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Plague Inc. Review

Plague Inc. Review Eradicating the entire world with your own disease seems a bit morbid at first, but Plague Inc. makes it shamelessly addicting. There are tons of games in the pandemic genre, but none of them are as refined as Plague Inc. By Mikeoldboy Plagues In Plague Inc. There are 8 types of plagues, from bacteria to bio-weapon. The difficulties vary. Personally I thought the Fungus (3rd level) was th ...

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Importance Of Casinos In GTA San Andreas

GTA IV San Andreas Grand Theft Auto Andreas is based on the supposed state of Andreas, which is structured around California and Nevada. The three main cities are Los Santos, which is modeled on Los Angeles; San Fierro which is modeled on San Francisco; and Las Venturas which is modeled on Las Vegas. GTA IV San Andreas & Casinos Unsurprisingly there are many locations in the game that involve casinos, a ...

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Borderlands 2: Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt DLC Review

Borderlands 2: Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt DLC Review By Mikeoldboy I love Borderlands 2. There is no other way around it. Blending a Diablo-style loot system with the first person shooter seemed so obvious after Borderlands that it’s hard to believe it wasn't done until 2009. Now here we are in 2013 and Borderlands is still your one stop shop to shoot n’ loot. I am going to assume that if you’re reading ...

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Games That Hate You: “Spec Ops: The Line”

Games That Hate You: "Spec Ops: The Line" Video games are typically designed with fun in mind. The fun can come from the feeling of accomplishment from completing various challenges or puzzles. Or it’s from getting immersed in a story that the player helps shape with his/her in-game character’s actions. Or it’s meeting fellow gamers and either playing cooperatively or beating them competitively. But occasio ...

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Far Cry 3 Made Me Do It

When Far Cry 3 gave me the choice of titty-twisting my enemies or fanning them with a broom, my inner man-child rejoiced. For some, this gameplay might seem childish. For me, I say we need more. Maturity is stifling. Breathe some fresh air. Titty-twist a noob. by alittlesharp Far Cry 3 Gameplay Woes Since Far Cry 3’s release date, Far Cry 3 has fidgeted in the hot seat; and as people both hail its gameplay ...

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Four Things Wii U Gamers Have Learned From The Nintendo Direct Conference

  Nintendo Direct Conference 2013 The recent Nintendo Direct conference whipped gamers into something of a frenzy with announcements about thrilling new Wii U games and updates, but with so much to take in it was difficult to nail down the important bits. Here are five take-away points we feel are among the most exciting. Nintendo Direct Conference: Super Mario Is In Good Hands With the launch of New S ...

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The Witcher 3: What We Know

In case you missed the roaring buzz last month around the Cyberpunk 2077 teaser, CD Projekt Red, the developers of The Witcher saga hinted at something big: The Witcher 3? Hidden in the C 2077 video was a message from CDPR about a completely different game to be revealed February 5th. Well, rejoice. The Witcher 3 could be released within a year. And what else? It’s been inspired by Skyrim. by Alittlesharp T ...

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Top 10 Most Anticipated Video Games of 2013

The Top 10 Most Anticipated Games of 2013 Both 2012 and 2013 have been great years for Video Games and Gamers. This top 10 video games list covers the most anticipated games of early 2013. By Mikeoldboy 10. Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Release Date: January 22, 2013 Platforms: PS3 To start the list off, I chose a game I have been following for quite a while. Ni N ...

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I Wanna Be A Cowboy: Red Dead Redemption

Be A Cowboy In Red Dead Redemption On the world stage Americans have a reputation for being Cowboys. Unfortunately it has a bad connotation. It’s used to characterize Americans as reckless, irresponsible and out of control. But cowboys are the opposite. They are strong, fearless, and courageous. We all have a little bit of cowboy in us. We all want to believe we have these respectable character traits and R ...

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The 20 Best Games of 2012

20 Best Games of 2012 It’s that time of the year again when we reminisce and countdown the best games that left an undeniable impression on gamers and critics. 2012 was a big year with some old favorites reemerging, sequels carrying forward the story and prequels explaining the original plot. Here’s a look at 20 best games of 2012 1. Best Games of 2012: Borderlands 2  Second installment of the 2009 hybrid a ...

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Crack Ops 2 : Why I Can’t Put It Down

Black Ops 2 : Why I Can't Put It Down I’ve been playing Black Ops 2 since its’ release. And I can’t stop. We have so many amazing games purchased through several awesome sales my husband and I found during the holidays, but I just can’t seem to eject the Black Ops II disc from my PS3. Every time I try and play another game, all I can think about is the three more Bloodthirsty medals I need on my MTAR to get ...

