Just Cause 2: A Review

The worst part of open world games is that they seem huge and full of potential but then you end up doing the same shit over and over again. Just Cause 2 has you playing as Scorpio, a mercenary/special ops kind of guy working for the U.S. government … [Continue reading]

Sleeping Dogs: A Review

Sleeping Dogs was sold to me as Infernal Affairs: the Game and as someone who loves Heroic Bloodshed, how could I say no?The story of the game follows the story of Wei Shen, a Hong Kong native who has returned from living in the United States for … [Continue reading]

The Methodology Behind The Witness

Much has been said about The Witness’s ability to teach the player how to solve its puzzles. In designing the puzzles, Jonathan Blow worked from simple to complex, and while the game is arguably genius in how it teaches the player, the methodological … [Continue reading]

Games Can’t Portray Addiction Right

"This will be the last cigarette I ever smoke" is something I tell myself about once a week after I finish a pack. It doesn't take more than a few hours before I have a new pack sitting in front of me. --  Going out for a cigarette has become a habit … [Continue reading]

Tharsis: Gambling in Space

You barely fixed the life support module in time. The air is getting thing. Through a window, you see a never ending stream of debris floating through space. You know that the debris is coming from the ship. This is no longer a return … [Continue reading]