Lucious Barnes

PROFILE:

I've been a huge fan and critic of games and movies ever since I had a voice to speak about them. I love power and influence of great storytelling, interactive and otherwise, and now want to be more than just a consumer. My biggest strength in this regard? Almost every time, I'm fair all the time.

Posts by Lucious Barnes:

A Blissful Purgatory – Divinity: Original Sin Review

by 10 months ago

Divinity: Original Sin is a title that seems to speak to a certain kind of player. The gameplay requires experience, and to get the most out of it means having …

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A nice straw hat, but a little loose- One Piece: Unlimited World Red review

by 10 months ago

Right off the bat, I’ll tell you that One Piece: Unlimited World Red isn’t a terrible game. It isn’t even a bad game. At its worst, Unlimited World Red is …

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Still meching to its own beat – Dynasty Warriors Gundam Reborn review

by 11 months ago

Koei’s Warriors franchise is a lot like the Hostess Cakes of videogames. Sure they aren’t particularly good and just different versions of the same thing, but when you have a …

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Overtaking the standard- World of Speed first look

by 11 months ago

    Racing titles are among the first of video gaming staples. Over the years the genre has been described as everything from classic to tired, but they have always been there. …

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    Slow and steady is the pace… -Lords of the Fallen first look

    by 11 months ago

      What’s the difference between a game being hard, and being obtuse? Where do you draw the line between a challenge and a tedious time-sink? These are obstacles most games answer …

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      A party of pinballs – Rollers of the Realm first look

      by 11 months ago

        I’ve never liked pinball. Sure, I’ve had the odd game or two decades ago when I was 3 feet tall and needed something to do in the local Laundromat while …

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        The brightest knight– Batman: Arkham Knight preview

        by 11 months ago

          Anyone who’s played the Arkham games is intimately familiar with their formula for bringing the Batman experience to life. Whether it’s snatching enemies into the shadows, incapacitating them with fantastic …

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          Out of formation- Ace Combat Infinity review

          by 11 months ago

          When I tallied my first impressions of Ace Combat Infinity a few months ago, I admitted that while I’d come to a few conclusions about what the game would finally …

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          TGIF: Gaming Trend’s Weekend Lineup

          by 11 months ago

            It was a fantastic and hectic week for the entire gaming industry, and everyone is in need of well-deserved rest. Now, any sane person might think that after being completely …

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            Get your vice on – Wikipad’s Gamevice coming to the Apple ipad mini

            by 11 months ago

              The designers over at Wikipad have a passion for giving tablet tappers an alternative way to play their games beyond awkward on-screen controller mapping. Now moving beyond their current Android-centric …

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              Lord of the wraiths- Shadow of Mordor preview

              by 12 months ago

                Ever since Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy took the world by storm, Middle Earth has had a place among the world of gamers. LOTR has had many different …

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                Albions new legends – Fable Legends

                by 12 months ago

                The Fable franchise has brought new 4 player co-op to a long lived solo affair. At this years E3, Lionhead's Fable Legends was available for play, and we got to …

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