Game Review: Far Cry 3 (PC)

fc3In Far Cry 3 you play a spoilt little rich brat, who drops down the rabbit hole. That is, if you go by the Alice in Wonderland theme that the game is not too subtle about. In more literal terms, he (Jason) drops down onto a tropical island.… Read the rest

Game Review: Uncharted 3 (PS3)

Uncharted3 GOTYNathan Drake has a flair for the dramatic. If he enters a mode of transport, you can bet it will soon be crashing, burning, exploding, sinking or any of those combined. You do not want to commute with this guy. He also is good at setting off events he caused seemingly by just being around.… Read the rest

Game Review: BioShock Infinite (PC)

jbioshock-infinite-pc-cover-avant-g-1354632827The BioShock franchise has abandoned its waterlogged roots to explore a city improbably floating around high in the sky. You (Booker DeWitt) arrive there to track down a girl. You only know you have to take her back down with you to make up for some unspecified debt.… Read the rest

Game Review: Journey (PS3)

journey-a-ps3-masterpieceI sat down planning to just have a quick look at Journey before doing something else and ended up finishing it in one sitting. It is both that interesting and that short. Journey is not so much a game as it is an experience and like the title suggests, it is not so much about the destination as it is about how you get there.… Read the rest

Game Review: Deadlight (PC)


Deadlight is a pseudo-3D puzzler / action / platformer that takes place in a somewhat clich√© setting. The world has been ripped apart by a zombie-apocalypse and you are one of very few survivors, trying to track down your wife and daughter.… Read the rest

Game Review: Uncharted 1 and 2 (PS3)

500x_uncharted_2_npd.jpgThe Uncharted and Tomb Raider games owe a lot to each other and to Indiana Jones. With a small tweak to their back-story, Nathan Drake and Lara Croft could easily be revealed to be Dr. Jones’ grandchildren. They are ancient artifact-chasing adventurers who spend an inordinate amount of time climbing around giant rooms activating very complex mechanisms that somehow didn’t break down despite being inactive for centuries.Read the rest