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‘Rory McIlroy’ does some things well, but it’s no stand out

April 29, 2016

EA Sports’ franchises haven’t always had easy transitions to new systems. “Rory McIlroy PGA Tour” debut isn’t as bare as last year’s “NHL 15,” nor as unplayable as “Madden NFL 06” was last generation, but its charms are limited. It does some things well, but they aren’t enough to make it stand out.

PaigeFTW: The Best Cold Open in ‘Uncharted 2’

April 22, 2016

With Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End on the cusp of release for PS4 next month, I thought it would be prudent to look back at the series’ arguable pinnacle: the opening sequence of Uncharted 2: Among Thieves.

An Indie game Zelda fans shouldn’t pass up

April 22, 2016

From its opening cutscene, “Hyper Light Drifter” created a world I immediately wanted to know more about. Titans walk along the landscape, but immediately turn into dilapidated robots before your eyes. The drifter clutches his chest as a violent cough causes him to buckle over.

PaigeFTW: Miitomo: Five-Minute Fun

April 8, 2016

Nintendo’s first tentative baby steps outside of its insular gaming world comes in the form of Miitomo, a social networking app that hopes to capitalize on the company’s singular gift for making time-wasters amazingly fun and addictive.

Taking a ‘Break” with an action-packed television, video game hybrid

April 8, 2016

Peanut butter and chocolate. Thunder and lightning. Country music and road trips. Some things go really well together. Television and video games aren’t two of those things. Only a few developers have experimented with combining the two mediums, but television/game crossovers never feel like more than the sum of their parts.

PaigeFTW: Woe Is You, Wii U

April 1, 2016

Nintendo has vehemently denied rumors that the Wii U will cease production at the end of this year, but one can’t help but wonder whether there’s still some truth to those claims.

Spending the weekend in Siberia

April 1, 2016

The “Assassin’s Creed Chronicles” series has been an interesting couple of side-stories, looking at different corners of the AC universe that the main games just haven’t had a chance to look at.