Lone Survivor Review

I’ve had at least one little nightmare thanks to Lone Survivor, and that’s a good thing. It wouldn’t surprise me if Jasper Byrne’s new creation were some photorealistic splatter orgy like Dead Space, but Lone Survivor looks like it locked itself up back in 1985 and just now had the guts to peek outside. And…

World Gone Sour Review (GameSpot)

If you’ve ever wondered what happens to those candies that disappear between your couch cushions, World Gone Sour has an answer, particularly if those candies happen to be Sour Patch Kids. These globs of sugar, specked with crumbs and cat fur though they may be, apparently want nothing more than to fight their way back…

Keep Your MMOs Out of My Elder Scrolls! (GameSpy)

I want to believe. I want to believe that the rumors about an Elder Scrolls MMO announcement in May will result in one of the genre’s best games, but I find myself convinced that The Elder Scrolls series can’t introduce an MMORPG without losing its soul. I’m not saying that such a game couldn’t be…

10 Things I Learned in Pandaria (GameSpy)

I know a few of you will hate me for saying this, but I think I like Blizzard’s Pandaland. After the chaos of Cataclysm, such a bright and welcoming landscape feels like coming back to a remodeled home. My concern instead lies not with the Pandaren or their Asian-themed wonderland, but rather with a return…

Five Online Games That Should Have Been Single Player (GameSpy)

Long-time readers of this site know that I love a good MMORPG. Yet when THQ announced last week that Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millennium Online would “shift” from a massively multiplayer online roleplaying game to a single-player game with a multiplayer component, I won’t deny that I raised an eyebrow at the possibilities that just opened…