Category: Games

Game Review: Frozen Synapse

published on Jul 22, 2011 Games Review

I have always been a huge fan of the turn based tactical isometric games such as Jagged Alliance, JA2, Xcom..etc..  So this new one excited me! Read More

Game Review: Red Faction - Armageddon

published on Jul 15, 2011 Games Review

I played Red Faction back in 2001 when it first came out and enjoyed the heck out of it.   It was the very first game to come out with the Geo-Mod game engine which allowed for massive destruction of the game models and levels.   Read More

Game Review: Dragon Age II

published on Mar 15, 2011 Games Bioware, Review

So in my original Dragon Age review I began by asking "Can Bioware do no wrong?"   Apparently the answer is "Yes." Read More

Game Review: Night Sky

published on Mar 06, 2011 Games Review

So in a fit of boredom last night I downloaded an indy game off Steam called "NightSky" for the low price of $9. What a great game! Read More

Game Review: Greed Corp

published on Jan 15, 2011 Games Review

I have always liked turn based strategy games.. They used to be "the" game genre, but over the years as time and technology has marched forward they have largely started to decline in  favor of more real time strategy games and first person shooters. Read More

Game Review: Call of Duty Black Ops

published on Nov 13, 2010 Games Call of duty, Review

I really do enjoy the Call of Duty franchise..  It started out as a PC shooter back in 2003 and was pretty much heralded as the game to be or beat..  They continued with expansion after expansion and broadened their horizons to other machines. Read More

Game Review: Star Wars The Force Unleashed 2

published on Nov 05, 2010 Games Review

I never played the first Force Unleashed game and I sorta regretted it as I knew several folks who said it was a pretty good game..  So I was really excited when they announced a Force Unleashed 2 for the PC... Now I'm not sure why -- it's shit. Read More

Portal 2 looks so awesome... *gleeeee*

published on Oct 11, 2010 Games

So I am a HUGE fan of Portal.. It was quite possibly one of the best 3 hour games I have ever played.. I mean, it was absolutely genius..  Read More

Rockband 3.. *Gleeeee*

published on Sep 14, 2010 Games

I can't even begin to describe how awesome this is going to be..  I'm so stoked.. And I have to say, I totally called it!! Read More

From Rock Band to Real Band

published on Apr 09, 2010 Games

I have been playing the hell out of Rock Band 2.  I very much enjoy it as it's quite fun and challenging.  Read More

Can't talk... playing Rock Band!

published on Apr 05, 2010 Games

So I haven't updated my blog in a while because all my spare time has been spent playing Rockband 2.. It's like crack.. Read More

Ubisoft and their DRM

published on Mar 08, 2010 Games, Rants! Ubisoft, Drm

When will companies learn that their draconian efforts to prevent piracy only serves to hurt their paying customers which directly affects their bottom line!! Read More

I'm about to say fuck Starcraft 2

published on Feb 27, 2010 Games

So I have been playing in the Starcraft 2 beta and to be honest, I'm not overly impressed.  It's basically the same game brought forward with some refinement..  Fine.. Those who love it can play it.. Read More

Game Review: Star Trek Online

published on Jan 19, 2010 Games Review

Here's my righteous opinion on the the first 15 levels of fed play and the first 12 or so of Klingon.. I only really have 2 major complaints. Read More

PVP and Star Trek Online

published on Jan 18, 2010 Games

Firstly, I was really worried when I found out the end game for STO would be PVP-centric.  That just doesn't really work normally for any number of reasons which I wont go into just yet.. Read More

Star Trek Online please don't be another Champions Online

published on Jan 04, 2010 Games

I have to admit that one of the games I am looking forward to in 2010 is Cryptic's, Star Trek Online. Read More

Game Review: Dragon Age - Origins

published on Nov 14, 2009 Games Review

I ask you -- can Bioware do no wrong?  Every game of theirs that I have played, I have loved.  Neverwinter Nights was kinda "Feh" but the concept was excellent even though the editor was horrible. Read More

Game Review: Aion Online

published on Oct 06, 2009 Games Review

I have played a lot of MMO's in my time.. I feel I have a pretty good handle on the genre and have a very good idea of what makes a game good Read More

Game Review: Champions Online

published on Aug 12, 2009 Games Review

Okay I know I'm not supposed to talk about this yet, but it's near enough to open beta that I feel I can safely talk about the game without giving anything important away -- or at the very least I think I'm safe from being sued..  (Please don't sue me..) Read More


published on Aug 03, 2009 Games Warhammer

I love the Warhammer universe.  I have been an avid player of the various table top miniature games as well as the couple RPG games in the same universe.   So when Warhammer Online came out a year ago, I was stoked! Read More

Thorim is hard! Don't nurf him blizzard!

published on May 04, 2009 Games

Yep.. This is a World of Warcraft post.. And one in which I plan to complain to Blizzard about the recent rounds of nurfing.. But firstly let me say that Thorim is dead!  Long live Thorim. Read More

Game Review: Empire: Total War

published on Mar 09, 2009 Games Review

So I have long been a fan of the Total War franchise created by Creative Assembly..  Their games have always been pretty fun -- but most of them have been fairly buggy.. Read More

Game Review: Dawn of War 2

published on Feb 01, 2009 Games Warhammer, Review

I love Warhammer.  I have played Warhammer table top war game both fantasy and 40k pretty much since they came out.  I also have the Warhammer fantasy role playing game, the more recent Warhammer 40k role playing game and gave the Warhammer fantasy MMO a spin. Read More

