October 29, 2012

Broken Joysticks & Hurricane Sandy

Posted on October 29, 2012 by Jason Bassett

Live on the East Coast? Yeah, so do we. Unfortunately, that means we’re about ready to be hit by one of the biggest storms of the century. With this on all of our minds, news production will be slowing down a bit in order for the staff to prepare for the worst. The storm itself will be hitting the Mid-Atlantic region by the end of the day Monday into Tuesday.

For now, we are going to be limiting our news posting in hopes that we can all ride out the storm safely with our family and friends. If you live on the east coast, we do hope that you take extra precaution and stay safe!

We will resume normal news updates and reviews as soon as Wednesday.

Thanks to you all for checking us out!

Jason Bassett
Editor in Chief


Steam’s Halloween Sale Begin Today

Posted on October 29, 2012 by Les Major

You know the cute cartoon mascots, all those fun percentage numbers, and the fact that your wallet is about to take a huge hit. That’s right, it’s Steam sale time again! It seems the featured games section in the sale are highlighted titles and below that is a list of all Halloween sale games through October 31st.

Just throwing some titles out there, Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened is on sale for just $2.49 so if you want some H. P. Lovecraft horror to your Halloween, there’s a starting point. At least one I havn’t played yet anyway. Meanwhile in content I can vouche for, Dead Space 1 and 2 are on sale. If you havn’t played them yet, do yourself a favour. Especially the original is a fantastic title! Alan Wake is also on sale which is another horror survival title I’m happy to have in my collection.


Hitman: Absolution Video: Dynamic Audio

Posted on October 29, 2012 by Jesse Lord

Just a quick news post to highlight a video sent to my inbox this morning by our contacts at Square Enix.  Called “Dynamic Audio,” this clip emphasizes the work that goes into creating the aural mood in a game like Hitman: Absolution.  I personally find that music in video games is one of the biggest influences on me and my enjoyment of the game.  Couple a touching scene with the right music and you’ve got something that truly pulls on my heart-strings and could even see a tear roll down my cheek.  Get a nice high-beats-per-minute track down in an action sequence and my grip on the controller tightens, my pupils dilate and my pulse quickens.  But enough from me – check out the video below!

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