AlternativA Review Publisher: Bohemia Interactive Developer: Centauri Production Release Date: 11/03/2010 Platform Reviewed: PC (Steam) System Specs: Intel i7 @ 2.8GHz 10GB RAM EVGA […]
Kid Icarus was an action-platformer released for the Nintendo Entertainment System back in 1986 and Kid Icarus: Uprising is the latest installment to the franchise. Most kids today might not even know who Pit the Angel is, if not for his inclusion in the most recent installment of Nintendo’s popular fighting series, Super Smash Brothers. Team Sora took to reimagining this nearly three-decade old game as a 3D shooter for Nintendo’s 3DS. Given the daunting task at hand, in my opinion, they were pretty successful.
Having played the original Shogun: Total War back in 2000, I was excited to see that Creative Assembly was coming out with a new, standalone expansion for Shogun 2. I had never played Shogun 2 or any of the other Total War games and wanted to see just how much of a “standalone” Fall of the Samurai really was.
Your mind is software. Program it. Your body is a shell. Change it. Death is a disease. Cure it. Extinction is approaching. Fight it. This is the tag line for the tabletop role playing game Eclipse Phase by Posthuman Studios. The team that created this game, many of which worked on Shadowrun 4th edition, have created a game that pushes at boundaries, both in the game world and in the real world.
EarthBound was the second installment of the Japanese game series Mother, following the lesser-known first release in Japan. Its release was accompanied by widespread advertising and a very baffling slogan: “This game stinks.” Seventeen years later, it remains a classic that is loved by one of the most dedicated fanbases in the gaming world.