Spelunky Survival Guide – 10 Essential Tips and Tricks
No doubt there are those of you that have never played Spelunky before. More so, there are definitely some of you who have never heard of Spelunky. Lucky for you, I have made it my mission in life to be a Spelunky expert. With endless hours of cave-dwelling logged, here’s a collection of my hard-learned strategies that can help you survive the challenges that lay ahead. But, I can warn you now, it
Ibb & Obb Review
Sometimes an interesting premise is enough to propel a game to greatness. Take for example, the time mechanics that helped Braid revolutionize the platforming genre. In other situations, an interesting premise is a great place to start but eventually falters. That’s the case with the interesting but flawed new platformer, Ibb & Obb.
Spelunky Developer Interview – Andy Hull
If you're a hardcore gamer committed to first person shooters and RPGs, the release of Spelunky HD may have slipped past your radar. The acclaimed update of a freeware classic, Spelunky HD slipped out as a Xbox 360 exclusive in the summer of 2012. The game had very little promotion from Microsoft but garnered great reviews and a devoted fanbase.
Hotline Miami Review
Making its console debut, Hotline Miami is a gore-filled shooter that blew away the PC world with its trippy visuals and visceral gameplay. For fans of indie games and Humble Bundles, Hotline Miami has been a bizarre treasure since it was released last October. However, hitting consoles is something completely different. Will this indie success story make the transition to the PlayStation Network
Xbox One: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Unless you've been living under a rock, the past three days have been an onslaught of adoration and vitriol for Microsoft’s newest console, Xbox One. Because the recent press conference was so vague, opinions about what the console is capable of is all over the map. For some, the new console means awesome new graphics, better online gaming, and tons of Fantasy Sports support. For others, the new s
Opinion: How Xbox One’s Lack of Backwards Compatibility Screws Consumers
With the reveal of the Xbox One, Microsoft has aligned itself against the consumers of this world. In the almighty chase of the dollar, Microsoft has continued to ignore the demands of its users. Instead it has chosen to focus only on what will rake in more revenue. While ensuring ROI for its investors is the core tenant for any company, that doesn’t mean the consumer needs to be scammed at each n
Metro: Last Light Review
In a crowded marketplace overflowing with first person shooters, it’s not easy to make a game stand out from the competition. Fortunately, the developers behind Metro: Last Light have a genre that hasn’t been explored too deeply by the rest of the world. Sure, the post-apocalyptic genre has become pretty commonplace, but post-apocalyptic Russia? That's another story entirely.
Anomaly 2 Review
For those of you that missed Anomaly: Warzone Earth, here’s the lowdown on what to expect from this PC sequel. Have you ever wondered what it might be like to be the offense in a tower defense game? Well, the Anomaly series does just that. It flips the script and allows you to be the aggressor. You control the assault while the aliens do their best to hold their ground. For fans of tower defense,
10 Best Games For Movie Fans
In a world brimming with endless entertainment, many of us wind up focused on just one medium. For some it's books and for others it might be video games. With that thought in mind, here's our list of the 10 Best Games For Movie Fans. Each game on this list has been paired with a comparable movie (or two)...
Dead Island: Riptide Review
The follow-up to the surprise hit of the same title, Dead Island: Riptide is now on shelves and ready for you to play with your buddies. Some of you are like me -- you’d heard of the zombie RPG original but missed it in the flood of constant video game releases. So, with fresh and untarnished eyes, here’s my look at Dead Island: Riptide.