Catherine has been one of the most intriguing games to me this year for a variety of reasons. Chief among these reasons is the utter inability to describe what, exactly, the game is. Sure it’s billed as a puzzler, relationship horror game, but what does that mean exactly? Fortunately, the demo released today, July 12, and after [...]
The demo for Dungeon Siege III, the latest installment to the classic PC dungeon crawler, released today, May 31, 2011, and I can safely say Obsidian and Square Enix have offered one heck of a demo. Sprawling over an hour of gameplay, the demo allows players a bite-sized preview of what is in store for [...]
It’s easy to argue that the Lego franchise is running the risk of overexposure. Lego Universe. Three iterations of Lego Star Wars (including one only last month). Two Indiana Jones games. Batman. Rock Band. Battles. Harry Potter. Each released on every imaginable platform. With the release this week of the Lego Pirates of the Caribbean [...]
After a very successful re-imagining of the series with Red Faction: Guerrilla, Volition looks to use Red Faction: Armageddon as a vessel in which to take the franchise’s gameplay and storytelling elements several steps forward. After having some hands-on time with the game at PAX East and playing through the console demo, there is no [...]
It has not been a good half-decade years for 2K Sports’ Major League Baseball series. After securing exclusive multiplatform rights to the MLB license, each release has suffered from a one-step-forward, two-steps-back sense of never getting everything quite right. At the same time, the PS3-exclusive MLB: The Show has shown continued polish year-over-year and represents [...]
Let it never be said that I did not enjoy BioWare’s Dragon Age: Origins. Having beaten the game (and subsequent DLCs and expansions) with every possible race/sex/class, you might say I was a fan. So, naturally, I have spent as much time as humanly possible with the recently released Dragon Age II demo.
Editor’s Note: These are brief impressions based on several hours of playtime in the Beta version and the comments aren’t reflective of the final retail product. Stay tuned for our full review and continuing coverage later this month! My first and last brush with an MMO was five years ago – an eternity in the [...]