Monthly Archives: August 2013

300 Words or Less – Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Ultimate Edition

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is an aspirational title, a lofty attempt to pull the Castlevania franchise out of it’s Metroid shaped rut and into the third dimension. Sure, there had been attempts in the past, but they were mediocre at … Continue reading

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Aiming In The Right Direction – Killzone Mercenary Beta Impressions

The idea of putting a traditional first-person shooter on a handheld has been one of the golden geese of the last few years, desperately sought after but practically mythological. Prior to the launch of the Vita, the biggest challenge was … Continue reading

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Dildo Bats, Mixtapes, and the Future of Gaming

In the last seven days, I’ve played and completed two games that, despite being polar opposites of each other, will almost assuredly end up alongside each other in my Top 5 Games of the Year. If they were people, they … Continue reading

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Origin Adds 24-hour Return Policy

If you haven’t heard yet, Origin is going to start offering free refunds of EA games, as long as you contact them within 24 hours of launching it or seven days of purchasing it. They’re even giving you seven days … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Shin Megami Tensei IV

The last few weeks, between binging on Saints Row 3 and napping with my cat, I’ve been plugging away at Shin Megami Tensei IV. It’s a massive game, bursting with heavy duty themes and complex systems, one that fully rewards you for in-depth … Continue reading

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