Welcome to Columbia A far place from Rapture and the previous Bioshock Games. Lets get started You are Booker Dewitt, a former Pinkerton detective who has basically fallen into the wrong crowd by gambling away his money and has debted himself, to get out of this debt he has agreed to take on a Job… Continue Reading Bioshock infinite
As anybody that has even fleetingly ventured into the dank, sweat-stained underbelly of the Gamingverse can attest, worms are a belligerent bunch. Those wacky funsters seem to love fighting each other with OVERSIZED FIREARMS OF GUN-TASTIC PAINFUL BULLET-PAIN even more than humans (and humans, I’d venture, enjoy this a lot). You’d think, if you were… Continue Reading Hogs of War: Because Warfare in the Animal Kingdom Isn’t Just for Worms
On late nights I like to sit down at my desk, prop my feet up, open my laptop and load up a few game videos. As I am about to indulge in someone’s creative efforts, a short video pops up for a recently announced game. We have all seen them before: some big budget titles,… Continue Reading The Trance of Transmedia Storytelling- How Video Games Are No Longer Just Games
Dead Space made its inaugural appearance in 2008. It’s a futuristic, third person horror shooter, akin to the much-vaunted Resident Evil 4 (well, y’know, with more spaceships and less syphilitic farmfolk with craptacular beards/furious albino monks brandishing Medieval maces at your genitalia) in many respects. The rural, (presumably) urine-stained streets of Resident Evil‘s ‘somewhere ghastly… Continue Reading The Wacky, Limb-Lopping Weaponry of Dead Space: Don’t Worry, They’re ‘Armless!
Downloadable content (DLC) has been one the most important marketing tools this console generation in order to keep gamers, well gaming. Whether it is map packs, multiplayer, single-player, or something as measly as additional weapons and costumes, DLC has kept many gamers playing the same game long past its initial launch period. However, a common… Continue Reading Too Little, Too Late- An Examination of Late DLC
Remember, if you will, the most preposterous contretemps with a final boss you ever had. Kicking Bowser right in the eyeball with your faeces-stained plumber shoes will not suffice, we’re talking strenuous, half an hour wars of attrition against aggressors that would make Godzilla look about as physically imposing as a one-legged kitten with a… Continue Reading Monster Hunter: Because Us Westerners Want to Stab Godzilla in the Plums With a Toothpick Too
Enchanted Arms. Published by Ubisoft on 08 September 2006 Developed by FromSoftware Inc Platform: Xbox 360 Genre: Role-Playing I’ve Seen this Before somewhere… The story goes that over a thousand years ago, war broke out. No-One alive today knows why it begin, or what it was about. (probably due to civilization as they knew… Continue Reading Enchanted Arms