Looking back at 2012, I have to admit it was a great year to be a gamer. If there is one word I could use to describe this year, it would be diverse. When I look at the list of 2012 games, it amazes me how different some of this year’s best experiences have been.
Introduction Bioware’s Dragon Age: Origins was released in 09 and was said to be the spiritual successor to Baldur’s Gate. Origins gained the respect of many RPG fans due to it’s dark sided and mature nature. Dragon Age 2 has finally arrived with many new tricks up it’s sleeve. Does it hold up to the hype? Or is […]
Dead Space 2 has finally arrived. The first entry caused plenty of scares and tension. Taking influence from things like Alien, Event Horizon, and so on, Dead Space tackled the Sci-Fi Horror genre and came out with a intriguing universe of it’s own. Does Dead Space 2 manage to keep the thrills? Did it lose it’s horror […]
Castlevania is a long running franchise that contains many of horror’s iconic monsters. Vampires, werewolves, mummies, and many others can be found in numerous Castlevania titles. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow breaks away from it’s traditional 2D action-platformer roots and sets out to reboot the well known series. The series now tackles the action-adventure style seen in titles such as God […]
I had never really played a Western video game prior to Red Dead Redemption, partially because of their infrequency and partially because I lacked the interest in a genre that seemed like it wouldn’t hold up as well as the familiar sci-fi and post apocalyptia that dominated the landscape. Compared with the creativity of weapons […]
The best fighting game ever made. Ever.