Umbrella Corps Review – Pure Goop

Umbrella Corps Capcom For the sake of this review, I’m going to do a little role-playing. Let’s just say that I was an indie game developer working out of my garage, and I wanted to make a game. We’ll call this upstart company: Two Cents Interactive, just for the sake of this article. Now, we’re…

Polaris Sector Review – Cumbrous & Clunky Fun

Polaris Sector SoftWarWare/Slitherine I appreciate games pretty much wherever they come from. That is to say, I applaud the amount of work and dedication that foreign game developers put into their projects. That doesn’t always mean I want to play them, however. At present, the vast majority of video games mainly come from either the…

Homefront: The Revolution review – Cool Story/So-so Game

Homefront: The Revolution Deep Silver I’ve always been a big fan of underdogs. Working with minimal resources and/or weapons and going up against superior (usually oppressive) forces utilizing asymmetric tactics is something that is visceral for me. I mean, I must have watched 1984’s Red Dawn about a hundred times (the 2012 retread was poop…

Hitman: Episode 3 – Marrakesh – Beautiful Chaos

Hitman: Episode 3 – Marrakesh review IO Interactive My fingers gripped my gaming mouse tightly and I could already feel some tension in my neck. I was frustrated—or rather, Hitman: Episode 3 – Marrakesh had managed to get me pretty stymied. Everywhere I steered the tall, muscular, totally standing-out Anglo assassin, Mr. Agent 47, I…