Archive for April, 2012
 

 

The OMG! Hour: Episode 1

The one with the introductions It’s finally come to fruition. We have a podcast! In this inaugural episode of The OMG! Hour podcast, we introduce ourselves and talk about our experience at PAX East 2012 as well as some of the...
by TheOMGHour
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Blood Bath

Lasting First Impressions of Bloodforge by Climax Group Having had not heard much buzz prior to its release, it was with some trepidation that I loaded up Bloodforge, the second title in Microsoft’s ‘Arcade Next’ XBLA pro...
by Craig
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PAX East Preview – FireFall

I remember playing a build of FireFall last year at PAX East 2011 and I went away from it not very impressed and not excited for the title at all.  So I went into the demo of it again this year with a bit of skepticism and was...
by Sean
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PAX East Preview – Transcripted

What do Geometry Wars and Zuma have in common? Not much, really, but when you take the concepts of both games and merge them together you get a wonderful little title called Transcripted by Alkemi Games.  Available for some ti...
by Sean
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New Star Trek Game Teaser Trailer and Concept Art

Namco Bandai today shared some concept art and a new teaser trailer for their new Star Trek game, due out in 2013.  As a life-long fan of Star Trek, I will certainly be keeping my eyes out for more information on this game as ...
by Sean
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It’s a Matter of Perspective

Lasting First Impressions of FEZ from Polytron Corporation The moment the title screen materialized accompanied by a haunting Vangelis-style chiptune theme, I knew that FEZ was something special. The logo, itself an optical ill...
by Craig
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PAX East Preview – XCOM: Enemy Unknown

If you were to ask me for a list of my favourite games of all-time, Microprose’s seminal 1994 PC title X-COM: UFO Defense would be somewhere near the top. I couldn’t contain my excitement when 2K Games announced back in Jan...
by Craig
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PAX East Preview – Borderlands 2

One of the biggest attractions at last week’s PAX East 2012 was 2K Games’ large-as-life Borderlands 2 booth with lines snaking all the way around the booth and wait times of nearly 2 hours to play for 20 minutes.  Craig an...
by Sean
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PAX East Preview – Spec Ops: The Line

It had been 14 years since I last played a Spec Ops game and my fractured memories did nothing to prepare me for my demo of the ninth installment in the series, Spec Ops: The Line, developed by Yager Development and published b...
by Craig
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