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Google Predicts Xbox 720 Will Crush PS4

By Ludos They say knowledge is power, and when it comes to knowledge, Google has no rival in the private sector except for maybe Facebook. Google knows more about all of us than we can possibly imagine. Imagine warehouses full of servers, replete with databases storing every keystroke you make, phone call you make, and place you might go. Only the NSA (National Security Agency) has the capability to gather ...

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Why Movie Based Video Games Suck

Ready to play "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" by Warner Brothers Interactive, set to release around the movie premiere? Before you lay down your hard earned cash, maybe you need to ask yourself . . . Hey, did you see Iron Man 2?  Of course you did.  Did you play the super awful Iron Man 2 videogame?  Let us hope not, or let us at least hope that you got it on Gamefly and returned the game with no vomit ...

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WWE 13: Dissected, Weighed, and Heated in the Microwave for Dinner

WWE 13: Dissected, Weighed, and Heated in the Microwave for Dinner The WWE13 Roster – 3 Leaping Lanny Poffos out of 5 by Jumpman The players in WWE 13 have been graphically improved.  That much is good.  Now overall, the WWE rosters aren’t that bad, but I guess I wasn’t overly impressed with the depth of the playables.  It would be impossible to include everybody, but you don’t have Hardcore Holly?  He’s no ...

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Forza Horizon : Could This Be The Best Forza Yet?

Forza Horizon Could This Be The Best Forza Yet? It 's crazy to think that this is the fifth installment in the Forza series. I guess you could now call it a franchise. Forza Horizon, however, is more than just the fifth game in the series. While it will have some features that fans of the series have come to love, in many ways Forza Horizon is somewhat of a spin off rather than a direct sequel to Forza 4. T ...

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FIFA 13 A Look At The Improvements Made To Career Mode

FIFA 13 Improvements As a long time fan of the Fifa series of video games dating way back to the Mega Drive days and Fifa 13 scores a goal. Fifa 2004 introduced something that we take for granted these days and that is the career/manager mode. I look forward to this each year. Fifa 13 by far is the best career mode in a Fifa game to date and I wanted to share with you a few of the things that I love this ye ...

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Black Ops 2: Redefining The FPS Genre

Black Ops 2: Redefining The FPS Genre Another November, another Call of Duty, this time Black Ops 2. I know that there are some guys out there who like to piss on the fans' yearly Call of Duty parade, but for us this a great time each year. And I, hand on heart, believe that this year's edition of Black Ops is not only the best game in the Call of Duty series to date, but it is also one of the very best fir ...

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3 Crucial Tips for Navigating a Steam Game Sale

Avoiding SGPR (Sale Game Purchase Regret) on Steam By Enemy Crab It seems like every other week Steam is forcing some sort of new sale down my throat. We are currently in the midst of the Autumn sale on Steam, and while I can’t say I’m upset about it, I do think it’s strange that they’re having a sale just because it’s Fall. I like the theme of the Summer sale, and obviously there needs to be a “25 days of ...

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GTA V : The Latest Rockstar

GTA V By Veritas Grand Theft Auto has been innovating gameplay since its inception. An engaging story, solid voice acting and an immersive open world have been constants in the GTA Universe. It is the Coca-Cola of the gaming world, it does not even need advertising. It is coming out and fans are buying it, no question about that. But while GTA proves that an established formula will keep players coming back ...

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From Humble Beginnings, To Glory, To Potential Disaster: The Future Of The Sony Playstation

The History of The Playstation By Veritas The history of the Playstation is a fascinating read, full of intrigue and drama. In 1994, when the first Playstation was released, it was not just another competitor to Sega Genesis and Nintendo 64, it was a change to the gaming world. It became the first console to sell over a 100 million units worldwide and it did that in under 10 years. The Playstation 2, releas ...

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Best Games To Come Out Of The United Kingdom

United Kingdom is renowned for many things! Fish n Chips, soccer and the Beatles but what most of us avid gamers don’t know is that it’s also home to some very talented game developers. Surprised? “I was under the assumption that most game developers are from Japan or USA” is the typical response that comes to mind. So the objective of this article would be to jot down the best games to come out of United K ...

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Test Your IQ With The Testament Of Sherlock Holmes

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Due to a very small amount of release copies for The Testament of Sherlock Holmes I was forced to reschedule my gaming time and replace it with studies. Then after about a month of walking around, tearing a hole in my carpet, naaah just kidding! I am a student, I can’t afford a carpet, but finally I got my copy of The Testament of Sherlock Holmes. I don’t know if this was a ...

