Monthly Archives: February 2013

Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag

… … Seriously…? Pirates? Ubisoft… you had the Napoleonic War, Feudal Japan, the Bolshevik Revolution, Victorian England, two World Wars, the Cold War… Material that you could have explored! But you went for Pirates in the 17th & 18th centuries?   Advertisements

Video Game Movies & Licensed Games: Q & A

Ever since Aliens: Colonial Marines was announced fans of the franchise got hyped as hell. During it’s extensive development cycle it’s creators tried their utmost to tap into the affection many gamers, ‘serious’ or otherwise, still have for the incredible 1981 James Cameron movie. Unfortunately the game has been universally panned by critics and fans […]

Valentine’s Day

It’s that time of year again: stores are set to be cleaned out of wine and chocolates as men and women around the world muster the courage to confess their feelings for each other. I’ve never had much joy with valentine’s days in the past but this year, the first year of my history degree, […]

Game Review: Dead Space 3

Game Review: Dead Space 3 Developer: Visceral / EA Platform: Xbox360, PlayStation 3, PC ESRB Rating: Mature 17+ with Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, and Strong Language. Multiplayer: ‘Drop-in-Drop-Out’ Co-Op Campaign available. Evolution is sometimes an essential thing for franchises, there’s simply no avoiding that fact. What can be avoided however is betraying the very […]

Dead Space: Best Moments

Dead Space is a series that has come frighteningly close to being a truly ‘cinematic game’, a series that has masterfully incorporated elements of classic science-fiction films in order to bring the nightmares of players to life. In order to commemorate the release of Dead Space 3, which I will have a review of up […]