Archive for February, 2013

  • Usagi Yojimbo: Way Of The Ronin

    The Wrong Warrior’s Path

    Usagi Yojimbo: Way Of The Ronin forgets that the keenest blades are the ones left in their scabbards.

  • Rayman Origins

    The Cut Of Their Gibberish

    The upbeat nonsense of Rayman Origins’ soundtrack keeps us from asking questions.

  • Martin Stig Andersen

    Aural Histories: Martin Stig Andersen, Limbo sound designer

    Playdead’s audio auteur toed the line between nature and artifice in Limbo.

  • Caesar's Day Off

    Roman Holiday

    Caesar’s Day Off tells the story Edward Gibbon did not.

  • Temptation: The New Sale Of The Century

    No Sale

    Temptation: The New Sale Of The Century misplaced the fantasy that fueled its game.

  • 400 Years

    Aging Gracefully

    400 Years is a browser game that thinks in centuries.

  • Nazi Zombie

    Japanese Zombie Space Race

    From cute animals to fast cars to Nazi zombies, this week’s releases have a little something for everyone.

  • Disposable Heroes

    Disposable Heroes: Commandos 2: Men Of Courage and XCOM: Enemy Unknown

    Death becomes us.

  • Year Walk

    Night Terrors

    Year Walk is a muted stroll through sobering horror.

  • Crysis 3

    Predator And Prey

    Crysis 3 has a muddled message about heroism, but it shines as a tense game of cat-and-mouse.

  • Aliens: Colonial Marines

    Divide And Conker

    Highlights from the week’s comment threads.

  • Cat Walk Once

    Treading Untrodden Trails

    There’s no going back in Cat Walk Once.

  • Gabe Serbian

    Gabe Serbian, musician

    The legendary drummer has only one game on his mind. And he’s just happy he doesn’t have to buy memory cards any more.