My Elderly Aunt Skyrim

My Elderly Aunt Skyrim

May 31, 2012

Although the most recently announced Skyrim patch at time of writing introduces mounted combat, I’d like to take a step back and talk about the Kinect patch. Yes, this is the patch which only acknowledges the existence of Kinect’s microphone (and yet whenever people ask ‘why not have headsets supported?’, Microsoft execs put their...

Diablo 3: review

Diablo 3: review

May 30, 2012

Format: PC (version reviewed), Mac Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment Developer: Blizzard Entertainment Players: 1-4 Site: http://www.diablo3.com It’s been over ten years since the last Diablo game and those, like us, of a certain age will fondly remember our time spent with it as an RPG focused on MMO style goals of finding bigger...

Mass Effect 3 Rebellion Pack DLC out today with trailer

Mass Effect 3 Rebellion Pack DLC out today with trailer

May 29, 2012

Continue the fight for the galaxy with the Mass Effect 3 Rebellion Pack multiplayer DLC, releasing over the next couple of days on all platforms for free. The accompanying trailer shows off some of the new features including six new classes: the Male Quarian Engineer and Infiltrator, Vorcha Soldier and Sentinel, and Ex-Cerberus Adept and Vanguard. Also included...

Sorcery: review

Sorcery: review

May 28, 2012

Format: PS3 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Developer: The Workshop Players: 1 Site: http://www.sorcery.com/ At a glance Sorcery, with its cartoony yet carefully designed fantasy world, may appear to be Sony’s answer to the Fable series. It is – if Fable was asking ‘do you fancy doing what I do without the humour,...

Sony patents in-game advertising system

Sony patents in-game advertising system

May 25, 2012

We love playing videogames here at Critical Gamer. Aren’t videogames cool? They’re great fun! Still, no matter how good or bad the game we’re playing, we can’t help but feel that something is missing. Something that would truly validate our hobby in the world of 21st century capitalism. Of course – commercial breaks! Videogames need...