Category: Games

Portal + Half-Life 2 = ?

I now have both Portal and Half-Life 2 due to the generosity of colleagues, Toktic and Artaxs. Artaxs gave me Half-Life 2 on Monday, explaining that I was the only one of his friends on Steam who did not already own the game. He had just bought the Orange Box and he had a spare Steam gift to give. Upon…

WarBook

I just started playing WarBook the other day. WarBook is a Facebook application in which you create a hero, select what type of hero it will be (character class), and build a kingdom and army to conquer other lands. You can set up trade agreements with other players, but your character class limits how many agreements you can have. You…

Peering Out of the Vault

A friend gave me a copy of the Fallout collection, which includes Fallout, Fallout 2, and Fallout Tactics. I’ve been reading all the buzz about Fallout 3, and since I haven’t played any of the Fallout games, I’m obviously missing just what the big deal is. Apparently Fallout 3 is scheduled for an Autumn 2008 release, so that should give…

Confirmed GWEN and GW2 Details

Following on from a previous post containing unconfirmed information, we now have official details of the Guild Wars expansion, Eye of the North, and the sequel to Guild Wars is in the latest issue of PC Gamer, now in the hands of subscribers. Some interesting points follow. Guild Wars: Eye of the North (GWEN) Christmas 2007 release Is considered an…