It’s been a good year for Sony. The PS3 Slim has been well received both critically and commercially, and the happy side effect of the new design means the silly Spider-Man font has been consigned to the basement with the rest of Ken ‘Krazy’ Kutaragi’s ideas. There have also been some cracking first-party titles and, [...] . . . → Read More: Sonys PR Problems in 2009
2009 has been a strong end to the Noughties for gaming. The PlayStation 3 has come into its own with some blockbuster exclusives, while the Xbox 360 and Wii have both delivered excellent games of their own. We’ve seen two new handheld iterations in the Western release of the DSi and the global release of [...] . . . → Read More: TGR Awards 2009
The Perfect Game is a biweekly column in which Gavin Bard tries to achieve gaming perfection, including everything from the perfect zombie game to this week’s goal of the perfect Christmas game. The holiday season is upon us. To some, that statement is joyous and represents the love of their families and a cozy return home. [...] . . . → Read More: The Perfect Xmas Game: Twilight & Wii-pads?
Last week, a now infamous video of controversial Modern Warfare 2 footage was leaked. It showed that it would be possible in a portion of the game to kill a number of unarmed civilians while you work undercover for an international terrorist. It has not been ascertained whether the video was ’officially’ leaked by Infinity [...] . . . → Read More: The Press’ Double Standard for Violence in Media
If you have ever played one of the other BioWare RPG games, like Neverwinter Nights, Knights of the Old Republic, or Mass Effect, Dragon Age will fit like a comfortable shoe. Though I for one love a comfortable shoe, it seems like some folks out there have managed to get themselves riled up over a [...] . . . → Read More: Spoony Bard 5: BioWare’s Design Iteration Through Tropes
If there is one thing we all love, it is being so scared that our sleep pattern is messed up for a week. While video games may not be considered as unsettling as television or movies, a well crafted survival horror game can be just as detrimental to one’s bravery as any other entertainment. But [...] . . . → Read More: Playing Frankenstein With Survival Horror