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Review: Sniper Elite 3

This series is a welcome breath of fresh air against run and gun shooting and you can see from my previous reviews that I’m overall enthusiastic about this series despite some quibbles and annoyances which, unfortunately, remain for this new game. Being a sequel this means I have to be a little less forgiving this time around since there weren’t enough fundamental improvements that needed to happen.

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15 Minutes of Game: Thief

Time for another installment of 15 Minutes of Game and this time around we’re looking at a playthrough of the “Lockdown” chapter of Thief on PS4. This is the demo that was added to the PlayStation Store in yesterday’s update (and I can only assume the same demo that was available at launch and then…

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Review: Watch_Dogs

Watch Dogs (PC [Reviewed], PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii-U) Developer: Ubisoft Montreal Publisher: Ubisoft Genre: Open World, Action-Adventure Stealth Released: May 27, 2014 ESRB Rating: M – Mature Ever since E3 2012, Watch Dogs has been one of the most hyped and anticipated titles on any system and for good reason. The now…

Review: Thief

Thief (PC [Reviewed], PS4, XB1, Playstation 3, Xbox 360) Developer: Eidos Montreal   *Nixxes Software BV for the PC. Publisher: Square Enix Genre: First person stealth adventure Release date: February 25, 2014 This is a series that has been on hiatus for too long. Like many other long fans who have held their breath since the…

Review: Splinter Cell: Blacklist

Splinter Cell: Blacklist (PC [Reviewed], PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U) Developer: Ubisoft Toronto Publisher: Ubisoft Genre(s): Third Person Shooter, Stealth Released: August 20, 2013 Price: $59.99 ESRB Rating: M – Mature Splinter Cell has finally “come back.” That’s my short teaser for the theme of this review and many others reviews out there for…

The Backlog Volume # 23 – Dark

Platform: Xbox 360[reviewed], PC Publisher: Kalypso Media Developer: Realmforge Studios Genre(s): Stealth, Action, RPG Released: July 9, 2013 ESRB Rating: M-Mature Hello all and welcome back to The Backlog. It’s been a while since we’ve done this, so hopefully this will be an entertaining read for you all. I know I have the feeling I’m…

Edios Montreal’s THIEF Confirmed for Xbox One

Square Enix sent out a press release today confirming that THIEF, from the studio that brought us Deus Ex: Human Revolution, is coming to Xbox One. “The team at Eidos-Montreal is thrilled to confirm that THIEF is coming to Xbox One. The next generation of home consoles allow us to create the best and the…

Review: Hitman Absolution

Hitman Absolution (PC [Reviewed], Playstation 3, Xbox 360) Developer: IO Interactive Publisher: Square-Enix Genre(s): Third person action/stealth Released: November 20, 2012 ESRB Rating: M – Mature I’m a long time Hitman fanboy. I view Blood Money as the apex of the series and that hasn’t changed with the advent of this game. Just to get…

The Backlog Volume 15 – Dishonored

Platform: PS3[reviewed], Xbox 360, PC Publisher: Bethesda Softworks Developer: Arkane Studios Genre(s): Action-adventure, Stealth Released: October 9, 2012 ESRB Rating: M – Mature Welcome back once again boys and girls, and welcome back to The Backlog. Time has not been my friend lately, thus limiting my gaming time the last couple of weeks and thus…

Review: Dishonored (PC)

Dishonored (PC [Reviewed], Playstation 3, Xbox 360) Developer: Arkane Studios Publisher: Bethesda Genre(s): First Person RPG/FPS Sim Released: October 9, 2012 ESRB Rating: M – Mature Arkane Studios consists of veterans from the Deus Ex series, Half life series, Thief games and has been 3 years in the making and I’m happy to report the wait…

Dishonored Goes Gold!

Today is a joyous day for the fine folks at Arkane Studios and Bethesda, as the publisher announced today on their blog that Dishonored has gone gold. After more than three years of development, 30+ versions of the game (accounting for different languages, countries, and platforms) are ready for release. Huge congrats to Arkane’s Lyon…

Check Out This 30 Second TV Spot for Dishonored

Dishonored is coming to stores in North America in 11 days, on October 9th. The above video is a TV spot that’s running to advertise the game, and if I didn’t already know about the game it would definitely make me interested. It’s a really good 30 second TV spot. Maybe too much killing in…

Dishonored – The Tales from Dunwall: Part 1 “Awakening”

Bethesda has launched a new prequel webisode series for Dishonored called “The Tales from Dunwall.” There will be three parts, and you can check out part one title “The Awakening” above. From the official description: These engrossing prequels, scored by Daniel Licht (Dexter) and narrated by Chloe Grace Moretz (Kick Ass), gives you a first-hand…

Dishonored Developer Documentary Part 4 – End Game

Bethesda and Arkane Studios have released the fourth part of their Dishonored developer documentary series, this one titled “End Game.” In it, you’ll hear the developers talk about what it took to take the game from its early conceptual stage to a finished product ready to be experienced by the gamers. More studios should do…