By Brad Gallaway on October 28, 2013 - 11:00pm.
If you haven't been paying close attention it's probably been pretty easy to miss, but I would like todraw your attention to a recent Xbox Live Arcade (XBLA) to release called How To Survive, from Eko Software.
By Sinan Kubba on October 23, 2013 - 10:21pm.
Sinan Kubba, joined by just one GameCritic in the form of Brad Gallway, takes the opportunity to have a Big Red Potion reunion by bringing his former co-host Joe DeLia and Eurogamer's Jeffrey Matulef onto the show. The quartet take a dazzlingly irreverent (and temporally irrelevant) dash through the games they've been playing, covering The Last of Us, Saints Row IV, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, Ico, Wordament, Asura's Wrath, and The Wolf Among Us.
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By Daniel Weissenberger on October 20, 2013 - 11:45am.
The Music of the Night Is Off-key
HIGH Seeing that 90s-style goth club vamps are alive and well.
LOW The embarrassingly awful final boss fight.
WTF I'm sucking his blood from a foot away? Is that a power? No, just bad graphics.
By Sparky Clarkson on October 20, 2013 - 11:27am.
Actions Speak Louder than Words
HIGH In the water, pulling the left trigger.
LOW The slightly-off epilogue.
WTF Becoming a blood monster.
By Brad Gallaway on October 16, 2013 - 11:00pm.
Anyway, 2013 is a strange year. It's now October, and ordinarily I'd be up to my neck in review games at this time, but I'm actually drifting between assignments with nothing really due… I'm never one to look a gift horse in the mouth, though, so I decided to jump into a few things that have been lingering on the backlog.
By Brad Gallaway on October 13, 2013 - 7:01pm.
A Wolf in Man's Clothing
HIGH An urban fantasy detective story? Yay!
LOW Slow loading and framerate chugging with a game like this? Really?
WTF How in the world are they going to resolve this cliffhanger?!?
By Brad Gallaway on October 13, 2013 - 6:03pm.
Is It XCOM? No. Is It Great? Yes!
HIGH Fantastic style and a great story with genuine surprises.
LOW Brutal starting difficulty. The endgame has too many mobs.
WTF Finishing only one investigation short of a perfect run!
By Brad Gallaway on October 4, 2013 - 11:00pm.
So although I completed the review for Defiance a while ago, it's a pretty big game apart from it being an MMO. I didn't have time to complete the campaign when I was submitting the review, but now that I've had a little bit of free time in my schedule, I was eager to get back to it. I'm happy to say that I finally completed the campaign, and that the game is 100% solo-able. In fact, it's maybe a little too solo...
By Gene Park on October 3, 2013 - 5:13am.
A Grand Scheme
HIGH The drive from Blaine County back to Los Santos, and seeing the skyline for the first time. It was only then that I began to grasp just how much larger the map was compared to any other game.
LOW Trevor and Michael fighting over the same thing for the fifteenth time.
WTF First-person doggystyle. It'll make you laugh.
By Brad Gallaway on September 29, 2013 - 11:30pm.
What have I been playing? I just completed The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, and much like Lost Planet 3, it's another great game which started off with a few strikes against it, and as far as I can tell, apparently everyone on earth has now forgotten that it exists.
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