A new open-world RPG launched recently, with little fanfare, that I think most fans of the genre should take a look at. No it’s not perfect, plays out lots of the usual tropes, and it does get frustrating at times, but Capcom (yes, Capcom) does quite a bit interesting in Dragon’s Dogma. Dragon’s Dogma allows … Continue Reading →
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First, a warning: If you don’t have a reliable internet connection, you shouldn’t buy Diablo 3. The game disc that you paid $45 to $60 for has artwork, animations, movies, music and dialogue on it. However, the actual game engine itself, the part that determines what enemies you face and what rewards you earn? That … Continue Reading →
If this weekend is for anime fans, next weekend is for gamers — and not just the video game variety. U-Con, one of the state’s largest gaming conventions, is moving this year from its longtime home on the University of Michigan campus to the Metropolitan Hotel in Romulus near Detroit Metropolitan Airport. It runs Nov. … Continue Reading →
I’m not usually one to get all excited about video game trailers (I’ll leave that to Mike), but when Mike told me about this upcoming game, I knew I had to share more than a tweet. It’s called “Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch” and will be hitting the U.S. for PS3 sometime … Continue Reading →
After 13 years, the classic Ocarina of Time makes its way to the 3DS; it’s been worth the wait. The game’s graphics have received a complete overhaul, and the once-flat world of Hyrule now jumps to life. The visuals are, in a word, incredible. However, with the graphics receiving such a beautiful treatment, I am … Continue Reading →