Review: Dead Space

A deeply immersive sci-fi survival horror game about kicking undead arse in space. Dead space. Developer: EA Redwood Shores Publisher: Electronic Arts Release date: October 24, 2008 Reviewed on: PC Enter the King Survival Horror, the genre that had us mowing through crazies in the classic Alone in the Dark games, boxing with mutant bears in Ecstatica, and blowing... Continue Reading →

Review: Legendary

A broken FPS with an interesting premise, cool scripted scenes, and a so-bad-it’s-good story. Developer: Spark Unlimited Publisher: Gamecock Media Group Release date: November 21, 2008 Reviewed on: PC One Sunny Mt. Olympus Day Legend has it that nice guy Prometheus had the misfortune of stealing fire from the gods so that we regular humans could keep... Continue Reading →

Review: Batman: Arkham Asylum

A Must-Play game for fans of third-person action adventure. YOU ARE BATMAN! Developer: Rocksteady Studios Publisher: Eidos Interactive Release date: August 25, 2009 Reviewed on: PC The Lone Crusader "Knock, knock." "Who’s there?" "BATMAAAAAAAAN!" — an old Irish proverb It goes without saying that Batman is a well-known franchise; the Lone Crusader was a household name for decades. Unlike... Continue Reading →

Industry Tributes to Totalbiscuit

On May 24, 2018, popular video game critic John "Totalbiscuit" Bain passed away from cancer. And the internet exploded. "If you don't have enemies, you don't have character." – Paul Newman Totalbiscuit has been a pioneer of video blogging about video games – and, while I haven't personally followed his work, I've heard gamers mention... Continue Reading →

Elite Dangerously: Chapter V

ELITE DANGEROUSLY DrKoobie’s Multimedia Quest for the Stars Chapter V: Back to Black “Astra, request permission to dock.” Flight control responded immediately. “Delacey Romeo Kilo, permission granted, proceed to docking bay two. Please regulate your speed on approach, Commander.” Easier said than done. The ship’s thrusters had been ripped to shreds during my last misadventure.... Continue Reading →

Review: And Yet It Moves

A 2D indie platformer that lets you flip the game world upside down so you can better run away from a hamster photograph. Developer: Broken Rules Publisher: Broken Rules Release date: April 2, 2009 Reviewed on: PC Two Dimensional (Just Like That Kid You Know) I’m sure that many a gaming enthusiast would remember playing Commander Keen,... Continue Reading →

Elite Dangerously: Chapter IV

ELITE DANGEROUSLY DrKoobie’s Multimedia Quest for the Stars Chapter IV: Void Sweat in my mouth, eyes, sliding down my chin, hands trembling on the flight stick; adrenaline withdrawal. I was barely holding it together. I yanked the VR helmet off my head and wiped my face with my sleeve. The woman next to me took... Continue Reading →

Elite Dangerously: Chapter III

ELITE DANGEROUSLY DrKoobie’s Multimedia Quest for the Stars Chapter III: Close Quarter Combat "No, really, I'm no Jameson." My Pilots Federation rank was Novice — not something to boast about, but better than that of countless Harmless pilots who perished on the frontier in droves. But she didn't need to know that. Hold that thought. "Wait,"... Continue Reading →

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