In EVOLVE four hunters, each with unique weapons and skills, race to bring down a monstrous behemoth that is constantly growing more deadly as the match progresses. Think of the game sort of like the movie Predator, but with the Predator constantly munching on steroids to get even more predator-y. Both Scott and I played EVOLVE at this year’s PAX and had very different experiences.
I was a bit apprehensive to try out the newest playable character in Borderlands 2. I've probably played Gearbox's bullet slinging masterpiece for hundreds of hours, and the idea of playing MORE Borderlands sort of made me uncomfortable. An analogy…
By using the application you’ll not only be able to spam your friend’s timelines with pictures of Tiny Tina and Claptrap, but you’ll also receive a golden key VIA e-mail on December 21st, should we all survive. Head on over to the offical Gearbox Facebook page and have fun spinning the doomsday confession wheel thingy!
XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a bold take on a classic genre that hopefully brings new players into the fold. With a ton of depth and customization, players could easily find themselves spending hours upon hours tweaking their squads armor, colors, heads, and haircuts before sending their tiny soldiers out to face their inevitable brutal slaughter (unless you reload). But is it fun? (clicky)
Long ago, in an age lost to time, I was an avid MMO player, and even ran my own guild for longer than I care to admit. On top of giving me a very flat bottom from all the sitting that transpired, guild leadership taught me to be infinitely patient when dealing with folks in multiplayer games.
Seeing footage of XCOM: Enemy Unknown at this year’s PAX: East quickly reminded me how much I longed for the glory days of well executed turn based strategy. Not only did the XCOM look incredible, it also seemed to mysteriously capture the tone and pedigree of the original title. If you’re anything like myself and have been waiting for a proper release day for this long anticipated title, we’ve got great news, the wait is almost over! XCOM is set to invade North America on October 9th 2012 for both 360 and PC. (click for more info)