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Could Co-Op Ruin Dead Space?

18 Jun

I’m a huge fan of the Dead Space franchise, and Dead Space 2 was one of my favorite games of 2012. I was really excited to see some footage of the upcoming threequel at this year’s E3, but EA and Visceral’s press conference left me, well… underwhelmed. Co-op? Why? Ice planet? Why? Cover system? Why? [...]

Alex’s Most Anticipated Games- E3 2011 Edition

10 Jun

With E3 over, I decided to rank the games featured at the show I’m most excited for. Keep in mind that I’m leaving off games I already put on my prior Most Anticipated Games post, such as Bioshock Infinite. 1. Mass Effect 3 March 6th, 2012 This is a no brainer. In the past I’ve [...]

Microsoft’s Kinect is Still Kinda Lame

10 Jun

A couple of days ago I watched Microsoft’s E3 press conference on Spike TV and then wrote about it on Games Abyss. Like last year, the conference was heavy on Kinect, and despite the awesome capabilities of the technology, the games still look pretty shitty. Read my take here.


8 Jun

As I’m writing this, I’m watching the 10+ hours of E3 footage on G4 and Spike that I recorded with my DVR. Even though I’ve never gone, E3 is one of my favorite times of the year, as we are literally flooded with juicy videogame news. Hopefully Games Abyss will post my latest editorial, on [...]

Cinematic Game Trailers- Beautifully Rendered Deception

6 Jun

If you follow videogame news, even with a mild passing interest, then you’ve probably heard of Dead Island. Announced back in 2008, this “zombies on a tropical island” adventure was thought to be dead and buried until an incredible, emotionally wrenching teaser trailer was released a few months ago. It showed a family being attacked [...]