Botanicula keeps the point-and-click genre alive

In a world infested by fast paced shooters, addictive MMOs and complex strategy games, very few companies are still developing point-and-click adventure games. It is only natural that the best titles come from indie developers and Botanicula promises to be another hit for the team who created Machinarium. The action is anything but intense, so instead of leaving the computer exhausted you will resume your daily routine inspired and relaxed.           … Read more

Never back down from a job in Starhawk

Those who love third person shooters and are on a constant search for something innovative, have plenty of reasons to check out Starhawk. This seamless combination between strategy and action, makes each confrontation unique and therefore more intense. Players can dictate the rules of the game, by building fixed defenses wherever they please, surprise their opponents and react to their actions. While the single player campaign is underwhelming, the multiplayer is so rewarding that it … Read more

Walking Dead’s different take on zombie games

If you are looking for something different from Walking Dead: The Game and hope for more than bashing skulls, you won’t regret playing this title. This is one of the few zombie games that don’t involve excessive and gratuitous violence, but revolve around solid narratives. Players are invited to discover each setting and get to know every character, instead of blazing their way to objectives that mean little to them.           … Read more

Shift Into Top Gear in Tribes: Ascend

Free to play games are acting as a magnet for those who like diversity and wouldn’t invest a lot into a title that they will eventually get bored of. Tribes: Ascend is one of the few free ones that will get players so immersed into the action that they will seriously consider spending real money on alternate classes, better weapons or grenades. It is as fair as it gets, since you get the chance to … Read more

Fun Costs Nothing in Blacklight Retribution

Blacklight Retribution is essentially a first person shooter but it allows players to customize their characters and weapons so much, that it frequently passes the border into RPG land. Add to this the fact that it is free to play and we have an intriguing concept that is worth checking out by anyone who loves tight shooting controls and great visuals. There is no storyline to carry this title, but the numerous game modes are … Read more

Gettysburg: Armored Warfare tries to rewrite history

You don’t have to be a history buff to notice that this strange string of words makes no sense from a historic perspective. The guys at Radioactive Software didn’t seem to care and came up with an intriguing concept that is twisted and eventually lost due to an underdeveloped story, with a second-hand gameplay that sinks constantly. It’s sad to witness how an otherwise unique concept is being shred to pieces by this title and … Read more

Rift Lite gives you a free ride to Telara

The guys at Trion don’t mind walking in the footsteps of WoW and those who haven’t played Rift before, should rejoice. It is now possible to explore the wondrous world of Telara for free and although the ride ends abruptly when you reach level 20, it is still worth joining the action. There are many similarities to World of Warcraft, but while some people regard it as a clone of this celebrated MMORPG, it is … Read more

The Darkness 2: Harness the Forces of Evil

Harness the evil forces in The Darkness 2 Sometimes the Darkness chooses you as an instrument of destruction, but this didn’t stop Jackie from harnessing this power and turning it into a devastating weapon. In The Darkness 2, the story picks up from where it left and reveals a character struggling to preserve whatever humanity is left inside him. At the same time, he feels no pity or remorse in dismembering enemies or gunning them … Read more

Do it your way in Tropico 4

Tropico 4 brilliantly succeeds in combining intricate economical elements with subtle political decisions, to create one of the best city sims on the market. The latest installment that is now available for PC and XBOX 360 owners is the best proof that being a dictator in Tropico 4 is better than in real life. There is more than meets the eye about being a dictator in a Caribbean republic, and those willing to experiment this … Read more