“Borderlands 2” Review

Teamwork is what makes the blood flow freely. Get your Claptrap units in gear, lock and load your crazy looking guns and strap in. Pandora is even harsher than it’s every been, and it’s gotten worse now that Handsome Jack is traipsing about the world with Hyperion. That’s right folks, it’s the “Borderlands 2” review.With […]

A conversation with Bennett Bellot, Academic Director at the Art Institute

Take a look at how to pick the right school for you, what to think about when going for your education and other important facts from the Academic Director at the Art Institute of Orange County, Bennett Bellot.

“Call of Duty Black Ops 2” – Send in the zombies

Kill it! Kill it with fire! Zombies. Next to Nazis, Russians, demons and orcs, zombies are some of the few enemies that the gaming industry never seems to tire of. Oddly enough, Nazi zombies appear to be an unholy fusion that gamers await with baited breath for at the announcement of a “Call of Duty” […]

Valve uses Steam to show players Big Picture

Valve, the creators of the “Half-Life” and “Portal” series, recently released a new view mode for their digital distribution application, Steam, called Big Picture which allows the interface to be displayed on larger screens like those normally found in living rooms. It wasn’t impossible to hook up a PC or Mac to your big-screen TV […]

Eyes on DigiPen student-made game “Perspective”

Neon colors, soothing music, a cute little 8-bit character and platforming. There’s not much more needed to draw you to “Perspective,” this surprisingly fresh and exciting project coming out of DigiPen. Well, except for the ridiculously mind-bending method of gameplay that has people touting it as the next “Portal.” I’m not sure where to begin. […]

Hands on “Injustice: Gods Among Us”

Soloman Grundy was born on a Monday, smashed Flash on a Tuesday… After playing more than seven rounds of “Injustice: Gods Among Us” at this year’s Penny Arcade Expo, and sneaking in a few more after that (much to the booth staff’s displeasure), I am actually impressed and excited for this game. I was skeptical […]

Hands on “Dishonored”

Bang bang slice! After one and a half hours in line, I finally got to play it. Worth it? Yes. Was it everything I hoped? Probably not. Bethesda’s “Dishonored” is a fascinating game with beautiful set pieces, stunning graphics and interesting game mechanics that will have you wanting more and more. Unfortunately, it is a […]