Tutorials Need to be in Fighters

One of the hardest video game genres for beginners to enjoy is fighters because of the complexity of the stick rotations and the button combinations, which is why most people tend to stay away from them. What had always been missing in fighting games was some type of tutorial to help newcomers develop and understanding of the basics, and then more advanced techniques introduced as they progress.

Mass Effect of Dragons: Age - 2

The announcement for Dragon Age 2 was an unexpected and exciting surprise, but as more details were revealed to the public, the less excited I became. It was made clear that Dragon Age: Origins was going to be a difficult experience for novice RPG players, but most had quickly learned and adapted the classic style of combat.

Review: The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom

During the “Perils of summer” Steam Sale, The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom was listed for $2.49, which was a low enough price for me to purchase it. Aside from the few screenshots that I saw, the only thing I knew was that it was a puzzle platformer where you could manipulate time.

Review: The Secret Armory of General Knoxx

The idea of downloadable content is still being experimented with because more often than not, consumers don’t feel like they’re receiving enough content for their money. The Secret Armory of General Knoxx is the third DLC for Borderlands, and I think Gearbox Software understands what the consumer wants -- a healthy amount of game content for around $10.

Final Thoughts: Demon's Souls

After 11 hours of level grinding, killing enemies and constantly dying, I concluded that Demon’s Souls is extremely difficult, so difficult that it only manages to create frustration. The most important thing in Demon’s Souls is collecting souls, which can be obtained through killing enemies and finding other soldiers souls. The souls you collect are used for upgrading equipment, leveling up, and buying other materials, so it is essential to collect as many souls as possible.

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