Religion, Atheism & Videogames (Nihilistically Ever After)

This article represents my personal views, which do not necessarily coincide with those of anybody else at Critical Gamer. Readers should also note that this article contains spoilers regarding the ending of God of War III. If you consider yourself to be a follower of a religion, have you ever thought about how your gaming hobby might clash with the teachings of...

April Fool: Nope, no Master Chief in God of War III or Move enabled Heavy Rain!

No, of course Master Chief isn’t anywhere to be found in God of War III. It was just our little joke: April Fool! We imagine most of you saw straight through it, but we hope you were laughing along with us. If any of you actually tried it out, hoping to take control of the Halo star in a Sony game, sorry; it’s not true. Thanks to Ross for the...

Master Chief hidden in God of War III?

As you may know, the recent patch issued for PlayStation 3 exclusive God of War III fixed a glitch which allowed players to start a new game with all weapons and abilities intact. According to our source, it also papers over an Easter Egg snuck in by Santa Monica Studio – which Sony fear may have Microsoft reaching for the lawyers. The screenshot at the top of...

God of War III: review

God of War III: review

Mar 24, 2010

Format: PS3 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sony Developer: Santa Monica Studio Site: www.godofwar.com In case your internet’s been cut off for the past month and you hadn’t noticed, there’s a veritable army of fanboys foaming at the mouth every time God of War III receives a score lower than 11/10. Can this be put down to blind love for big...

Market spots videogame sequel frenzy; publishers hopeful

The videogame market is returning to what loyal customers expect; follow-ups to their favourite games. A long list is slated for 2010, and if Mass Effect 2’s two-million in a week performance is any indication; the situation may stay “recession proof.” “What the industry has learned here is that you are going to make money off your best...