Games

Some Old Thoughts on Starcraft II

By |October 14th, 2014|

Starcraft 2 was worth the wait. There have been mixed reviews, and honestly I feel the same way. Not everything has improved over the original. The graphics, the story, the persistent unit upgrades, and the endless playability of this game leave it heads above its predecessor. Battlenet 2.0 and the licensing honeslty suck, and you need to have an internet connection to play the game (yes, even the single-player game).

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5 Essential Indie Games from 2013

By |October 13th, 2014|

These are the indie titles we most enjoyed last year, but there are plenty of contenders we are yet to play. Even so, we think this list is a good reflection of the breadth of experiences delivered by indie developers in 2013, and hopefully it will point you in the direction of a couple you haven’t checked out yet.

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The Witcher (2007)

By |February 13th, 2014|

Dark, mature and full of surprises, this Polish tale of maids and monsters won't fail to enthrall.

Titan Quest

By |October 13th, 2013|

It takes a game like Titan Quest to make you not care very much that Blizzard still hasn't gotten around to making a new Diablo. C'est la vie. Take your time, Blizzard. We're having a great time with Titan Quest. And now we've got the Immortal Throne expansion, which doesn't just add new content after what used to be the final boss. It also gives us an incentive to start over from the beginning.