To Hell with the Backlog

I pressed the eject button on my PS3, and pulled out the disk contained within. BlazBlue: Continuum Shift. Its presence in my PS3 had been constant for weeks- despite the number of games available to me to play, I’d stuck with BlazBlue for quite a long time now. And now, I was finally replacing it… …


Exactly as Planned

You’ve walked a thousand miles, slain a million foes, and finally, the world is safe. It’s okay to lay down your sword, because justice has been served, and evil has been slain. And then you hear someone clearing their throat.

Review: Skullgirls

Let’s cut the suspense- Skullgirls is a letdown. It’s a project of big dreams, and it would be a hell of an understatement to say that it didn’t quite reach its goals.

How Fighting Games Fail

Is there anything like the rush of a really good fight? Whether in an arcade or in your living room, playing Street Fighter or Tekken, there’s something at the core of fighting games that is just an incomparable experience.

Quick Fix: Puzzlejuice

Most puzzle games on the iOS platform are built to be time-killers, nothing more than simple little experiences that make your wait for the morning commute a little more bearable. Sure, they’re a sight better than twiddling your thumbs, but deep down, puzzle fans crave something that isn’t just meant to kill five minutes. Well, …


My 2011 Game of the Year: Dead Space 2

With all of the high profile titles that released throughout this year, and 2011 coming to a close, it’s easy to forget that Dead Space 2 came out in January. The astounding volume of games has made it feel like ages since players stepped into the boots of Isaac Clarke, so conversations often turn to …


Review: Metal Gear Solid HD Collection

Metal Gear Solid HD Collection is the definitive version for both Metal Gear Solid 2 and 3. For some of you, that sentence is all you need; you’ll rush to the store, pop in the disc, and relive your fantastic memories involving Big Shell and the Virtuous Mission in glorious 1080p. However, there are many …