Previews Archive

  • Preview: Shelter Hands-On

    Preview: Shelter Hands-On

    When your first game as a developer is a surreal, retro-flavored platformer, what do you do for your second project? Stay within the boundaries of another familiar genre? Or step outside the box to try something completely fresh and different? For Might and Delight, looking […]

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  • Preview: Race the Sun Beta Impressions

    Preview: Race the Sun Beta Impressions

    Talk about coming out of nowhere. Up until last week, I’d never even heard of the Kickstarter-funded Race the Sun. Now, after a few days tooling around at the controls of a solar-powered aircraft in the game’s beta, I don’t want to stop playing. Race […]

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  • Preview: Saints Row IV Hands-On

    Preview: Saints Row IV Hands-On

    Any game series that delivers a huge hit often finds that in order to continue the upward swing of popularity, it must abide by an unwritten rule stating that the stakes must be raised yet again in order to keep gamers happy. Based on some hands-on […]

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  • Diablo III Beta Impressions

    Diablo III Beta Impressions

    One of the first games to suck me into a late night zombie state for gaming was the original Diablo.  The game had such a wonderfully addictive simplicity.  Get a quest, head into a dungeon, cut down swathes of skeletons, goblins, or any other nasty […]

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  • EA Sports Grand Slam Tennis 2 Demo Impressions

    EA Sports Grand Slam Tennis 2 Demo Impressions

    EA Sports served up a playable demo for Grand Slam Tennis 2 last week, and after spending the weekend putting in a few lengthy practice sessions with the PS3 version I thought I’d pop in to share my snap impressions of the upcoming tennis sim. […]

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  • Preview: Star Wars: The Old Republic Beta Impressions

    Preview: Star Wars: The Old Republic Beta Impressions

    I’ve avoided playing MMOs for over four years now.  I used to play World of Warcraft nightly with a group of friends I met before and during my time as an undead rogue.  Changes in jobs and duties as a father of three helped to […]

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  • Preview: Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One Beta Impressions

    Preview: Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One Beta Impressions

    Insomniac Games is going all-out guns a-blazing this holiday season, releasing two big titles for Sony’s PlayStation 3. Resistance 3 has released to solid reviews and lots of positive word of mouth (VGBlogger’s review of R3 is forthcoming).  The second title coming soon from Insomniac […]

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  • PC Preview: Hands on With Dungeons

    PC Preview: Hands on With Dungeons

    The number of games where you actually get to play as the ‘bad guy’ is fairly small: aside from the classic Dungeon Keeper games, you have Evil Genius and Overlord and … well, not much else. At first glance Dungeons seems to follow in that […]

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  • Cataclysm Beta Impressions: The Lost Isles

    Cataclysm Beta Impressions: The Lost Isles

    Join Zach and his very own Goblin Rogue, Rowzdower, on his journey through The Lost Isles.

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  • Cataclysm Beta Impressions: Goblin Levels 1-6

    Cataclysm Beta Impressions: Goblin Levels 1-6

    We check out levels 1-6 of the Goblin starting zone in Cataclysm

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