Diablo III is an easy game to recommend to fans of the series and newcomers alike… when it works, which so far has not been very often.
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Kid Icarus: Uprising soars on weird and wacky wings Since the Nintendo 3DS was announced, we’ve been teased with bits and pieces of a new Kid Icarus title, originally slated as part of the system’s launch lineup. Over one year since the system’s launch, Kid Icarus: Uprising has finally made its way onto store shelves and into gamer’s hands. The [...]
At this point in iOS’s lifespan, it is obvious that asynchronous multiplier is the ideal way to play a lot of mobile games. This type of competitive play allowing one person to complete a turn and then await the next move from their opponent has been led to the widespread success of games like Words with Friends and, more recently, [...]
Wild Shadow Studios’ Realm of the Mad God is appropriately named, to be sure. Its mildly-massive multiplayer (up to 85 players can join a server) action is served up bullet-hell style in pixely, 8-bit goodness. Leaving aside things like plot or character motivation, after a brief tutorial (and the unsettling news the Mad God Oryx has trapped you in his [...]
Asura is angry. He’s very angry. If I was never sure of anything else during my 15-minute jaunt through the Asura’s Wrath demo, I was always sure of that. In fact, the demo decided to forego the “whys” and “hows” of Asura’s vein-popping rage and just drop you straight into the action – in this case, a fight with a [...]
There are criticisms to be made, of course, but considering the possible pitfalls in the game’s ambition to create a lush, open-world, single player role-playing game with the depth of mass multiplayer online, Amalur delivers a solid experience.