iTuesday Review: Command and Conquer: Red Alert for iPad

One of my favorite PC games ever is Command and Conquer: Red Alert. It was a game I spent countless hours playing after school for a couple years straight. For those of you unfamiliar with it, Red Alert is a real time strategy war game. You build up your base, build some tanks, train some soldiers, and go after the […]

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Underrated Game of the Month: Enslaved: Odyssey to the West

Like homeless people, stray dogs, and even the occasional Ghostbuster, some video games simply fall through the cracks.  Sometimes they were just released at the wrong time, eclipsed by a much bigger game or a surprise chart topper.  Sometimes they just had bad marketing, or too many misconceived ideas about the game spread by word of mouth; often victim to […]

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Review: Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 takes place shortly after the events of the first game, with a fledgling rebellion just starting to take hold, scattered and in desperate need of an early victory.  The protagonist, Starkiller, spoiler alert who was presumed dead at the end of the first game is in some sort of training facility, oh wait, it’s […]

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iTuesday Review: Atari Greatest Hits for iPhone

Video games have come a long way in the last thirty years. If you would have told someone three decades ago that in 2011 a popular gaming device would be a touch screen cell phone they wouldn’t have believed you. Actually they wouldn’t have even comprehended what you were trying to tell them. Despite these advances in technology many of […]

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Review: Swarm for XBLA

Hothead Games has certainly released some fantastic downloadable games, including the Penny Arcade series, which is the first game outside of Pokemon with turn-based combat that I liked, to the hilarious and one of my person favorites on Xbox Live Arcade: Deathspank.  Does Hothead go three for three with their newest IP Swarm? Or will it having you wishing that […]

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Review: Ghostbusters Sanctum of Slime

Atari did something special in 2009, they managed to take a beloved film franchise and turn it into a video game people genuinely liked nearly 20 years after it had last been in theatres.  This is a feat rarely accomplished by games for new movies, so to do so with a film franchise as loved as Ghostbusters was an incredible […]

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iTuesday Review: Sucker Punch Mech Gunner for iPad

A week prior to the release of Warner Brother’s new action-fantasy film, Sucker Punch, Warner Bros Entertainment released a first person shooter game for iPad called Sucker Punch Mech Gunner, available in the App Store. The App’s description refers to it as being “inspired” by the movie, but hey, we know what it really is. It’s a promotional material for […]

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Review: Vanquish

Vanquish immediately has three things working against in most gamer’s eyes.  First is the fact the game has received little if any marketing, so most gamers don’t know much about it and often wrongly assume that it means it isn’t any good.  Second, is that it is a third person shooter, a genre that many gamers unfairly disregard if it […]

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