What’s Next for First-Person Shooters?
Dec05

What’s Next for First-Person Shooters?

The modern war shooter was one of the defining genres of the seventh generation (2005-2013) of video games. After the success of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, hardly a month passed without the release of at least one shooter starring a soldier battling terrorists, Russians, or terroristic Russians in today’s world. This saturation, as well as the increeasingly derivative visual and gameplay mechanics the games employ, has led...

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PC Games Rising From The Dead!: Ravaged and Forge Updated With Massive Patches
Aug20

PC Games Rising From The Dead!: Ravaged and Forge Updated With Massive Patches

This screenshot is from Ravaged Zombie Apocalypse, a newly patched version of Ravaged, an apocalyptic multiplayer FPS that previously had no zombies in it. Obviously, this was a problem since Ravaged is a video game released in the 2010s, so the developers have seen fit to add a zombie based survival mode to it. In theory, this is also a bid to create more interest in the game and fill those empty servers, although how adding zombies...

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Far Cry 3 Review
Jan25

Far Cry 3 Review

You’re alone running in the jungle, out of nowhere you notice a small encampment of pirates. They don’t see you thanks to the benefit of being hidden in the foliage of the jungle. You pick your targets and plan out how to take care of them, but as soon as your about to make your move, you hear a distinct growl behind you causing you to literally freeze out of panic. A moment like this is just one of the many that make Far...

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Perspective is Out Now and Free
Dec12

Perspective is Out Now and Free

Perspective, a perspective-based platformer grabbed my attention when its trailer was released back in May. It looked like a labor of love so wonderful; I honestly didn’t expect it to ever see a proper release. Created by a small group of students at DigiPen Institute of Technology, Perspective looks like proper competition to Valve’s Portal in terms of revolutionizing the puzzle game genre. The best part about Perspective isn’t only...

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