Vitals Game: Red Dead Redemption Developer: Rockstar Games Release: Available Now Platform: XBox 360, PlayStation 3 I suppose I should start out by confessing that I had to invoke the Twelve-Hour rule on Red Dead Redemption. The Twelve-Hour Rule absolves me as a reviewer (and a gamer, first and foremost) from having to play more [...]
Alan Wake is a game that puts its protagonist in a situation where they must reunite with a loved one by using light to overcome the darkness. Videogames usually have similar struggles occurring within them to give the player enough incentive to take part in the game and keep playing. But there’s also the meta-struggle [...]
My Desk is 8-Bit, by Alex Varanese, is a conceptual video done with stop-motion animation. The video depicts an 8-bit sidescrolling helicopter flying and blasting through a city, complete with explosions, lost lives, and blocky graphics.
. Released earlier this month, NIER‘s first (and thus far only) downloadable content is available on both Xbox LIVE Marketplace and PlayStation Network for 560 space bucks / $6.99. The DLC pack, entitled “The World of Recycled Vessel”, will see you assuming the role of Nier the younger, previously found only in the Japanese PS3 [...]
VITALS Game: NIER (NieR Gestalt) Developer: Cavia Released: April 27, 2010 Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 . I began playing NIER fully expecting to hate it. I looked forward to ripping it apart come time for review. I actually took notes while playing just to be ready for all of the awful dialogue and design [...]
In recent months, the video game industry has seen the same hard financial times that the rest of the world has. There are, it seems, plenty of publishers and developers with targets on their foreheads, ready for acquisition.
You could call the original Picross DS, the bastard lovechild of Sudoku and Minesweeper, one of the most addictive puzzle games on a hand-held console. Using numeric clues, you use logic and the process of elimination to correctly fill grids with patterns of dots that result in a picture once the puzzle has been solved. [...]