Game Review: Star Wars Battlefront (PS4, 2015)

battlefrontcoverStar Wars Battlefront consists of short bursts of exciting conflict, leading to a speedy, untimely death, followed by reincarnation and a quick jog back into the action for more punishment and – less likely – glory. The foolhardy experience can be best compared to the death montage from Edge of Tomorrow in which Tom Cruise finds himself caught in the same fatal battle over and over again. … Read the rest

Game Review: Crysis 3 (PC, 2013)

Crysis_3_Hunter_EditionIn my Crysis 2 review, I stated that I would not be playing the sequel anytime soon. But played it I have, for the most superficial of reasons. I recently upgraded my PC, to the point where it can run current games at pretty much the highest settings.… Read the rest

Game Review: Crysis 2 – Maximum Edition (PC, 2011)

Crysis 2 Maximum EditionCrysis 2 is a convoluted Jerry Bruckheimer action movie poured into a video game, starring a dead-man-walking protagonist, who was almost literally poured into a power suit as he lay dying. It allows him to withstand a great amount of damage or to turn invisible, but not simultaneously, and only for a short amount of time.… Read the rest

Game Review: Mass Effect 3

So – my Shepard’s tale is done. The intrepid space hero wore a face I shaped for him, all throughout Mass Effect 1, 2 and 3 and had his talents honed in accordance to my wishes. The decisions I made for him, followed him from one game to the next, impacting his own fate and that of the people around him, making his particular heroic journey (slightly) different than that of thousands of other Shepards.… Read the rest