Rise of the Triad: QuakeCon 2012 preview

Rise of the Triad: QuakeCon 2012 preview

Aug 10, 2012

Rise of the Triad was the next illogical step in a steady stream of first-person shooters from the ’90s. Originally intended as an expansion pack for Wolfenstein 3D, the gratuitously bizarre anomaly spiralled into its very own game when the “Wolfenstein” part was cancelled. Eighteen years later, something between a remake and a reboot for Rise of the...

Dishonored: QuakeCon 2012 Hands-on preview

Dishonored: QuakeCon 2012 Hands-on preview

Aug 7, 2012

There are allegedly no “wrong” ways to play Dishonored, but if there were, I would have thoroughly tested a very large percentage of them. This Arkane-developed stealth/action game has a cruel learning curve that tested my creativity and coordination in tandem, but every misstep gave me three new ideas for my next attempt. By the end of the demo level...