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Dishonored : Is This The Game Of The Year?

Dishonored by Jason Bourne Dishonored has taken many of us by surprise this year. It really has not had a whole lot of hype which really is a crying shame because more people need to play this game. Some of the guys who worked on Dishonored worked on the amazing Bioshock 2 and it does kind of show in both Dishonored game play and the setting. Dishonored has been pigeon holed as a stealth game and I is a dis ...

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Is UK Game Development The Best In The World?

by Jason Bourne UK Game Developers Being a gamer from the UK as I was growing up I had no internet or anything like that back in the 1980’s and early 1990’s. I just ignorantly assumed that the majority of games that I was playing on my consoles at the time were either made in Japan or America. Little did I know that this little island that I live on was home to some of the very best video game developers on ...

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Halo 4: A Must Play for Gamers

Halo 4 Lovers of the Halo series are sure to get a kick out of the latest offering. Halo 4 was released for the Xbox earlier this month and is already proving to be a huge hit among gamers. Join the Master Chief on a new campaign as he fights the forces of evil to fulfil his destiny. Natural, the fate of the universe depends on his success, and it is up to you to make sure that he saves the day. As with the ...

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UK Gamers More Sophisticated Than U.S. Gamers

While American Gamers spew obscenities, annoying noises, and even slurs in online gaming, UK Gamers seem to focus more on supportive communication, eloquent team play, and a more cooperative spirit. As the general stereotype goes, the world sees Americans as brash, crude and even rude. The Brits on the other hand seem to have the reputation as the standard for civility, and intelligence, even in war. Going ...

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Top 3 PS4 and Xbox 720 Reveals So Far

The release of the next gen-consoles are a reason to both be excited and nervous about. In an increasingly lucrative industry, developers, publishers and the three major console makers, are in a nonstop search for that edge. These machines could in fact determine if they will be the last of their kind for their respective makers, making it all the more critical that they get it right; not just for the gamer, but for the bottom line. ...

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Army of Two: Devil’s Cartel

Army of Two: Devil’s Cartel By Anonymous Electronic Arts has been receiving a lot of flak recently for sticking to a formula when it comes to publishing games. Prime example of it is their latest offering Army of Two: Devil’s Cartel. This is EA’s second collaborative effort with Dead Space producers Visceral Games (makers of Dead Space 3) and the result is a bit peppered and spiced up version of its predece ...

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Dark Souls DLC Boss Fights Walkthrough

Dark Souls DLC: Boss Fights Walk-through By Veritas The Dark Souls DLC is finally out for consoles as well as the patch that nerfs and buffs a lot of favorites. This guide assumes you have some working knowledge of the game. We also assume you are prepared to die. Getting Started With Dark Souls DLC The Dark Souls DLC areas are not immediately available for new characters. You must have cleared up to Anor L ...

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Why We Love FPS ( First Person Shooters) Games

  Why We Love FPS ( First Person Shooters) Games Video games have the capability to immerse us into a fantastical world where we can cast aside norms imposed by society! There are different gaming genres out there that weave a fabricated world so vivid that it’s difficult not to completely lose touch with reality. A favorite gaming genre is FPS ( First Person Shooter ). First person shooters work by pu ...

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Dead Island Riptide

  Dead Island Riptide   Developer Techland's hit Dead Island is getting a follow up, Dead island Riptide. Despite technically being a role playing game, it gained fans as one of the best shooter games for Xbox, PS3 and PC this past year, although it did have some issues. Luckily, Techland patched up the problems and learned from their troubles, promising Riptide to be a much smoother experience, a ...

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Far Cry 3: Paradise of Insanity Is it true?

  Far Cry 3: Paradise of Insanity Is it true?   First person shooter Far Cry 3 is the long awaited sequel finally coming out? Developer Ubisoft Montreal assures fans that this time they mean it. The Far Cry games are established as some of the best first person shooter games for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC and the long wait is draining on the fanbase. The third installment, Far Cry 3, has been mired in p ...

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Castle Crashers Weapons

Castle Crashers Weapons Castle Crashers, when it was first released on the Xbox 360 in 2008, became this huge cult hit, with its Castle Crashers Characters and some over the top Castle Crasher Weapons. Castle Crashers for PS3  was released a couple of years later along with Castle Crashers for PC, and, boy, did it made the game even bigger. The game Castle Crashers is a kind of throwback to the old school s ...

