Monthly Archives: December 2011

Dead Space 2

Platform: PS3*/Xbox 360/PCGenre: Survival HorrorPlayers: 1 (Online: 8)ESRB: Mature (Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language) Dead Space 2 is the sequel to the fantastic Dead Space, a game that helped revitalize the survival horror genre. Isaac Clarke narrowly escaped … Continue reading

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The Next Year

2011 was a big year for video games, and so a big year for us playing them. Most people have their eyes on the holiday releases like Call of Duty and Uncharted, but who can forget that Portal Kombat also … Continue reading

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Infamous: Festival of Blood

Platform: PS3*Genre: Action/AdventurePlayers: 1ESRB: Teen (Suggestive Themes, Violence, Blood, Use of Alcohol, Language) Infamous: Festival of Blood is a downloadable game from the PSN with a story separate from the other two Infamous games. Cole is bitten by Bloody Mary … Continue reading

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Beyond Good & Evil

Platform: PS2/Xbox/Gamecube/Xbox 360 (Live Arcade)/PS3 (PSN Store)*Genre: Action/AdventurePlayers: 1ESRB: Teen (Comic Mischief, Violence) Beyond Good & Evil is a classic title from the last generation. It was a commercial failure but a critical success, and for good reasons. The game … Continue reading

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Resistance: Fall of Man

Platform: PS3*Genre: First-Person ShooterPlayers: 1-2ESRB: Mature (Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language) Resistance has been around a while at this point, with the third title on shelves, so I’ll just offer up a few quick thoughts. A lot of … Continue reading

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Rayman Origins

Platform: PS3*/Wii/Xbox 360Genre: Side-Scrolling PlatformerPlayers: 1-4ESRB: E10+ (Comic Mischief, Mild Cartoon Violence, Suggestive Themes) I remember playing the original Rayman at a friend’s house very vaguely. We got stuck very early on – at this time I didn’t have a … Continue reading

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