House Party Archive

  • Review: Nexuiz

    Review: Nexuiz

    It’s time to party like it’s 1999 in Nexuiz, a multiplayer shooter that manages to accomplish what its designers apparently set out to do: Recreate the same kind of deathmatch vibe that Unreal Tournament gave us when it rocket-jumped onto PCs back at the tail […]

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  • Review: Warp

    Review: Warp

    The telefrag: a convention of some first-person shooters, particularly older ones, where one thing being teleported into the same place as another causes death.  What was at one point largely a way to force players not to stand in a spawn point with a shotgun, […]

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  • Nexuiz’s Dynamic Mutators in Action

    Nexuiz’s Dynamic Mutators in Action

    Launching February 29th as part of the Xbox Live Arcade ‘House Party’ promotion, with late arrivals on PC and PS3 digital download networks scheduled for the spring, Nexuiz is a modern take on old school multiplayer first-person twitch arena shooters, fueled by CryENGINE 3 tech […]

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  • Microsoft’s ‘House Party’ Promotion Brings Beyond Good & Evil and Torchlight to XBLA

    Microsoft’s ‘House Party’ Promotion Brings Beyond Good & Evil and Torchlight to XBLA

    ‘House Party,’ Microsoft’s first big Xbox Live Arcade promotion for 2011, is shaping up to be a real doozy when it kicks off five weeks of downloadable game releases beginning February 16th with the debut of Konami’s Contra successor, Hard Corps: Uprising. After that, the […]

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