Exclusive Interview: “Control Freak” Author Cliff Bleszinski

 

As the very public face of such iconic video game franchises as Gears Of War and Unreal Tournament, designer Cliff “CliffyB” Bleszinski was, for years, one of the most recognizable faces in videos games. While fellow designers Shigeru ...CONTINUE

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“God Of War: Ragnarok” Review

 

Some people think every new installment of a thing should be a reinvention, or at least add a lot of new stuff to the mix. It’s why there will undoubtedly be people who’ll criticize God Of War: Ragnarok ( ...CONTINUE

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“Bayonetta 3” Review

 

If there’s one word that best describes the original Bayonetta it’s “ridiculous.” The action was ridiculous; the story was ridiculous; and the character was so ridiculously sexualized that, over the course of the game, she went from being offensively ...CONTINUE

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“Ghost Song” Review

 

“The Deadsuit. Quiet for many years… On this day, something stirs within. Something new…” And with these ominous words, the adventure that is Ghost Song begins. A sci-fi, third-person, side-scrolling shooter for Xbox Series X / S, Xbox One, ...CONTINUE

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“Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare II” Review

 

One of the hallmarks of the Call Of Duty series is that these first-person shooter games’ annual installments usually only makes incremental changes, not big ones. Not since 2007’s Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, anyway. And while ...CONTINUE

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“Prodeus” Review

 

As an old fool, I often like it when people kick it old school. Especially when those people are game designers making a first-person sci-fi shooter. But I also love modern conveniences. Which is why I was excited to ...CONTINUE

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“Metal: Hellsinger” Review

 

The rhythmic first-person shooter / hack & slash action game Metal: Hellsinger (Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5, PC) has been billed as a cross between Doom and Guitar Hero, in that you shoot demons to the beat of ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: “Halo: The Rubicon Protocol” Author Kelly Gay

 

In her three previous Halo novels — Smoke And Shadow, Renegades, and Point Of Light — writer Kelly Gay expanded upon the military sci-fi space opera universe of the titular video games in a rather interesting (and ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: “Assassin’s Creed: The Magus Conspiracy” Author Kate Heartfield

 

In the following email interview about Assassin’s Creed: The Magus Conspiracy (paperback, Kindle, audiobook), author Kate Heartfield discusses what inspired and influenced this video game-connected novel…as well as how it’s not the only time she’ll ...CONTINUE

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