Shift II players the world has to offer. [...]