God of War: Ascension’s Super Bowl trailer reminded everybody just how important God of War remains. Reminiscent of the original Gears of War trailer’s debut, Ellie Goulding’s angelic voice plays the perfect foil to Kratos’ being: tainted and scarred. Continue reading “God of War: Ascension is Sexy Squared”
Before ya’ll (I’m now a Texan so I’m allowed to say that) bash yours truly for being epicly late to the proverbial party on this post, let me state that I don’t care. I am an emphatic gamer, and I have only just recently opened up to the intriguing world of iOS games. Aside from the slew of awesome ports that have made their way to the iPhone app store (Final Fantasy Tactics = awesome), I haven’t found much that I’ve honestly enjoyed for more than five minutes. The endless running games don’t do it for me, and I’ve been all Angry Birded out for months now. But then something happened: I came across a platformer called, “Mutant Mudds”, and it has really brought me back.
Get excited! In just two short hours, night-shifting, high school employees at your local GameStop’s and Best Buy’s will be stocking store shelves with the latest version of everyone’s favorite simulator, SimCity. While the only folks likely to be camping out this evening probably hold Urban Planning undergraduate degrees (yeah, and you thought Political Science was awesome), let’s at least pay some homage to where homage is due as we travel back in time and savor those one, or maybe two hours, where we actually enjoyed playing SimCity. Alright, maybe a half an hour.