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inFocus – MLB 13: The Show

inFocus – MLB 13: The Show

Games exist to fuel fantasy. We want to fight huge dragons, topple a tyrannical regime, live a life of crime without consequence, or, sometimes, become a superstar at a sport. Striving to be excellent at a sport is part of the American psyche, something that drives kids from Little League to high school athletics with a single-minded purpose to become better and maybe, just maybe…

inFocus – Injustice: Gods Among Us

inFocus – Injustice: Gods Among Us

Do you still remember that bad taste in your mouth around the year 2008? If you do and you’re afraid to utter the name Mortal Kombat VS DC Universe then you probably also felt a sharp pang of apprehension around the announcement ofInjustice: Gods Among Us; a fighting game with the Mortal Kombat engine featuring DC heroes. Haven’t we played this game before?

inFocus: Crysis 3 Review

inFocus: Crysis 3 Review

Crysis has long been synonymous with one thing: computer crushing graphics. The fact that “But can it run Crysis?” has become a meme for advanced technology shows as much. But what people often forget is that the original Crysis had an intriguing story, great combat mechanics, and interesting use of open world gameplay that allowed you full range of the tools at your disposal…. Jump inside to read more.

inFocus: Dead Space 3 Review

inFocus: Dead Space 3 Review

Happy Valentine Day folks!!! Before Dead Space 3 came out, there was a lot of fuss on the internet that this sequel had changed far too much from Dead Space 2 and was therefore the end of the world, or whatever it is the internet shouts when it’s upset at something. Those were my thoughts going into Dead Space 2, and that one turned out pretty well, so …

inFocus – Call of Duty: Black Ops II Review and Wii U Analysis Video

inFocus – Call of Duty: Black Ops II Review and Wii U Analysis Video

Here we are again. Call of Duty. The Madden of first person shooters. This game is likely as close as I’ll ever get to a severe drug addiction, because every year I quit and shout “I’ll never play this terrible franchise again!”…

inFocus – Metal of Honor: Warfighter Review

inFocus – Metal of Honor: Warfighter Review

Medal of Honor: Warfighter is an excessively average game. In every way, it embodies the idea of “stereotypic”. If you look at the back of the box and imagine what this game will be like, you’ll probably be pretty spot on…

inFocus – Dead or Alive 5 Review

inFocus – Dead or Alive 5 Review

Dead or Alive 5 will probably be one of the biggest surprises of the fall. I’m sure I wasn’t the only one expecting a token experience from a former fighting game giant, but this game really represents a true return to form…

inFocus – Resident Evil 6 Review

inFocus – Resident Evil 6 Review

To say Resident Evil has had influence in the survival horror genre would be to cut it short: the first time the term was ever used was in discussing 1996’s Resident Evil. This franchise has been one of the primary titles in delivering people chills and scares, and the first Resident Evil game still sits up there as one of the best survival horror games of all time…

inFocus – Sleeping Dogs Review

inFocus – Sleeping Dogs Review

In our next inFocus Review, we put Sleeping Dogs under the Lens. Back in the tail end of 2009, Activision debuted the trailer for a game called True Crime: Hong Kong. It looked spectacular, a version of Grand Theft Auto that took place outside of America. But does it have what it takes to dethrone the King? Jump inside for our take…

inFocus – Assassin’s Creed Revelations Review

inFocus – Assassin’s Creed Revelations Review

In our next inFocus Review, we put Assassin’s Creed Revelations under the Lens. As the predecessor of the just announced Assassin’s Creed III, Ubisoft must have had something mighty exciting planned for this one, no? Jump inside for our take…

inFocus – Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Review

inFocus – Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Review

In our next inFocus Review, we take a closer look at Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception for the PS3. Just like fellow adventurer Indiana Jones a few years back, Nathan Drake has a lot to live up to in his latest adventure. Surely Drake can handle the pressure, right? Jump inside to find out.

inFocus – White Knight Chronicles II Review

inFocus – White Knight Chronicles II Review

In our next inFocus Review, we put Level 5′s White Knight Chronicles II under the Lens. WKC II picks up a year after the first game left off.  The Yshrenian Empire has been restored and is now waging war on all kingdoms in order to obtain world domination…

inFocus – Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Review

inFocus – Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Review

In our next inFocus Review, we take a closer look at the latest entry into Activision’s blockbuster Call of Duty series with Modern Warfare 3. Is MW3 just the same old same old? Or is this war one worth fighting (with your wallet) for? Find out after the jump.

