I grew up on a lot of great shooter titles, such as Medal of Honor, Halo and Call of Duty. However, one shooter has always had a place in my heart and that is Battlefield. I spent a lot of my youth playing Battlefield 2, Battlefield 1942, and the Bad Company series. But lately I’ve found myself falling out of love with the franchise. Aside … Continue reading What Battlefield needs to do to make me love it again
In 1992 Chinese born Hong Kong film director John Woo released his magnum opus. He had directed Kung-Fu action film “The Young Dragons” starring legendary Asian actor Jackie Chan in the 70s and had replicated his success with comedy film “Money Crazy“ shortly thereafter, yet in the mid-80s he began to suffer repeated commercial failures with somewhat generic gangster films. As his passion for directing … Continue reading Is little-known Indie title Maximum Action the Perfect Gun-Fu Game?
For Alien/Predator fans, video games have always under-delivered on their promise to provide an interactive insight into the regularly expanded and refined universe which encompasses both races of iconic antagonists. Whilst Alien-licensed strategy and platforming games released in the 80s and Predator beat-em-ups and side scrollers from the 90s satisfied some of these fans, none of them stood out as generational classics, and the plethora of licensed games released … Continue reading Alien Blackout: Could it be redemption for a tarnished License?
During the 2000s, Star Wars was a worrying period of time for Star Wars fans with the disappointing and highly negative prequel trilogy. However, in terms of video games, Star Wars was at its highest peak with Star Wars: Battlefront 2, arguably one of the best first-person shooters (FPS) of the mid-2000s. In Battlefront 2, you play as one of four factions set between two … Continue reading Star Wars: Battlefont 2