“Resident Evil: Revelations,” originally released last year for Nintendo’s 3DS, attempted to take the series back to its roots by marrying survival horror elements from the earlier games with the action-oriented gameplay of recent installments. Fans responded positively, and it seemed only fair that console gamers be treated to the same experience, but now with a few layers of polish.
A look at some under-the-radar games that might make great gifts for the video gamer on your holiday shopping list.
Blogger's note: This list of upcoming games I'm looking forward to appeared recently in The Press Democrat, but I held it back for publication so that I could add a few more titles I didn't have room for in print. Now that every video game company has cleared [...]
Nexon's free-to-play MMO is in open beta and set to launch in a few days. Also worth a look from recent weeks, "Catherine," "Bastion" and "Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet," among others.
The year's half over, and "Bulletstorm" unexpectedly stands tall as my game of the half-year.
It's another slow week for new games, but "World of Warcraft" has gone free-to-play up to level 20, and there are sales everywhere.
With "Duke Nukem Forever," "Alice: Madness Returns" and "Child of Eden" all hitting this week, we're getting three sequels to games that are more than 9 years old. I'm only recommending two of those sequels, however.
It's been a while since I've done one of these, but nonreview games I've managed to sneak in include "Outland" and "Dragon Quest IX." I've also been spending time with old favorites "Bulletstorm" and "Portal 2."