Impressions

Darkness brings promise: Hands-on impressions of Perception

by 4 months ago

“Something unique”  is the main idea that drove ex-Irrational developer Bill Gardner when he began to flesh out Perception. Gardner is a self-admitted fan of the horror genre, but he …

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A triptych of target termination — hands-on with Hitman’s Beta on PC

by 6 months ago

This past weekend we finally got our hands on the near-final beta test of Hitman -- the reboot of the franchise from IO Interactive and SquareEnix.  I ran the game …

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A triptych of target termination — hands-on with Hitman’s Beta on PC

by 6 months ago

This past weekend we finally got our hands on the near-final beta test of Hitman -- the reboot of the franchise from IO Interactive and SquareEnix.  I ran the game …

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Neo-retro gaming on the small screen : Minecraft Wii U Edition

by 7 months ago

Mojang’s smash hit, Minecraft, is now available for Nintendo’s Wii U. It comes complete with low-res textures, blocky trees and even blockier animals; often referred to as digital Lego, it …

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Assassin’s Creed – the comic series parts four and five

by 7 months ago

The fourth installment of the Assassin’s Creed comic series continues to follow the exploits of hard-hearted Assassin Tom Stoddard as he seeks to safely secure an artifact that could tip …

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Assassin’s Creed – the comic series parts two and three

by 8 months ago

Part two of the Assassin’s Creed comic series jumps us right to our hero Char’s maiden dive inside the ancestral mind of Tom Stoddard, a member of the Assassin’s Brotherhood …

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Rail Gun Kickstarter Preview

by 8 months ago

From the SuperScope on the NES to the Sniper Scope rifle on the original Xbox and PS2, we've flirted with the idea of using guns as peripherals for our first-person …

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Explosions, grapple hooks, and happiness – Early Just Cause 3 impressions

by 9 months ago

Explosions are a beautiful thing. No company has proven that more than Avalanche Studios, developers of titles such as Mad Max and the frantic third-person action series Just Cause. Their …

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Old Hat — Dragon Age: Magekiller impressions

by 10 months ago

For as much rich lore and cultures that the Dragon Age series boasts, you’d think at this point we’d have more stories to tell that don’t involve the world of …

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Assassin’s Creed – the comic series

by 10 months ago

In tandem with the release of Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate, Titan Comics has embarked on a new soft-cover comic series set in the well-worn conflict between the Knights Templar and the …

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Tricks and Treats – Minecraft get Halloween goodies for a price

by 10 months ago

There are a staggering amount of low-res, randomly generated game worlds that get played out there, more than I care to imagine. At last count of all platforms, the combined …

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Distance is what happens when Mario Kart and Tron have a one night stand

by 12 months ago

It's got daddy's looks and mommy's attitude. I’ve never been a huge fan of racing games that take place in realistic environments, such as modern cities or real-world race tracks. I …

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