By Mike Mahardy Contributing Writer A serene waterfall gives way to raging river rapids. A bleak, ice-covered mountain rises above a calm village. It is hard not to stare in awe at the world Bethesda Game Studios has created in the new “Elder Scrolls” installment. Immersing yourself in a virtual world has never been…
By Mike Mahardy Contributing Writer The walls of Arkham City rise high above the criminals of Gotham. Smoke rises while the sounds of distant gunshots pervade the atmosphere. The super prison itself seems to breathe with life. Everywhere you look, crime and evil fill the alleys of this sinister city. With the plethora of mediocre…
“Dominion” has had amazing success since its release in 2008, while “7 Wonders” is off to a similarly hot start since its release last fall. The two games share some similarities, such as play time of about 30 minutes or less, but their differences are what make both must-own titles.
I traveled around the area to observe the aforementioned war game activities, and what I saw was anything but violent. I saw friends competing against friends and fathers having fun with their sons.
“Catherine” is an unusual experiment in gaming. It’s a sexy yet moralistic horror-romance.
The NCAA Football franchise by EA Sports is a best-seller every year in every city, but it gets a little extra attention in cities like Fayetteville when the local team has high expectations.
Now that we’re halfway through 2011, let’s look at the 10 best games so far.
Ah, well. We were having such a good year for video games. It was bound to come to a crashing halt, wasn’t it? Previously, I told you “Duke Nukem” stinks. Now: “Shadows of the Damned.”
So here is “Duke Nukem Forever” at last – the most disappointing blockbuster of at least 2011 and possibly hereafter, forevermore, indefinitely, until death do us part.
The new racing games “Dirt 3” and “MX vs. ATV Alive” make terrible first impressions — undercutting the fact that they aren’t bad.