Category Archives: Review

Rage Review – Beautifully Flawed

From the first moment you step into the world Rage, you’re in awe of the technology running the game.  id Software managed to create the very impressive idTech 5 engine to power this bad boy and visually, its extremely impressive.  From a … Continue reading

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Batman: Arkham City Review – The Dark Knight Returns To Glory

In 2009, then little known developer, Rocksteady Studios, unknowingly set out and created a game that defined their studio and all superhero games with Batman: Arkham Asylum.  Not settling for the same thing, a mere two years later they managed to release Batman: Arkham … Continue reading

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Gears of War 3 Review – Going Out With A Bang

Epic Games has been working on this one for quite a while.  Originally due out in April of this year, Microsoft made the decision to push it back to a fall release much to the dismay of fans.  In my … Continue reading

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Resistance 3 Review – Survival of the Fittest

It’s the 1950s and the world is in pretty rough shape at the start of the third Resistance game from developer Insomniac Games.  The Chimera have all but won the war, killing off or converting 90% of humanity and things have become pretty desperate for … Continue reading

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Child of Eden Review – Sensory Overload

From the moment you put it in, Child of Eden will have you and everyone else around you in a trance focused on what is happening on the screen.  Coming to us from the guy behind Rez, Tetsuya Mizuguchi delivers a game that is … Continue reading

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Mass Effect 2 ‘Arrival’ DLC Review – The Beginning of the End

With Mass Effect 2 under the “Deal of the Week” spotlight last week on Xbox Live, I took the opportunity to grab the last DLC pack for it, Arrival.  Can’t beat a sale now, can we?  Designed to set up … Continue reading

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InFamous 2 Review – Electrifying Fun

  Whether they knew it or not, there was a ton of pressure riding on Sucker Punch to deliver on InFamous 2, especially from yours truely.  I couldn’t wait for this follow-up to one of my favorite PS3 games.  Another chance to step … Continue reading

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LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean Review – A Pirate’s Life for Me

Traveller’s Tales has been putting out Lego games for what seems to be a long time now.  I’ve honestly never given them much thought previously until they put out their Pirates of the Caribbean version in May.  I figured what … Continue reading

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L.A. Noire Review – Cleaning Up the Mean Streets in Style

Editor’s Note: Special treat for you today.  Since I have yet to procure a copy of Rockstar’s L.A. Noire for myself, my cousin wanted to step in and give a review after playing through the entire thing.  Taking any opportunity … Continue reading

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Crysis 2 Review – Still Beautiful Even With Its Flaws

Crysis 2 is opening its doors to console players this time around in addition to PC players.  While I never managed to play the first game due to the fact that I don’t currently own a super computer, I could … Continue reading

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Dead Space 2 Review – Play With the Lights On

Everyone’s favorite space engineer returns in Dead Space 2 from EA and Visceral Games.  This time around, Isaac Clarke finds himself on the human space colony known as “The Sprawl” on Saturn’s largest moon, Titan.  With the Necromorphs once again the … Continue reading

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Homefront Review – A Solid First Effort

I know Homefront has seemingly divided the gaming community since it’s release on March 15.  There are people on both sides of the fence defending and denouncing the game from THQ and Kaos Studios.  While both sides have valid points, I can’t … Continue reading

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Bulletstorm Review – Providing a Shot in the Arm to the FPS Genre

Tired of the tried and true formula for first person shooters?  Want some over the top excitement?  Look no further as Epic Games and People Can Fly plan to kick you in the face and leash you up into the … Continue reading

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Killzone 3 Review – Intense, Tough, Fun

So I finally managed to conquer the single player campaign of Killzone 3 this weekend.  It was a fun and challenging return to Helghan for sure.  Once again, Guerrilla Games has a real stunner on their hands as Killzone 3 gets high marks in … Continue reading

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Gamer Crash Book Club – Homefront: Voice of Freedom Review

Yes, occasionally between marathon gaming sessions I do manage to read books.  While I’m looking forward to the upcoming shooter, Homefront, I picked up this book more or less on the great word of mouth it has been getting.  I’m really … Continue reading

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