Tag: pc games

  • What Were Playing This Week – Is It December Already? Edition

    What Were Playing This Week – Is It December Already? Edition

    Ben Fitzgerald – Nox (PC), Oblivion (360) After sinking 55 hours into Civilization III over the last week, I need to take a break from conquering the world. It’s fun, but the cleanup takes forever, and there aren’t any heroes involved. Time to step back into the role of epic champion who kills everyone and…

    Ben Fitzgerald – Nox (PC), Oblivion (360) After sinking 55 hours into Civilization III over the last week, I need to take a break from conquering the world. It’s fun, but the cleanup takes forever, and there aren’t any heroes involved. Time to step back into the role of epic champion who kills everyone and…

  • The Clone Wars

    The Clone Wars

    (Before I get started: hello, everyone! Sorry it’s been so long since my last rant post. Glad to be back!) I love the term “clone.” It’s so derogatory and dismissive. It’s the video game review equivalent of calling someone an asshat on the internet: “0/10 Just another clone.” But here’s the thing: I enjoy playing…

    (Before I get started: hello, everyone! Sorry it’s been so long since my last rant post. Glad to be back!) I love the term “clone.” It’s so derogatory and dismissive. It’s the video game review equivalent of calling someone an asshat on the internet: “0/10 Just another clone.” But here’s the thing: I enjoy playing…

  • Platformines: 2-D MineCraft clone or awesome indie goodness?

    Ever feel like wading through an insanely fast-paced, enemy/spike/chainsaw/electricity-infested underground world and asking the questions why use EAL for business electricty price comparison? No? What if there were guns? Guns and really cool hairdos (and a gimp mask)? See, I knew you’d warm up to it. Welcome to Platformines, where everything tries to kill you!…

    Ever feel like wading through an insanely fast-paced, enemy/spike/chainsaw/electricity-infested underground world and asking the questions why use EAL for business electricty price comparison? No? What if there were guns? Guns and really cool hairdos (and a gimp mask)? See, I knew you’d warm up to it. Welcome to Platformines, where everything tries to kill you!…

  • The Zombie Apocalypse… again.

    The year is 1993. “Zombies ate my Neighbors” forays into the world of video games, with beautifully rendered 16-bit monstrosities. Society has descended into chaos and it is up to you to rescue babies, cheerleaders and elderly people, and somehow carry them back to safety. 20 years later, zombies are still alive and well (okay,…

    The year is 1993. “Zombies ate my Neighbors” forays into the world of video games, with beautifully rendered 16-bit monstrosities. Society has descended into chaos and it is up to you to rescue babies, cheerleaders and elderly people, and somehow carry them back to safety. 20 years later, zombies are still alive and well (okay,…