Traditionally, portable systems have not been an effective platform for first person shooters. Without a second analog stick, PSP players have been forced to use the face buttons for directional orientation in a shooter- an ...Read More »
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Video games may have been born in the US, but they were definitely raised in Japan. Now that video games are all grown up, they’ve moved back home to America to date rich old game ...Read More »
As I child, I relinquished hundreds of life-hours to puzzle games like Boxxle, Lemmings, and my personal favorite- Boulder Dash. Each of these titles was built around a similar formula: using a limited skill set ...Read More »
There must be some subtle physiological aspect found in diversions based on repelling outbreaks of transcendental attackers. Thirty years ago we protected Terra Firma from waves of Space Invaders; more recently a tide of tower ...Read More »
Overheard this week at our local game store: Cashier: Would you like to reserve Street Fighter IV? It’s going to be huge!Customer: Street Fighter? Whose in it? Cashier: All the old characters, but in 3D- ...Read More »
The best puzzle games often embody a design philosophy of “easy to learn, hard to master”. Part of the success of Tetris is the fact that almost anyone can understand how to play in seconds, ...Read More »
The Playstation store is rapidly becoming a requisite part of the PS3 experience. Releases such as Everyday Shooter, Flow, and the PixelJunk titles have offered Sony owners engaging, bite-sized experiences that gamers can experience without ...Read More »
Although I can’t recall if I read Electronic Gaming Monthly from its inception, the magazine launched when I was ten years old- right when my reading and gaming skills were being honed. I do remember ...Read More »
As a ‘mature’ reviewer, there are only a handful of titles that I recall my initial hands-on experience with. As a child I remember being too a bit short to adequately reach the five buttons ...Read More »
This weeks biggest release centers around a crash-test dummy with large aspirations. Not only is Cid the Dummy being released on four platforms this week, he is also looking to reinvigorate the two dimensional platfomer. ...Read More »