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Operation Flashpoint: Red River Review

Few series reveal the trajectory of the console first-person shooter as accurately as the long-running Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six franchise. Once a tense, protracted, tactical sim on the Dreamcast, (admittedly, a port of the PC ...

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Duke Nukem Forever Review

It’s been said that the best popular culture forms, rather that follows, the trends of an era. From the Beatle’s influence on rock music to Blade Runner‘s impact on science fiction, certain works can have ...

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Arcana Heart 3 Review

Fate certainly hasn’t smiled upon Arcana Heart 3. Relegated to niche status by the franchise’s fetishized roster of teenage girls, the third entry in the series was released hours before the Playstation Network outage. Most ...

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What is Captain Forever?

On the Tech-Gaming Podcast, I’ve occasionally mentioned the Captain Forever series of games, but I’ve struggled to describe it adequately. I even devoted an entire episode of the Rockin’ Android Podcast to an interview with ...

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Best of E3 – Aliens: Colonial Marines

With the lights dimmed and confidentiality warnings issued (members of the press were guarded by a night vision-donned security guard), Gearbox president Randy Pitchford stated his thesis: James Cameron’s Aliens had influenced more games than ...

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Best of E3 2011- Dragon’s Crown

It’s a shame most stateside Saturn owners were never able to experience Atlus’ Princess Crown–  an action RPG which had some of the most sumptuous hand-drawn animation seen on Sega’s 32-bit system. Fourteen years later, ...

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Dream Trigger 3D Review

Much like brain surgery or rifle marksmanship, proficiency with Dream Trigger 3D comes only after determined hands-on practice. While both the instruction booklet and an in-game tutorial explain the fundamentals, the title’s ‘pat your head ...

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Dead or Alive Dimensions Review

DesertEagle’s Take: Although the Nintendo 3DS has struggled to find mainstream acceptance, there’s one audience the hardware has the potential to please: fighting-game games.  With three separate genre entries due to be  released during the ...

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