Game Review: Portal / Orange Box

My wife found a cheap copy of the Orange Box, from Valve.  It actually contains 3 full games (Half-life 2, Team Fortress 2, and Portal) and two large expansions for HL2 (ep. 1 & 2) -- a lot of content. There was only one reason I wanted the game:  Portal.  I heard from friends and reviews about the thing, so I had a feeling I'd like it.  I did.  Great writing and mind-bending (but not too mind-bending) make for a fun game. Read the rest of this entry »

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Game Review: Mass Effect

It was brought to my attention that I forgot a game review of Portal, so I thought I'd lump several games in today that I've been meaning to review but haven't yet.  This is in order of me getting each game, starting with last Christmas. Read the rest of this entry »

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Game Review: N+

N+ is the new hotness on XBox Live Arcade, created by metanet software as a sequel to their flash game, N. Read the rest of this entry »

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Game Review: Super Paper Mario

Super Paper Mario is almost a good game.  It has clever puzzles, excellent control, and a wide variety of levels.  But it also has tedious dialog, annoying restrictions, and a lot of menu work for what is essentially an action game. Read the rest of this entry »

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Game Review: Puzzle Quest, Challenge of the Warlords

Puzzle Quest totally rocks! Here's my review. Read the rest of this entry »

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