Counter-Strike Global Offensive Review – A Fast-Twitch Gamer’s Dream

  Counter-Strike Global Offensive Valve Games I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve had some rather unhealthy gaming addictions in the past. These began with the little gold box edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons games, such as Pool of Radiance and Champions of Krynn, which were the precursors to the now classic Bethesda RPGs…

The Telltale Walking Dead Series Review – A Unique Thrill Ride

  The Telltale Walking Dead Series Telltale Games If one looks back on my body of work as a game reviewer, a thread will begin to emerge. That common denominator is that I am infatuated by survival games, particularly of the survival horror variety. There’s just something about being isolated and cut off from the…

PlanetSide 2 Review – Everything but the Kitchen Sink

PlanetSide 2 Daybreak Game Company Here’s a recent discussion I had with a friend concerning PlanetSide 2: “You should try it, Ian. It’s really good and a lot deeper than most people give it credit for,” my friend said, almost pleadingly. I sighed. “I don’t know—I hear it’s just more or less a Battlefield game…

Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition—Epic Adventure: Updated

Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition Larian Studios The summer of 2014 saw some serious heat records broken all across the world, but that wasn’t the only thing that was hot. One of a slew of successful Kickstarter games that took flight after securing funding, Divinity: Original Sin, was a throwback to old-school CRPGs (Computer Role-Playing…