Tag: Xbox 360

GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 125: Club Nintendo and Generation 8 Year In Review

We’ve had over a year with the new generation of consoles, and we take a look at who is providing the best playing experience for our hard earned money. Spoiler: it’s not Ubisoft. Plus we talk a little bit about the closing of Club Nintendo and revisit one of our favorite topics from yesteryear in the Games that Made Us, this time focused two of our best friends. Featuring Richard Naik, Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, Mike Suskie, and Aaron “the Iron Man.”

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GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 124: Review Scores and The Hook

The crew talks about the recent decision by Joystiq to ditch review scores (note: this episode was recorded BEFORE the unfortunate announcement of Joystiq’s closure), plus we tackle an old question: how long should one give a game to get good, i.e. the “hook” moment? Featuring Sinan Kubba, Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, Richard Naik, and Anne Lee.

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Infodump: Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin

  BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc. has announced DARK SOULS II: Scholar of the First Sin,  new content focusing on the gameplay improvements and advancement of the DARK SOULS II story.  A free patch will be available February 5, 2015 for existing DARK SOULS II owners on Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment […]

GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 123: Game of the Year 2014 Spectacular

Lights! Camera! Horrible Skype updates! As 2014 comes to a close, the crew reflects on the highs, the lows, the really lows, and the really really lows. Plus, it's our closest, most exciting Game of the Year vote yet. Featuring Richard Naik, Brad Gallaway, Tim Spaeth, Dan Weissenberger, and Sinan Kubba.

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Forza Horizon 2 Review

Racing the Sun

Forza Horizon 2 Review Screenshot

HIGH Being allowed to try drifting a hairpin turn over and over again until I get it just right.

LOW Gosh, that photography mode couldn't load slower, could it?

WTF Apparently people leave extremely valuable cars to rot in barns all the time.

Far Cry 4 Review

Too Large a Portion

Far Cry 4

HIGH Flying the buzzer low over the foothills, seeing a herd of deer chased by a pack of wolves.

LOW In the middle of a successful stealth approach to a major mission, I clipped through a rock and drowned inside it.

WTF "Scream for me! Scream so I know how you sound in hell!"