When new IP rolls onto the market, it can be exciting and terrifying. The trailers all look fantastic and everyone gets excited, but it's not the kind of safe bet we're used to making on established franchises. Remember Me is...
Crystal Dynamics picked up the Tomb Raider franchise and turned heads as early as Guardian of Light, but it was clear they were itching to do something more. Breathing life into a near-dead franchise, Crystal Dynamics has rei...
Genre: First-person shooter
ESRB: Mature (Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Language, Mild Sexual Themes, Use of Alcohol and Tobacco)
Video games have constants. Common themes and elements tha...
I’m not usually one to replay a game much. Online multiplayer is lost on me, and local multiplayer is only valuable insofar as my girlfriend or roommate is interested in the game (in my girlfriend’s case, rarely). The campaig...
As a teen, I watched both American Beauty and Super Troopers in the same night. I loved Super Troopers and I hated American Beauty. Everyone in the room hated it. Years later, several of my friends that were around that night...
After a couple weeks of buzz, the PS4 surfaced at Sony's February 20 press conference to no one's surprise. What did we learn?
A lot, but at the same time, not much.
A big talking point was the user experience in b...
Full disclosure – never played a Devil May Cry game in my life, so to speak to the traits of the reboot in relation to its predecessors might be overstepping my boundaries a bit, but in terms of a singular game, DmC is stella...
A little late, but here's what I managed to get through in 2012:
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood
The Darkness 2
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
Without much thought, art brings to mind paintings and sculptures, and over time it's grown to include music, and perhaps more begrudgingly books, while film continues to carve a niche in the world of "art".
Why have the las...
Consistently two years behind the curve, it's time for my annual Assassin's Creed review!
Platform: PS3*/Xbox 360/PC
Players: 1 (Online: 2-8)
ESRB: Mature (Blood, Sexual Themes, Strong Language, Vio...
This morning, Nintendo unveiled a slew of details about the WiiU, officially due out November 18th. Here’s the important stuff:
There will be two versions available. The base $300 model comes with the system, a GamePad, and ...
From the inception of the Wiimote through the latest Kinect developments and even the in-between PlayStation Move, consoles have been plagued by shovelware – games designed to take advantage of a new and in many ways gimmicky...
About Ethan Christopher Clevenger One of us since 1:24 AM on 07.01.2012
Hey, I’m Ethan. This is a small piece of my work from my personal blog, Musings on Gaming, where I throw my thoughts on video games, their players and their creators. I have a lot of them. You’ll find my musings on games as art, reviews of games I’m playing, thoughts on upcoming releases or consoles and the occasional bit of original reporting. Head on over to the main site to see more content!