Game Review: Mirrors Edge

published on Jan 16, 2009 Games Review

Mirrors Edge for the PC is a first person action-adventure puzzle game with an extremely compelling story line and quite possibly the most frustrating game play known to man. Read More

Game Review: Left 4 Dead

published on Jan 14, 2009 Games Review

I have to admit that I'm not a huge fan of zombie thrillers, so I was hesitant about picking up the latest game from Valve; Left 4 Dead.  I just don't really get why people like zombies so much.. Read More

Game Review: Railroads!

published on Jan 05, 2009 Games Reviews

I'm a bit of a Sid Meier's fan -- He will likely go down in history as the king of turn based strategy games with the introduction of the Civilization franchise in the early 1990's. Read More

Game Review: Farcry 2

published on Oct 28, 2008 Games Review

Open world game play is all the rage. The industry has decided that linear is out and that open ended randomness is in! Read More

Game Review: GRID

published on Sep 02, 2008 Games Review

So, I have always liked racing games. Grand Turismo was always my favorite franchise on the PS2 because the game was absolutely beautiful and fun to play.  However, I hated always being tied to the PS2. Read More

Cryptic Studios

published on Jul 28, 2008 Games

Shooting themselves in the foot? Mmm maybe.. I'm an avid MMO player and ever since Cryptic first announced City of Heroes back in 2002 I was in love with the idea of a super hero MMO. Read More

Warhammer and Warhammer Online

published on Jul 26, 2008 Games Warhammer

I play Warhammer 40k and Warhammer Fantasy table top games. I also used to play the Warhammer fantasy role playing game when I was in highschool.. Right now I'm doing my damnedest to assemble and paint models for my new Warhammer 40k Orks Army. Read More

Web based games

published on Jun 30, 2008 Games, Software development

So I find I have been playing quite a few web based games of late. And just about all of them has brought to the fore of my mind the glaring fact that there is nothing they have done that I can't do. Seriously. Read More

Spore Porn *sigh*

published on Jun 18, 2008 Games, Rants!

Spore is a multi-genre massively single-player online game designed by Will Wright and has drawn quite a lot of attention due to its massive scope and open ended game play. Read More

Super Heroes is st00pid

published on Jun 17, 2008 Games

City of Heroes (and thus City of Villains) is one of those sleeper games that has a lot of hidden depth. I played CoH for almost a year starting back in Feb. 2005 when it first came out. I like to refer to it as MMO Lite. Read More

Age of Conan is beginning to annoy me

published on Jun 15, 2008 Games

I'm starting to get upset / annoyed with Age of Conan.  Probably it's more fair to say, disappointed -- but you can only scream at your monitor for so long before disappointment spirals down into something else.  Read More

Assassins Creed

published on Jun 14, 2008 Games Review

Another console to PC port that's been out since April, Assassins Creed is a third person sneaker created by Ubisoft in which the player repeatedly delves into his genetic memory in order to assume the role of a 12th century assassin... Read More

Mass Effect

published on Jun 13, 2008 Games Review

This game looked awesome! Everyone that played it said it was awesome and that I should rush out and get a console to play it -- so needless to say I was really annoyed that it wasn't a PC game and even more annoyed at folks telling me to buy a console.. Read More

By Crom, it's Age of Conan!

published on May 18, 2008 Games Review

It's interesting.. I pride myself on beta testing just about every MMO that has ever been.. So I was a little sad when for whatever reason, the gods decided to not let me into the Age of Conan beta.  Read More

Front Towards Enemy!

published on May 14, 2008 Games, Rants!

So, nothing bothers me more about Call of Duty 4 than how it and every other game, movie and .. media of choice .. misrepresent the Claymore mine. Read More

Video games make me do bad things!

published on Feb 25, 2008 Games, Rants!

So yet another campus shooting is in the headlines. And yet again people are yelling that video games are the problem! What a complete crock of shit.. Read More

PC Gaming is Dead!

published on Feb 11, 2008 Games

As many of you know I play a lot of games. Specifically PC games. You name it and there is a good chance I have played it. Lately it really does seem like games for the PC are starting to fail me. Read More

Wow, I hate you!

published on Jan 11, 2008 Games

Warcraft, I hate you! Okay I don't actually.. In fact, I think the game play is pretty good. The social aspect is pretty good, the combat is pretty good, raiding can be fun, and it's a nice mindless game to play with your friends and loved ones.. In fact, just about everything is pretty good. Read More

Eve being bad and tools

published on Jan 07, 2008 Games

So as some of you know I have been playing the hell out of Eve.. I am really enjoying the game and things are going nicely. I have created a baby combat alt on a second account that I use to PVP and generally misbehave and I'm enjoying it very much. Read More

Games should be fun

published on Nov 05, 2007 Games, Rants!

I fear that so many new games that are being created by small developers, like Infinity Earth, are so against creating what they call a "WoW clone" that they aren't willing to even look at some of the stuff that WoW did right. Read More

Space Submarine!

published on Oct 30, 2007 Games

I have been playing the hell out of Silent Hunter 3 recently.  I have always enjoyed good submarine games, which can be tough to do in an age of few good submarine games heh..    The Silent Hunter games are excellent however, and I very much look forward to getting Silent Hunter 4 -- which is out already, but I've been forbidden to purchase since Christmas is coming up.. Read More

Webbased 4X game in the MoO vein

published on Mar 22, 2007 Games

I have long wanted to make a game -- pretty much since I was a kid. Typically I try to make something bigger than is really realistic for my skills. Read More

Past MMO's I have played

published on Jan 10, 2006 Games

Below is a list of every MMO that I can remember playing -- Either in beta, or once the game when live. Read More