Category: Games

2009 in Review

I haven’t been in the habit of doing year-in-review posts, so why not do one? Looking back at the blog, I’ve drifted away from the continuous navel-gazing of play experiences, towards lengthier, more thoughtful, and less frequent posts. Over the past few years, I’ve also refrained from re-posting or frequently commenting on gaming news, which has also slowed the rate…

Demo: Mirror’s Edge

I just finished my first play through the Mirror’s Edge demo. My impressions are positive on the whole. My main problem with Mirror’s Edge at the moment is the control scheme learning curve. The transition from 2D platformers to 3D platformers has been difficult for me. I’m actually not that skilled at first person or even third person platform games.…

Demo: Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

I downloaded the trailer for Star Wars: The Force Unleashed for my PS3 a couple of weeks ago, and it certainly looked exciting. The graphics were very cool, the music was all awesome and Star Wars-like, the story seemed intriguing, and the voice acting was pretty good (particularly the love interest of the main character — I love English accents!).…

Filthy Hobbitses

About a month ago, I was seriously considering getting back into World of Warcraft. Even though there are so many things I dislike about the game, most of which stemmed from being on a PvP server, there are also many things that I like about it. I stopped playing almost a year ago, but I was never very hardcore. My…