Review: Far Cry 3 – the writing

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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 […]

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Review: Torchlight 2 vs Diablo 3

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I give in and review Torchlight 2 by comparison with Diablo 3.

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Review: Diablo 3

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I review Diablo 3 and Blizzard’s ideas for it.

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Recent Games Round-up

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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.

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Photo Review: Saints Row The Third

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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. […]

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Review: Star Wars The Old Republic Beta Weekend

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I got to play Star Wars The Old Republic for a weekend, and I’m sharing my impressions of a very expensive, very ambitious, but ultimately conservative game.

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Rage subsides

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I finished Rage last night. I give my final impressions and share a whole bunch of pictures.

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Review: Rage

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I review Rage, for good and bad.

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A Valve Release – I

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So Valve Software recently released their much-awaited sequel to Portal. Before its release they published a number of in-house generated trailers, and promoted the release with an alternate reality game. The game came out, the critics almost universally loved it, but on Metacritic, the forums and blogs there seemed to be general ire against the game and Valve in particular. I’d like to explore this to get a feel of the current games market and blow off some steam on Portal 2, the ARG, Steam and Valve themselves.

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