Defenders of Ardania

Saturday, September 1, 2012

The Good: Interesting mix of tower defense elements The Bad: That ultimately don’t mesh together all that well. The Ugly: Endless multiplayer games. There are so many different…

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Crusader Kings 2

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Last year, I randomly stumbled on an old, graphically ancient medieval strategy game called Knights of Honor. It’s a fairly simple game to master, as you spend 90-100%…

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Mass Effect 3

Saturday, September 1, 2012

The Good: Combat is better than ever. Gone are the dull, repetitious planet scanning and safe/pad cracking minigames. RPG elements are well-balanced. The Bad: Completes the ME story…

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Syndicate

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Back in 1993, Peter Molyneux (of Fable fame) produced a game with Bullfrog Productions called Syndicate. The idea was simple: in the not-too-distant-future you control a squad of…

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King Arthur II: The Role-Playing Wargame

Saturday, September 1, 2012

I’m a big fan of the Total War series. I love persistent army and city management (none of that skirmish map, Star Craft mindlessness for me), and the…

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Law & Order: Legacies – Episode 1: Revenge

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Law & Order: Legacies is the latest episodic game series from Telltale Games. As with Back to the Future: The Game and Jurassic Park: The Game, it shows…

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Star Wars: The Old Republic

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Okay, right at the top, I need to run through a list of disclaimers. First and foremost, I’m not a fan of Massively Multiplayer Online games. The things…

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Sequence

Saturday, September 1, 2012

The nice thing about indie developers is that they aren’t afraid to try something new — or at least they’re less afraid than some of the major developers…

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

Saturday, September 1, 2012

The sheer depth of modern RPGs never ceases to amaze me. The worlds that become our fantastical playgrounds are rich not only in the visual flair that modern…

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Shank 2

Saturday, September 1, 2012

A year and a half ago, Shank delivered a largely well-made, if repetitive side-scrolling action game. It gave players a solid mix of gunplay with some short-range knife…

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