Despite the fact that horror games were a pretty well-tapped genre, Amber: Journeys Beyond manages to find a pretty unique angle. In the game, you play as the friend of a zealous paranormal investigator. She has purchased a reputed “haunted house” in the North Carolina hills, and has been working there feverishly on new equipment […]
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TIE Fighter is a natural sequel to the X-Wing series, allowing you to play the Empire’s side of the story. The game takes place between the second and third movies, and after X-Wing, so you won’t be playing through the same missions again. Interestingly, you don’t get the feeling that you’re playing for the “bad […]
Space Hulk: Vengeance is based off of the Warhammer 40K tabletop games created by Games Workshop. I must admit that I am not familiar with them, so I’m approaching this review from a strictly video game standpoint. The game doesn’t appear to be using any pen-and-paper or RPG rules anyway, so you can consider this […]
Sentient is an interesting, albeit quirky game released for the PC and Playstation. It’s certainly a high-concept title – its developer has taken a huge risk by centralizing the gameplay around a system that has never been thoroughly tried before. In this case, the game features character-driven gameplay, and an extensive dialogue structure, which allows […]
After Robyn and Rand Miller saw the mind-boggling, record-breaking, rationale-defying success of Myst, a sequel was pretty much a guarantee. Some books came in between and Myst and this game, setting up the story for the battle o’ wits here, and ensuring that the Myst series would be telling a real story instead of just […]