Orcs Must Die was one of our biggest surprises/hits from PAX East 2011. We loved the take on tower defense and how fluid the gameplay felt. At the time I played it on the Xbox 360 and continued that trend…
Confused by all the acronyms? All you need to know is that the physical card game, Nightfall, is on iOS. But how does all the information fit onto a handheld? Find out.
$250 controllers tried to destroy the metal, but they failed as the Kinect smite them to the ground. No one can destroy the metal, the metal will strike you down with a vicious blow.
Got an adventure-puzzling itch that you just can’t scratch? Explore the mansion of Professor F. Quadrangle and other cosmic quandaries in Airtight Games’ Quantum Conundrum.
Straight from the PAX East 2012 expo floor comes a an excellent Arcade Kinect game from the fine folks at Iron Galaxy. The Wreckateer puts you at the controls of a ballista as you wreck havok in goblin infested castles. Shots fired from the ballista each have their own powers and abilities — and you control all of the action using the Kinect for Xbox 360 Sensor. The verdict? It’s a hell of a lot of fun!
The year was 1994 and I was sitting at my computer covered in Dorito crumbs and shattered dreams. After hours of playing XCOM, my entire squad of super soldiers had met their end due to a simple mis-click. Since death in XCOM was permanent, it was time to reload and try again… and again. XCOM: UFO Defense was one of my favorite strategy titles of all time, despite it’s brutal difficulty. For nearly twenty years I’ve been waiting for a proper sequel, and I’m very happy to say that XCOM: Enemy Unknown is that title.
PAX East 2012 is off to a great, and hectic, start. The NA crew started off the day by getting our grubby mitts on Borderlands 2, Orcs Must Die 2, and more titles than my brain can currently recall. I won’t lie, I was so exausted leaving the convention center this evening that I got lost and wandered in circles for a good half an hour.
As the sun slowly rises here in Boston, we have something very special to share with you all, version 3.o of our site is now live!
PAX East is a three-day game festival for tabletop, videogame, and PC gamers. We call it a festival because in addition to dedicated tournaments and freeplay areas we’ve got nerdcore concerts, panel discussions, and an exhibitor hall filled with booths displaying the latest from top game publishers and developers.