Category Archives: Opinion

PAX East 2014: Inside The Indie Megabooth

The indie scene has been rising every year at the Penny Arcade Expo thanks in large part to the Indie Megabooth, a section of the show floor highlighting smaller independent developers and their games. It gets larger and larger every … Continue reading

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PAX East 2014: Crashing Cars In Ubisoft’s The Crew

I’ll fully admit that I’m a sucker for arcade style racers. Give me blazing speeds, unrealistic jumps, and slamming cars over realistic simulation racing any day. While Burnout’s overly long absense has left a pretty big whole in my heart, I’ve been … Continue reading

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PAX East 2014: Unleashing My Inner Monster with Evolve

When I heard that Turtle Rock Studios (the talented guys and gals behind the excellent Left 4 Dead) were bringing their upcoming title, Evolve, to PAX East in Boston this year, I knew that would be my first stop on … Continue reading

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PAX East 2014: Hands On With Below and Super T.I.M.E. Force

Capybara Games (Critter Crunch, Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP) has seemingly been plugging away at two of my most anticipated titles for what feels like an eternity. Can’t deny their past successes so while waiting is (really) hard, it’s definitely … Continue reading

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PAX East 2014: Breaking (More) Bones With Trials Fusion

Happy Trials Fusion week everyone. With the new title now available across the PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, I figured what better time to tell you all about my time with the hard as nails dirt bike game? The … Continue reading

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PAX East 2014: Hands On With Murdered: Soul Suspect

Murdered: Souls Suspect is a game that shouldn’t appeal to me. It lacks fast paced action, doesn’t involve competitive multiplayer, and isn’t even another shooter. Even after all that there’s something really unique about it that pulled me in and I knew I … Continue reading

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PAX East 2014: Watch_Dogs Hands Off Demo Impressions

In an effort to be completely transparent with you guys, Watch_Dogs still remains one of my most anticipated upcoming titles. It was the major reason why I made the jump to next generation consoles as well and even though it was … Continue reading

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(Over) Analyzing The Recent Borderlands Pre-Sequel Rumors

(UPDATE: Looks like this one is confirmed now.) Recently, I’ve seen a rumor crop up about a pre-sequel Borderlands game set to release later this year, taking place between the events of Borderlands 1 and 2. I read through them … Continue reading

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Community Post: The Levels Make The Plumber

With the month of February coming to a close (so quickly?), the gang and I over at United We Game are doing something to close the month out with a bang. Through out the week, various writers (including myself) are … Continue reading

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Irrationally Crazy! Irrational Games Shutting Down and My Thoughts

My first impulse after hearing the news that one of my favorite developers was shutting down forever was to immediately rush here and create a post about it. I gave it a second thought and decided to wait and collect … Continue reading

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Titanfall Beta Impressions

Arguably the most anticipated “launch window” title for the Xbox One is Titanfall from the guys over at Respawn Entertainment. After it’s reveal last year at E3, the game has been sweeping through shows and events leaving both industry folk … Continue reading

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Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Impressions Or How The Franchise Won Me Back

Assassin’s Creed has always held a soft spot in my heart. Bringing historical fiction in line with engaging gameplay is one of the many reasons why I love this franchise. Being able to set foot in places you only read … Continue reading

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Criterion Games Co-Founders Depart Studio

Some surprising news came out late last week as Criterion Games co-founders, Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry have left the UK based studio best known for giving us the Burnout franchise. Interestingly enough, they’re once again going to be founding … Continue reading

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Gamer Crash Awards 2013 – Biggest Surprises

The following games on this list exceeded my expectations for this year, whether that means I wasn’t expecting as much from them or they came out of no where to really floor me. Isn’t that the best feeling though? Nothing … Continue reading

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State of Decay: Breakdown Impressions – Defying Death

My head was throbbing as I awoke on the side of the road. My stomach, clearly hungry, was yelling for any sort of food but as my brain kicked into gear, I was suddenly reminded of the world I was … Continue reading

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