Video game review: Red Dead Redemption

Redefining the western genre Save the leather, tassel-laden chaps for kinky sex in the suburbs. This is the Wild West…Rockstar style. And except for the questionable act of picking flowers for an old man’s wife, there’s nothing soft about it. The masters of the open-world are back to raid your beer fridge and hit on…

“Bang-your-head” metal or “smack-that-ass” booty?

What are your musical tastes, while gaming? With all the production that goes into providing an immersive experience, do you take advantage of the ambiance a soundtrack offers, or do you blast your own tunes? When Tony Hawk’s first title came out for PS1, I distinctly remember listening to Old Dirty Bastard, Guns N’ Roses…

Video game review: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

In anticipation for Uncharted 3, I review a classic that builds on a classic A fast-paced storyline, intense action, varied gameplay and dramatic scenery made Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune an instant classic. Even the love story kicked you in the pants! So how do you live up to it?  Easy, you don’t reinvent the wheel, you…

Will multiplayer in Uncharted 3 deliver?

I’m not a huge online player, but I love the multiplayer option in Uncharted 2. So, as excited as I am for Uncharted 3, when I read the following post, I was a little worried: Naughty Dog taking a huge step back with Uncharted 3 co-op arena Do you think this will be a problem…

The problem with James Dean and Red Dead Redemption

It comes right down to the ending(s) SPOILER ALERT!!  SPOILER ALERT!! That “s” in parentheses isn’t by accident. I literally thought this game was over on four separate occasions, before I actually finished it. And I’m still not sure I’m done! I loved Red Dead Redemption. The storyline, side missions, games, character design, voice acting,…