Hints to Alan Wake 2?

By guest writer Halacy Kurenski If you take the persona of Charlie Sheen, the talent of Stephen King and a dash of Dick Tracy’s attitude and detective skills you get Alan Wake. An episodic game plays out similarly to a mystery television program, which includes narrative and plot devices normally used in TV, such as…

E3 2012: Featured Games Cont’d

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Black Ops 2‘s demo takes place in the middle of a war-torn LA as you try to protect the president. Dramatic explosions, loud shouting and gunfire everywhere the demo doesn’t let up. Treyarch giving the series a new futuristic look and advanced weapons since it now takes place in…

E3 2012 Square Enix Showcases the Luminous Studio Engine

Though Microsoft and Sony didn’t utter a word about next-gen technology we can tell the developers are getting ready. Square Enix unveiled the tech demo live at E3. The Luminous Studio engine is power can be used for the next PlayStation and Xbox. Hardware specs haven’t been released just yet but it looks like a…

Microsoft E3 2012 Press Conference

Coverage of Microsoft’s press conference from E3.   Microsoft didn’t hold back any announcements during its E3 press conference. Several demos were shown, the future of XBL and smart TV. Starting off the conference showed a behind the scenes video of the Xbox’s most popular series. New gameplay footage of Halo 4‘s single player campaign…

Assassin’s Creed 3 Released Date Confirmed

Assassin’s Creed 3 is given the release date of October 30th. The CEO of Ubisoft, Yves Guillemot,  revealed the information in a conference call with Joystiq. “Assassin’s Creed 3 is the true next generation of both the Assassin’s Creed brand and interactive entertainment/storytelling in general.” Also worth mentioning is that, that Assassin’s Creed 3 is being…

Battlefield vs Call of Duty: The Numbers Game

It’s the second week of November, you know what it’s all about. Everyone is done with Halloween, working on recipes for Thanksgiving, thinking about Christmas presents and it’s the yearly release of Call of Duty. Yes, Activision is now ready for war against Battlefield 3 to win over the sales. The Call of Duty series…

Aging Over Time

Prequels, sequels and reboots happen all the time. In all of media. So it’s never a surprise that a remake or a continuation to a dated title is announced and it shouldn’t be a surprise if that title has an entirely different look than before. Ignore the reboots of running series like Mortal Kombat, Castlevania…

Monthly Round-Up: September 2011

-Dead Island’s Risky Launch- Dead Island debuted last month meeting some mixed reviews and controversy. Critics and gamers liked the graphics and atmosphere of the game but that didn’t make up for the weak story – compared to the the teaser trailer which debuted over a year ago. Still, Dead Island had bugs and flaws…

The Third Time’s A Charm – MW3 VS BF3

Last year, it was Medal of Honor vs Call of Duty: Black Ops. Activision had a nasty scandal in their hands involved with the development team Infinity Ward,losing key people and gaining a lawsuit. Meanwhile, EA laid low, promoted and released Medal of Honor a month before Call of Duty: Black Ops. The game received…

Drive Angry

San Fransisco is the city for crazy car races and chases. San Fransisco: Rush, Blur, Juiced, Test Drive and the Top Gear. All of these games had at least 1 title that took place in San Fransisco. 60’s actor Steve McQueen changed the location of Bullit from New York to San Fransisco because he the…

The Breath of Fire

This November prepare to step into the vast open world of Skyrim. The 5th sequel to the Elder Scrolls series resembles the cold plains from a Nordic tale. From traversing the huge world to using mystical powers and fighting dragons this edition of Elder Scrolls packs a punch with it’s sleeves rolled up. It still…

Feeling The Rage

There are several post-apocalypse games – Fallout 3, Borderlands and S.T.A.L.K.E.R. to name a few. Honestly, there are so many titles that post-apocalypse may as well be it’s own genre for gaming. But Rage isn’t your typical wasteland-shooter. The people at id Software (the fathers of the FPS games Wolfenstein 3D to Doom to Quake…