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:

Destiny Beta – What works, what doesn’t, and why it may be the best shooter yet

by , , , , , and 3 months ago

Destiny. It won our Best Shooter of E3 2014 against very stiff competition. It’s been a heavy topic of conversation in several of our Weekend Lineups, and it has been …

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

by 4 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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TGIF: Gaming Trend’s Weekend Lineup – Explosive Edition

by , and 4 months ago

    WE WILL NOT GO QUIETLY INTO THE NIGHT The Fourth of July is a holiday when family and friends all over America get together to show loyalty to their nation …

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    Overtaking the standard- World of Speed first look

    by 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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            TGIF: Gaming Trend’s Weekend Lineup

            by , , , and 4 months ago

              Summer means two things for gamers. The annual Steam Summer Sale and Summer Games Done Quick. Millions of gamers will be feverishly refreshing their Steam pages to take advantage of …

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              Out of formation- Ace Combat Infinity review

              by 4 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 , and 4 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 4 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 4 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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