Monthly Archives: February 2013

What Would Will Wright Do? How the Creator of SimCity Plays…..SimCity

Every time I play SimCity, there is a nagging feeling in the back of my mind that my strategy sucks. And in most situations, I’m right, although it usually takes numerous man-made disasters and complete economic ruin before realizing this. But constant failure doesn’t mean I will ever stop trying to create my own version of a perfect […]

Is This Just Cause 3?

Leaked images are sometimes the most we get in terms of  information within the notoriously tight-lipped game industry. But these are usually all we need to draw somewhat accurate conclusions, especially with sequels. Although the normal adage is that “a picture is worth a thousand words,” in this particular case, it ony needs to be […]

Not a Port! PC Will Be Lead Platform for Watch Dogs

Now consoles gamers will be on the other end of the port process for once, with the news that Ubisoft is developing the open-world title Watch Dogs using PC as the lead platform. When questioned why they took this route, the quintessential Frenchman, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot, noted the major changes between the next generation of consoles […]

Landlubbers Need Not Apply; Next Assassins Creed May be Pirate-Themed

The gaming rumor mill is currently running at full capacity with heavy speculation over the details surrounding Assassins Creed IV. Kotaku reported earlier today that leaked Ubisoft marketing materials, including a poster of an assassin taking  out swashbuckling foes on the deck of a pirate ship, were sent to their office. On the bottom of […]

So it Begins…Defend Helms Deep Against The Infected in Latest Left 4 Dead 2 Update

If there is one setting that is perfect for a game focused on mowing down countless waves of the undead, it is the iconic Lord of the Rings fortress, Helms Deep. It is truly a match made in heaven, but the map has not been made available on the Left 4 Dead 2 official servers…until […]

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Film Moving Forward; Will Not Be a Rehash of the Game

When playing Deus Ex: Human Revolution, it is almost impossible not to imagine it as a movie. The immersive storyline and abundant source material within the game creates a cinematic and complex atmosphere that screams feature film. This fact has not been lost on Hollywood, which has begun the process of making Deus Ex into […]

Stop Sucking at Dota 2 with New Hero Builds

Dota 2 is notoriously difficult for those who are new to the MOBA genre. The learning curve is basically vertical when you do not have the right information about the game’s heroes and what they can do. This has been one of the primary barriers of entry, so finding an easy-to-use resource to help aid […]

Look Ma, No Hands! Forget the Traditional First-Person Perspective for The Elder Scrolls Online

The Elder Scrolls Online is looking to differentiate itself from the rest of the series by de-emphasizing the first-person perspective, which has been a staple of the series. In what will likely be one of the more controversial aspects of the game, the MMO’s director, Matt Firor, let fans know that third-person will be the perspective […]

The Giant Killer: CD Projekt Red is Looking to Take Down Skyrim

Will The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt dethrone Skyrim and redefine the RPG genre? CD Projekt Red seems to think so, and at this point I might be starting to believe them. It is definitely an uphill battle, but they have a shot. CD Projekt Red is one of the most respected developers in the world. […]

SC2 MMO Mod, StarCraft Universe: Chronicles of Fate is Available Now

A dream crossover that Blizzard fans have been patiently waiting for has finally become a reality with the SC2 MMO mod, StarCraft Universe: Chronicles of Fate. A group of modders, led by Ryan Winzen, have been hard at work over the past few years creating this ambitious title, and now everyone finally has a chance […]