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My Addiction To Xbox 360 Achievements and PSN Trophies

Xbox 360 Achievement and PSN Trophies Hello, I am Jiwe and I have a confession to make: I am an addict (to Xbox 360 Achievements). I let the addiction take control over part of my life. It forced me to do things I did not want to do. But today, I stand tall and proudly say "I am better now, I am in control now." I am Jewi and I am addicted to Xbox 360 achievements and PSN Trophies, but  soon I will be compl ...

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Remember Me: Memory as a Weapon

Remember Me: Memory as a Weapon Memory is an integral part of the human psyche. From it, guidance may be derived for the path to follow based on previous experiences. Solace can be gleamed from evoking a happy event. Memory dictates to whom we are loyal and for whom we hold an enmity  It is the unassailable keep which makes up individuality. It is sacred, inviolate and deeply personal. At least until visiti ...

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Dead Space 3: Bring A Friend

Dead Space 3 Veritas Examines The Co-Op Promise of Dead Space 3 Set to release on February 5 of next year, Visceral Games' Dead Space 3 comes with some interesting changes. The series of third-person survival shooter games for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC were a welcome entry into the dwindling horror genre. Now that Resident Evil has become more of an action first person shooter for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, Dead Spac ...

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Radiant Silvergun Review

Radiant Silvergun Background This is a remake of a Sega Saturn game that was released in 1998. Treasure, the developer behind this game, has released hit after hit shooter games for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. It was decided that while the game would be re-mastered in HD, players could still have the game look like the old Saturn version if they wanted. Radiant Silvergun Presentation Even back on the Sega Mega Dr ...

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Gotham City Impostors Review

Gotham City Impostors Background Brought to us by the good people responsible for the F.E.A.R. franchise, Monolith Productions, creators of some of funnest first person shooter games for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Gotham City Imposters is an online first person shooter set in the DC Universe but you will not be playing as Batman, Joker, Robin, Killer Croc or any other famous members of Gotham City. It is a very ...

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PS2 vs. Xbox – A Decade Later

Comparing the Sony PlayStation 2 vs. Original Xbox a decade later but with a twist. The Original Xbox falls short in comparison but a modded Xbox is a whole new creature in itself. The Sony PlayStation 2 won the battle back in the day but what about today? Truth is that the past doesn’t matter and these consoles have evolved. Allow me to demonstrate. Now a days the PS2 has over 1,800 games. It’s the best ti ...

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Agent 47 Makes A Bloody Return In Hitman: Absolution

Hitman Absolution By Veritas Fans have been waiting long for one of the classic stealth shooter games for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC to issue a follow up to the Hitman series. Developer IO Interactive has set November 20th as the release date for the fifth installment in their popular series. Agent 47 is back to join the ranks of Xbox 360 shooter games, and is embroiled in a bloody mess. IO promises the game will ...

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Assassin’s Creed III: Fighting for Freedom

Assassin's Creed III   Assassin's Creed III: Fighting for Freedom By Veritas Ubisoft is set to release the next episode of their Assassin's Creed series. Continuing Desmond's adventure, the Assassins versus Templars conflict moves to a new stage: America's War of Independence. This being a numbered title, there is a new protagonist, Connor Kenway. His story certainly looks engaging by the glimpses of m ...

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Batman Arkham City: Review

Batman Arkham City Game:  Batman Arkham City Available On:  Playstation 3, Xbox 360 Size: 1.32GB Summary: The E3 Batman Arkham City Demo that was making its buzz before the games release is now available for download. Lace up your boots, this demo is excellent and gives you the freedom to roam around the city or follow the story line. Either way, you are given 15 minutes to free-lance with the Dark Knight. ...

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The Best Selling Xbox 360 Shooters

Best Selling Xbox 360 Shooters I do video game research all the time, one of my favorite subject matters are sales figures especially on first person shooter games for Xbox 360, the best Selling Xbox 360 Shooters. The best Xbox 360 shooter games are not always the best selling, but their is a correlation. I keep up to date to know the price value when I go shopping at the local stores. These are the games t ...

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Castle Crashers Review

Castle Crashers Castle Crashers ( Castle Crashers Tips tricks and Cheats )is an exciting, comical, 2D side-scrolling, animated RPG and one of the best xbox 360 games . It starts off in your king's castle, during a party, when all of a sudden, an evil wizard intrudes. He steals the king's precious, and very large, crystal. Not only that, but also snatches four of the king's princesses, flying away back to hi ...

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