E3: Deadliest Warrior Preview

E3: Deadliest Warrior Preview

Jun 21, 2010

Pipeworks Software has found themselves in a very interesting position. Deadliest Warrior managed to find an excellent booth spot directly in the madness of the E3 South Hall entrance. Clearly, we’re supposed to care about this game based on marketing alone. And maybe we should. A 2.5D fighting game, Deadliest Warrior throws legendary fighters from every...

E3: Hands on with Dance Central

E3: Hands on with Dance Central

Jun 17, 2010

Today, Critical Gamer got some hands on time with Dance Central, which is being developed by Harmonix and being published by MTV Games, who if you didn’t know is also responsible for that little thing called Rockband. On hand were some very friendly booth attendees and dance crews showing off the game before we here at E3 got to use it. After a short...

E3: Portal 2 Preview

Valve had more to talk about regarding Portal 2 than just press conferences revealing their own sudden acceptance of the Playstation 3 platform, oh, no! Behind closed doors, Valve was very, very willing to answer journalist questions about new tools, weapons and story in regards to their next potential masterpiece. Portal 2 takes place a couple of years after...

Reach Out And Talk To Someone

Reach Out And Talk To Someone

Jun 11, 2010

At some point, we have to face facts: not everyone is a hardcore gamer. Worse yet, the ratio of people actively playing games to the people who don’t know their thumb from their arse-end is something like 1:1,000. Yes, chances are your friends aren’t gamers. Chances are your parents aren’t. Chances are your significant other isn’t. So...

Can We Still Call Them “Games?”

Are videogames still “games,” or is this word and many like it outdated terminology passed down from our hobby’s earliest of days? Certainly, videogames have progressed since their earliest, primordial hours. Gone are the days when one large, rectangular “ball” bounced off of two other larger, rectangular blocks. The medium has advanced to the...