The Illusion of the Moral Choice

For quite a while now, game designers have been working moral choices into video games. Gamers find themselves having to make decisions that will shape their characters, making them the ultimate hero or the diabolical villain. Many games have been praised for forcing people to actually think about what they want to do in a […]

Alpha Protocol

A wonderful action-RPG, offering the player tons of choice and real-life consequences!  Where have I heard that before?  This is not a simple Mass Effect game cloned in the James Bond environment, it does have it’s bugs and it also has elements that set it apart from the Mass Effect series.  Elements, that this writer […]

The Summer Of PC Gaming : 2010

Summer is almost here.  Tanning on the beach, soft sand, foamy ocean waves….well, unless you are on the Gulf Coast.  Pool parties, Bar-B-Q’s, catching fireflies and roasting marshmallows.  Excited?  Me either, all that stuff makes me shudder–jellyfish stings, sunburn, sand in crevices, vacuuming the pool, chlorine stinging your eyes, who needs it?  Thank goodness we […]

Weekly Byte for 6/1/2010

New Releases Tuesday June 1st Alpha Protocol – $49.99, The Espionage RPG Sims 3 Ambitions – $39.99 – Meticulous career control for your Sims News Bytes DRM Alert!!! So this week, we have good news and bad news on the DRM front.  First, the good.  A Blizzard representative was quoted saying that Anti-piracy efforts, on […]