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Best of E3: Arma 3

While contemporary, military-themed, first person shooters typically dispense fastidiously modeled firearms and authentic military lingo, few genre entries actually offer a truly convincing simulation of warfare. Shirking the thrill-ride approach which permeates in popular titles ...

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Mad Riders Review

What is the concept? With a retina-searing sense of speed and an incessant succession of death defying jumps, 2010’s Nail’d brought gamers back to an era when racing titles offered doses of big, dumb fun ...

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Akai Katana Review

In European territories, Rising Star Games is a prolific publishing juggernaut, with an output that matches the combined efforts of XSEED, Aksys, Natsume, and Ignition Entertainment. The company’s opening salvo on this side of the ...

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Resistance: Burning Skies Review

Although Sony’s two principal PS3 shooters series were adapted into a pair of PSP titles, substantial changes were required to accommodate the subordinate hardware. From the top-down perspective used to depict Helghast homicide in Killzone: ...

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Ghost Recon: Future Soldier Review

Over its decade long legacy, the Ghost Recon franchise has endured a succession of substantial changes. Once a taut, tactics-heavy simulation tasking players with managing multiple teams across vast battlefields, more recent entries in the ...

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Sorcery Review

When Sorcery was first revealed at Sony’s 2010 E3 press conference, the title seemed like the Move’s killer app, allowing players to cast fantastical spells by flicking and twirling the motion-sensing peripheral. Following two years ...

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Max Payne 3 Review

As mediums go, video game narratives are sporadically lackluster, often dependent on elements such as rousing action or tactical analysis to engage players. One of the more popular defenses for this phenomenon explains that the ...

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Game of Thrones Review

As intellectual properties go, George R. R, Martin’s A Song of Fire and Ice series might seem like an unlikely candidate for adaptation into a traditional Western role-playing title. Admittedly, previous conversions of A Game ...

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