Opinion

Dead Space 3 “Awakened” DLC: Scary but Short

Most players have been able to complete Dead Space 3 in roughly 12-14 hours and have been anticipating the release of the “Awakened” downloadable content. Not only to continue the storyline, but to also add the level of suspense we were all missing from the game itself. Throughout the DLC, Isaac and …

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Always Off: The Story of SimCity’s Failure to Launch

(Sim)City on Fire

If there’s one thing we’ve learned since Tuesday, it’s that people hate digital rights management. And yet, despite gamers’ loathsome attitude toward the idea of DRM and restriction in general, more games, including Maxis’ 2013 SimCity, are adding new forms of infrastructure and gameplay that require games to phone home, …

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League of Legends: Secrets of the League

Maybe it’s the soothing reassurance of the announcer that echoes in the background, as tower after tower falls and your team slowly advances on the enemy’s base. Perhaps it’s the thrill of a perfectly executed combo thrown down by 5 people all at once, creating a synergy of attack and …

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