December 9th, 2009 | by simeon
I doubt there is another genre dominated and defined by a single game like hack and slash is by Diablo. One sees the phrase 'Diablo clone' each time games of this type are announced, and they always end up being compared with what Diablo accomplished ten years ago. I believe, however, that the use of
December 5th, 2009 | by gareth
Recently I got to speak to Tim Jones, Head of Art and Design at Rebellion, about the new Alien Vs Predator game which is highly anticipated by fans the world over. I want to thank Tim and Denny at Sega for the interview.
Questions from Gareth Von Kallenbach
Skewed and Reviewed
1. What is the background and setting
November 29th, 2009 | by simeon
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 as just a game, and not the genocidal product of pure, maleficent evil it’s been made out to be since the infamous announcement of IWNet, is really, really good. The single-player campaign is unflinching and uncompromising, and bravely goes deeper into its own fiction, leaving behind any semblance of
November 25th, 2009 | by simeon
With the holidays coming up and an abundance of games available, We present our 2009 Skewed and Reviewed Online Gift
November 19th, 2009 | by simeon
It’s a good time to be a dead PC strategy gaming franchise. Between this game (the last installment of which was done six years ago) and Majesty 2 (seven!), it seems like we’ve officially arrived at the point when everything worth remembering about the last generation of strategy games is being remembered.
The tough thing
November 15th, 2009 | by simeon
One of Borderlands’ best qualities is its incredibly blunt approach to everything it does. It never tries to explain how vending machines spew out guns, how the economy makes any sense, how bandits repopulate cleared areas without much reason, how vehicles just warp into existence with a press of a button. It all
November 14th, 2009 | by simeon
In the latest New York Times Magazine there’s an article on the indie gaming scene. The article itself isn’t terribly important- like most features written by someone with exactly zero confidence in his own knowledge of the subject matter it doesn’t say anything. It relies on vague non-committal disparagings of ‘the industry’ (about which the
October 24th, 2009 | by simeon
I am very happy to show to you our first cover for our magazine which will be available this Thanksgiving.
October 20th, 2009 | by simeon
GVK: What are some of the biggest victories of the last year? HH: We have had many, but some of
August 30th, 2009 | by simeon
With the NFL Season underway, it is time for gamers to satiate their pigskin frenzy with the latest in the