UPDATE: Fixed some stuff and talked more about panels! Well I’m back home after a mega weekend at the inaugural PAX Australia. I had a bunch of fun but am tired as hell.
Archive for Reviews
Previously I reviewed Far Cry 3 on the surface level and deemed it to be a pretty good game. In this post I’ll examine the writing and explain why I think Far Cry 3 is a great game. Beware, there are countless spoilers. If you want to experience the game yourself without my biases, play […]
I recently finished Far Cry 3. I’ve been very keen to write a review for it, but wanted to see the ending before I wrote anything. Because I have a lot of things to say about the writing, plot and how that plays into the game design, I thought I might split the review into […]
So sure, we’ve had Halloween sales and Thanksgiving sales, but the Christmas sales tend to be the biggest and best. To prepare you for them, I’ve compiled a list of games worth buying (or worth buying if on sale). Worth buying on sale Some games are great, but publishers have yet to accustom themselves with […]
I give in and review Torchlight 2 by comparison with Diablo 3.
I review Diablo 3 and Blizzard’s ideas for it.
After the explosion of triple A games late last year, I’ve finally cleaned through them and started playing a wider variety of games. A bunch of friends have recommended some awesome games, that I thought I might share with you.
Mass Effect 3 is out and bringing an end to a much-loved series. However with its arrival, there has been a growing chorus of dislike for the ending. So much so that people have started protests to “retake” the ending, protesting seemingly non-aggressively by making all proceeds go to Child’s Play. I, however, liked the ending. I thought I might lay out some of my thoughts on the ending and this protest.
I have a confession to make. I’ve been working on a review of Saints Row The Third for a little while now, but Christmas got in the way. I’ve 100% the game and loved every minute of it. However my long form review was more-or-less captured by ex-RPS writer Kieron Gillen in his Eurogamer review. […]