Patience is a virtue. The interactive opening to Batman: Arkham Asylum will remind players of this adage as a moody, player-controlled Batman strides behind the maniacal, captured Joker. While the caped crusader escorts his loathed nemesis back through the confines of the continually lax mental hospital, developer Rocksteady introduces their interpretation of the titular institution: . . . → Read More: Batman Arkham Asylum Video Game Review
Let’s get one thing straight: King of Fighters 12 isn’t the series reimagining like it was billed. It is, however, a fighting game that adheres to King of Fighters quality standards.
Though game publisher Ignition Entertainment constantly touted KoF12’s hand-drawn characters and animations, they don’t look like one would expect after the fanfare. Even . . . → Read More: King of Fighters 12 Video Game Review
DLC hasn’t caught hold of me. In fact, it often pisses me off for a reasons stated previously. Even though I love several titles that have received updates, new modes, addition of collectibles, or side missions, the content never intrigues me. The epitome of DLC for me is a continuation of the main game. True . . . → Read More: Gears of War 2: All Fronts Collection Video Game Review
The Nintendo Wii has hosted some of the more quirky and innovative games this generation. In that respect, Cing’s eccentric Little King’s Story is a fine addition. A unique hybrid of Animal Crossing-like unit management and traditional real-time strategy game play, Little King’s Story is an artistically beautiful title that any RPG-loving Wii owner will . . . → Read More: Little King’s Story Video Game Review
Are you afraid of the retry button? Did Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved give you nightmares about bright, polygonal shapes dancing mockingly to an electronic beat? Did you lose your job, your family, and your life to the milliseconds of Mirror’s Edge’s time trials? If any of this applies, heed my warning: do not play Trials . . . → Read More: Trials HD Video Game Review
There’s no team better to create Shadow Complex than Chair. Their first Xbox Live Arcade title, Undertow, was a sleeper hit deserving more notoriety than it received. It pushed graphical limits and provided an enjoyable twin stick shooter. Chair also fortified a relationship with preeminent science fiction author Orson Scott Card as they worked on . . . → Read More: Shadow Complex Video Game Review