The age of the simulator may still be a nostalgic thing of the past, but Bohemia Interactive is keeping some old traditions alive in the hardcore infantry sim, Arma 3. Smoothing the clunky trademarks of Arma 2, and putting more focus on an more efficient engine, Arma 3 looks like it’s taken some major steps away from the critically acclaimed but mechanically buggy Operation Flashpoint series and its predecessors in the newer Arma franchise. Check out our inFocus to see just how far they’ve come, and what they could still afford to fix.
Sometimes franchises get old and start to feel familiar or weathered. That feeling sinks in throughout Call of Duty: Ghosts. Ghosts has a single-player campaign that feels like a love-child of a James Bond and Michael Bay movie, and its multiplayer, while competitive as ever, still feels so rehashed that it could easily be a Modern Warfare match with some minor tweaks to aesthetics and mechanics…
“The Batman Makes His Mark” Game Info Publisher: WB Games Developer: WB Montreal Genre: Action/Adventure Release Date: 10/25/13 Turns out it’s not so easy to kill the Batman. The newest franchise entry was given to the untested hands over at WB Montreal, a new voice-acting team, and one of the highestt praised superhero [...]
Welcome back for a “sneak peak” Analysis for the Battlefield 4: Beta build. Yesterday, Battlefield 4 Beta Demo became publicly available for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. This gave us an opportunity to do a preliminary frame rate analysis on these two builds. Now before you start asking why we would do an analysis on a beta build, give us a chance to explain.
Welcome back for another exciting Head2Head! This week we take a closer look at EA’s Battlefield 4 Demo for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Clearly, thus far one version has a huge graphical advantage over the other, but can you find the differences?.
Memoria is an adventure game told from two perspectives, separated by 500 years. One, the tale of an unrelenting search for glory, the other, a man’s journey to save the woman he loves from a curse. Both are inexorably connected and its conclusion could leave the face of the world changed forever. Check out our inFocus review of Daedalic Entertainment’s new adventure to see how magic, loss, and the dangers of days long past influence this charming little adventure game.
Welcome back for another exciting Head2Head! This week we take a closer look at this years most anticipated game, Grand Theft Auto V for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. As some of you may already know, the full optional install for the Xbox 360 version is reported to cause some major graphically issues so we’re sticking to our guns with our “out of the box” comparison…
Rayman Legends succeeds in many of the same ways that Origins did. It’s still wildly fun, still a marvel to look at, and still certainly worth playing. The bad news, though, is that in many ways the game doesn’t differentiate itself between Origins and Legends well at all. Read on inside.
The Bureau is familiar XCOM in unfamiliar skin. The choice to make it a tactical third person shooter gets you up close and personal with a variety of alien species, but also introduces a variety of new troubles to the storied franchise. Can a solid pedigree help the series translate to uncharted territory? Or would it have been better if this entry in the world of XCOM had stayed Classified? Check inside for our inFocus review of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified.
Welcome back for another exciting Head2Head! This week we take a closer look at EA’s FIFA 14 Demo for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Clearly, one version has the graphically advantage over the other, but can you find the differences?
The Saints have taken over the White House; Aliens have taken over Earth. In our latest inFocus, we’re taking a look at the utterly insane Saints Row IV. Can it possibly stand up to wicked delight that was Saints Row the Third?
Nintendo Offers Unrivaled Value and Variety This Holiday Season with Lower Wii U Price, Zelda Wii U Bundle and New Nintendo 2DS Portable details inside..
Welcome back for another exciting Heads Up! This week we “Make some plays” through Madden NFL 25 on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 to give you the “Heads Up” on which version out performs the other. In short, our members are the judge and jury on which version is the best.
Part remake, part sequel, this game is very confused about what it wants to be and why. Can a pantheon of over-the-top weapons and a retro-styled design aesthetic save it from crippling story issues and repetitive gameplay? Our review looks into these questions and more, and gives you an inside view of the PS3 launch of Painkiller: Hell & Damnation.
Welcome back for another exciting Head2Head! Today we will be putting Ubisoft’s Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii U under the “Scope” to see which version is this weeks Head2Head winner. Come join us as we uncover the differences, and trust us there’s some major ones..
Sam Fisher is back, with old and new tricks alike. Check out our review inside to see how a Splinter Cell without Michael Ironside fares, and just how Ubisoft’s lessons with Conviction have translated to a new entry designed for multiple styles and game play choices, all while bringing the series back to its original roots as a true stealth game.
The Mario and Luigi games have been around for a long time. Since the Gameboy Advance we’ve been getting iterations on the Nintendo handhelds and they’ve been one of my personal favorites for the RPGs for just as long. The release of Dream Team marks the 4th entry into the long running franchise, but does it match up the quality of the last three games?
Welcome back for another exciting Head2Head! This week we take a closer look at High Voltage Software’s Saints Row: IV for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The differences we found this time around have some major graphically differences. It’s been a while, but “meats back on the menu boys”.. Enjoy
From the graphical geniuses at Quantic Dream comes another interactive drama starring Ellen Page and Willem Dafoe. They’ve streamlined control, delivered uncanny valley levels of graphical detail, and are ready to tell a very personal, very paranormal story over a 15 year chronicle of Jodie Holmes’ life.
In September of last year, Sony threw in an interesting nugget when it shipped the third-generation PS3: there’d be a unique, more affordable 12GB flash-based unit exclusively for Europe and Hong Kong. Well that has changed…