Hairbrained Schemes vision of Shadowrun Returns rings true to the source material. It does it so well in fact, I researched further to understand how they were able to do such a great job! I discovered that Jordan Weisman, the creator of Shadowrun, was also the lead designer for Shadowrun Returns. Fantastic! This is the definitive Shadowrun experience.
We have seen gaming make some major strides over the last few years. BioWare set out to do the impossible by making a trilogy where decisions you made in game 1 could affect the outcome of game 3. Yeager Development forever changed the way many of us will look at the military First Person Shooter. Naughty […]
In 2010, Ukrainian developer 4A Games introduced us to the melancholy darkness of the post-apocalyptic Moscow Metro with their debut game Metro 2033. The game followed the story from Dmitry Glukhovsky’s cult classic novel of the same name, and it put 4A Games on the map with their ability to create amazing atmosphere and some […]
Last year Eugen Systems and Focus Home Interactive brought us Wargame European Escalation, a Cold War Era war game/RTS hybrid that focused heavily on detailed representation of its military hardware. The game took some of the interface functionality from Eugen’s previous game R.U.S.E. and retooled it into a new game that was both incredibly detailed […]
Online shooters have evolved a lot over the last several years. From different classes to unlock-able perks and weapons, they have grown to a point where being competitive means spending a decent amount of time learning the classes and unlocking the extras. The problem with this evolution is sometimes you just want to jump into a game […]
Paradox has always been known for their strategy games. The company’s primary strategy series began with Europa Universalis and has branched out into several other games. These have a reputation of being extremely complicated and having a learning curve like a brick wall, prohibitive to all but the most determined gamers.