Reviewing Really Old Games: The Summer of Catching Up

While Brian continues to review the latest and greatest from the gaming industry, I’m stuck playing catch-up after rushing through my college years at The University of Texas at Austin.  So as I play games from years past, I’ll be posting my reviews of these games:

  • inFamous
  • inFamous 2
  • Pacman Championship Edition DX
  • Darksiders
  • Rage
  • Transformers: War For Cybertron
  • Renegade Ops

Look for these and maybe some more in the month of August.

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Does Spec Ops: The Line break the mold of current shooters or simply fall in “line”?

2K Games, the developer behind the Saints Row series and Homefront, attempts to change the current shooter trend with Spec Ops: The Line. Spec Ops’ campaign might be one of the toughest story modes I have ever played in a shooter. I don’t mean that in terms of difficulty either, oh no, what I’m referring to is it’s story. Spec Ops: The Line crosses every gaming convention “Line” there is and leaves you broken and shaking in the corner of your room contemplating the many complexities you just witnessed.

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What is Free-to-Play, and what does it mean for gaming?

Episode 2: Dust 514 and Free-to-Play

In this week’s episode, Brian and Drew talk about Free-to-Play games, and what they mean for the future of the industry.  They also hit on Dust 514, a pretty revolutionary console shooter from CCP, and what is going on with a Mass Effect script, HALO movies and short films, and Thor 2.

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A New Podcast, Episode 1: Batman Day!

Here is the first episode of our conversational gaming podcast–Gamers First.

Gamers First Episode 1: Batman Day

Today is opening day for The Dark Knight Rises, and we can’t wait to see it.  We also discuss the tragedy at the premier held in Colorado, and what games we’ve been playing lately, as well as the games we are most looking forward to in the next few months–Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, Sleeping Dogs, and Darksiders II head up the list for August with Borderlands 2 not far behind.

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