Exclusive Interview: “Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Dragonfire” Author James Swallow

 

While it may be a while before we get to take control of Splinter Cell hero Sam Fisher, the iconic video game hero isn’t just sitting around the house, watching TV. In the following email interview, writer James Swallow ...CONTINUE

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“Forspoken” Review

 

A video game is often only as good as its weakest parts. But sometimes a game manages to overcome its obvious flaws. And while the results are never great, they can be good. Or at least halfway decent. Which ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: “Tom Clancy’s The Division: Compromised” Author Thomas Parrott

 

While it’s been nearly four years since the most recent game came out, and there’s no word on when the next one will be released, fans of The Division series haven’t had to go cold turkey where pandemic-related post-apocalyptic ...CONTINUE

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The Worst Video Games Of 2022

 

2022 was easily the best year for games in, well, I can’t remember how long (as you can see from my companion piece, “The Best Video Games Of 2022“). But that doesn’t mean there weren’t some real ...CONTINUE

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The Best Video Games Of 2022

 

For years, I’ve started my “Best Video Games Of [insert year here]” lists by lamenting how it was a terrible year for games, but that there were some bright spots. Not this year. 2022 was easily the best year ...CONTINUE

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“High On Life” Review

 

Let’s be very clear about something: The sci-fi first-person shooter High On Life (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC) is absolutely, positively not a Rick & Morty game. Sure, it’s made by Squanch Games, the studio co-founded by Rick ...CONTINUE

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“Terror Of Hemasaurus” Review

 

As someone who spent the late-’70s and early-’80s watching Godzilla movies on TV, the classic mid-’80s arcade game Rampage — in which you get to be a gigantic monkey, wolf, and yeah, lizard who trashes a city — was ...CONTINUE

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“The Callisto Protocol” Review

 

It’s always annoying when a game designer refuses to admit their game is like someone else’s. “So, it’s a sci-fi first-person shooter in which a genetically-modified super soldier in power armor fights religious aliens on a circular world…and you ...CONTINUE

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“Need For Speed Unbound” Review

 

I hate to say it — and hate that it’s making me say it — but Need For Speed Unbound (Xbox Series X / S, PlayStation 5, PC) gave me some serious “so what” vibes. While ...CONTINUE

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