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Red Johnson's Chronicles: One Against All Review

Against the Wall

Red Johnson's Chronicles: One Against All Screenshot

HIGH I genuinely cannot remember a single moment of even mild pleasure.

LOW Horse Rider 2.

WTF Well, at least they lampshaded the fact that this guy's name sounds like a porn star's stage name.

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Review

A Study in Perspective

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Screenshot

HIGH The cerebral gameplay is a great break from action titles.

LOW Needing an FAQ to find overlooked items.

WTF Why isn’t there a Benedict Cumberbatch skin?

The Walking Dead: Episode Four—Around Every Corner Review

How Did You Not See That There???

The Walking Dead: Episode Four—Around Every Corner Screenshot

HIGH Seeing Clem's training from Episode Three pay off.

LOW Doing the wrong actions and dying because of the goofy controls.

WTF You really think you can carry that in a backpack?!?

The Walking Dead, Episode Three—The third perspective

The Walking Dead: Episode Three—Long Road Ahead Screenshot

This blog post is going to be about events that take place in The Walking Dead, Episode Three. If you haven't already played this episode, do not read this post.

Video: Ohio State University pays tribute to video games at half-time show

I'm not much into the college marching bands, I don't watch college football and no matter how amazing some say Drumline was, it has never occurred to me that I need to watch a marching band actually do anything.

This is a different matter entirely.

The Ohio State University pays tribute to beloved classic video games (and Halo) during the half-time show at the Ohio State University vs Nebraska game. Games honored at the show were Tetris, Pokémon, Super Mario Bros., Tetris, Halo, The Legend of Zelda and Pac-Man. Try not to jump out of your seat and cheer when Epona makes an appearance.

Orcs Must Die! 2 Second Opinion

Legloas Orcs are an Image Forever Seared into My Brain

Orcs Must Die! 2 Screenshot

HIGH A perfect kill that results in massive chain combos of screaming orcs.

LOW When playing solo: maps designed specifically for co-op.

WTF With all the running the sorceress does, that much sideboob and lack of support is hazardous.

The Walking Dead: Episode Three—Long Road Ahead Review

Bring Tissues

The Walking Dead: Episode Three—Long Road Ahead Screenshot

HIGH The intensity and emotion is unbelievably high.

LOW Are you REALLY not gonna let me grab that map, Kenny?

WTF A glitch made Duck invisible for a few conversations. Mood killer!

The Preacher Loop

Half-Life 2: Episode One Screenshot

In a recent commentary on Valve's Half-Life 2 Episodes, Marsh Davies criticizes much of Episode One for its "failure to make your navigation comprehensible, either spatially or narratively." He goes on to praise Episode Two for remembering to provide the player with an overview of its regions, so that the spaces allow the player to see the places he has been, or is going to. As I was reminded in my own recent replay of the original Half-Life and its companion games, this is not a recent improvement by Valve, but a return to form.

Orcs Must Die! 2 Review

Sappers Closing In!

Orcs Must Die! 2 Screenshot

HIGH Watching orcs get launched into the abyss/lava/acid/void traps never fails to bring a smile to my face.

LOW Attempting a perfect run, only to have orcs repeatedly slip past when I'm busy elsewhere.

WTF The Sorceress's "clothes" might as well be made of dental floss.

Unmechanical Review

Unmemorable

Unmechanical Screenshot

HIGH Seeing the gorgeous underwater areas.

LOW That's it?

WTF What, exactly, does a world of robots need a giant, beating heart for?

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