inFocus – Batman: Arkham City Review

inFocus – Batman: Arkham City Review

In our next inFocus Review, we put Rocksteady’s Batman: Arkham City under the Lens. The original game did so many things right, Arkham City has a lot to live up to. Does it? Find out inside.

inFocus – The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Review

inFocus – The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Review

In our next inFocus Review we put Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim under our lens. Its predecessor, Oblivion, was Game of the Year back in 2006. Does Skyrim live up to the hype, or is this one quest better off not taking? Find out inside.

inFocus – Dead Island Review

inFocus – Dead Island Review

As we catch up with our reviews this season, Techland / Deep Silver’s Dead Island is next on our list. Is Dead Island a trip worth taking, or should you save your vacation time (and money) for something else. Find out inside.

inFocus – Resistance 3 Review

inFocus – Resistance 3 Review

In our next inFocus, we put Insomniac’s Resistance 3 under our Lens. The Resistance might have failed, but how about this trilogy ending game? Jump inside to see what we thought of one of the PlayStation 3′s most anticipated exclusives of the year.

inFocus – Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten Review

inFocus – Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten Review

The Disgaea saga is known for having very unique and comical main plots and characters, and Disgaea 4 is no different.  Previous Disgaea games followed a theme that revolved around a school setting and student council.  This entry takes it a bit further and delves into the works of actual politics in the Netherworld — but is it worth your hard earned cash? Find out in our latest inFocus Review.

inFocus – Deus Ex: Human Revolution Review

inFocus – Deus Ex: Human Revolution Review

In our next Review, we focus our Lens on Deus Ex: Human Revolution – a prequel and third game of the Deus Ex franchise. The original Deus Ex is one of the most coveted PC games of all time, winning award after award from numerous publications in the year 2000. So needless to say, DE: HR has a lot to live up to – find out if it does after the jump.

inFocus – No More Heroes: Heroes’ Paradise Review

inFocus – No More Heroes: Heroes’ Paradise Review

In our next inFocus Review, we put Suda 51′s No More Heroes: Heroes’ Paradise under our Lens. No More Heroes was first released for the Nintendo Wii back in 2008. Now the game makes its way to the PlayStation 3 with updated graphics & full PS MOVE support. Is this rendition really a Heroes’ Paradise, or maybe a Zeros’ Paradise? Jump in to find out.

inFocus – Catherine Review

inFocus – Catherine Review

In our next inFocus we put Catherine from Atlus under our Lens. Catherine is a unique blend of puzzle platformer, adult adventure and survival horror, all rolled into one. Does Atlus hit a home run mixing these genres together, or does Catherine leave gamers lusting for more? Find out inside.

inFocus – Shadows of the Damned Review

inFocus – Shadows of the Damned Review

For our next inFocus, we take on the survival horror title Shadows of the Damned. Brought to us by the duo behind Killer 7, Shadows of the Damned is a love triangle that couldn’t be any more morbid or dysfunctional. Step inside this inFocus to see if the duo of Suda 51 and Shinji Mikami can recreate the magic of there last collaboration or if they have gone the way of Captain and Tennille.

inFocus – Alice: Madness Returns Review

inFocus – Alice: Madness Returns Review

For our next inFocus, we put American McGee’s Alice: Madness Returns under our lens. We couldn’t wait to play this title since the original was PC only. Step through the looking glass to see if Alice can stand up to other console titles, or if she should have stayed on the PC with the likes of Brink.

inFocus – F.E.A.R. 3 Review

inFocus – F.E.A.R. 3 Review

In our latest inFocus Review, we focus our lens on Day 1 Studio’s latest installment of F.E.A.R. – Taking place nine months after the events of the first two games, F.E.A.R. 3 is a story of two brothers. The question is, will they be able to put their differences aside and work together, or will there only be one “favorite son” in the end?  Only time will tell…

inFocus – SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs Review

inFocus – SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs Review

In our next inFocus Review, we put Zipper Interactive’s SOCOM 4 for the PS3 under our lens. With today being Independence Day here in America, we couldn’t think of a better game to release our latest review on than one featuring our U.S. Navy SEALs, wouldn’t you agree? Now hop on in to see if the latest SOCOM passes this test, or if it should have stayed in basic training a while longer.