Split/Second Black Rock Studio/Disney Interactive I was facing an upper tier “episode” called Splashdown, which featured mainly waterfront-based maps. This track in particular, Ferry Wharf, consisted of a sprawling course laid out amongst cargo ships, old dusty docks, and—you guessed… Read More »Split/Second—Hold On to Your Adrenal Glands
Tranformers: Devastation Platinum Games/Activision The 80s Transformers cartoon was an exercise in some of the loftiest exponents of philosophical dogma I’ve ever encountered. To me it was the embodiment of Aikido, the Gentle Way, where a martial artist seeks to… Read More »Tranformers: Devastation—A Love Letter to 80s Cartoon Nostalgia
Insurgency New World Interactive Glass shattered behind us as we ran down the wide hallway, and large caliber 7.62 rounds whizzed through the air all around us. We dove behind a desk for cover as the fully automatic PKM machinegun… Read More »Insurgency—A Thinking Person’s Shooter
Pillars of Eternity: The White March – Part 1 Obsidian Entertainment Last month, when I reviewed Pillars of Eternity, I was in the process of building up my main character, a two-handed sword wielding Fighter named Sturmgor the Slayer. As… Read More »Pillars of Eternity: The White March – Part 1 – A Decent, Fun Expansion but Nothing Jaw-Dropping
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Konami Metal Gear Solid is one of the most esteemed franchises in gaming history. The multiple storylines can sometimes be a little dense to digest, and unless you follow them closely, you may end… Read More »Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes — A New Direction, But Does it Pay Off?
Alien: Isolation The Creative Assembly/Sega I’d heard about Alien: Isolation through a friend of mine who had played it when it had first been released last year (2014). He related to me how similar it was to the indie-horror hit… Read More »Alien: Isolation—Embrace Your Inner Schoolgirl
What is Prison Architect? At its base, a prison management simulator, where you (the player) are in charge of designing and then running a prison, complete with all kinds of shenanigans that comes with management. As of writing, the game… Read More »CyberPower Reviews Prison Architect
Let’s talk about Titanfall. Just a little over a week has passed since the end of the closed (and open, shortly after) beta of the widely-acclaimed “most anticipated game of 2014”, and there has been ample time to think back… Read More »CyberPower Reviews Titanfall (Beta)