PS3: Journey

Review: I never did play flOw, ThatGameCompany’s debut work, because it seemed a little esoteric for me.  I’m a huge fan of narrative (which is really what this blog should be called, I think) and a game about abstract shapes in a blue featureless mass just didn’t appeal to me.  Where’s the story in that? […]

360: Mass Effect 3 (overall review)

Note: There will be a follow up post to this to talk about the story from a more spoiler-centric perspective.  This review is largely spoiler-free. Review: It comes down to the ending, doesn’t it? All in, Mass Effect represents at least 120 hours of gaming, perhaps more than twice that much with replays, and renegade […]

360: The Lost Archive [Assassin’s Creed: Revelations DLC]

Review: I have mixed feelings about this DLC in the end mostly because I’m not sure what Ubisoft’s intentions were, and that’s not the first time this has happened.  If you liked the first-person gameplay of “Desmond’s Memories” from the main game (Assassin’s Creed: Revelations) then you’re in luck, but the entirety of The Lost […]

360: Batman: Arkham City

Review: Much like the game that came before it, Batman: Arkham City is an excellent 3rd person game with Real Batman-like Action that does a pretty good job of weaving the disparate plans of several villains all stuck within the eponymous quarantine zone into a cohesive narrative.  While this game is billed as an Open […]