Certain games tend to get more praise than they probably deserve. In this first of a two part post we'll look at ten such games that always leave me thinking: "what's so special about this, exactly?"
No doubt the more sophisticated multiplayer thrills of later games in the series will prove more popular with most players, but for me the original Gears of War offers a more undiluted slice of gaming goodness over its predecessors.
Directly inspired by (and billed as a spiritual successor to) the lauded title Sid Meier's: Alpha Centauri, it's obvious that this newest spinoff in the classic Civilization series has some pretty big shoes to fill.
A detailed look at the Dreamcast, its games, and the legacy that Sega's final console left behind as well as my thoughts on it after fifteen crazy years.
Buckle up and get ready for the final ten titles in this list of CelJaded's top 20 video game surprises.
Like a toaster in the tub; some games just catch you by surprise! This is part 1 of a brand new list that explores CelJaded's top 20 video game surprises- titles that, for some reason, I didn't expect to be as good as they turned out to be.
Collecting the final ten entries, this is part 2 of the detailed mega-list featuring CelJaded's top 20 video game disappointments. Enough time wasted, let's get straight back to it!
Whether it's a direct result of hype or just a very shoddy product from a team that should have known better, a video game disappointment cuts like steel. This first of a two part post collects entries #20-#11 of CelJaded's most disappointing games.
Ben Prunty shot to recognition after producing audio for the hit PC game FTL and since I own his entire album collection up to this point (spoiler: they’re rather good!) I’d like to share my thoughts on each one and talk a little bit about why I like them and why you might too.
The fourth generation of home video game consoles would constitute somewhat of a golden period in my Sega-centric gaming history. Like many moments though, I always found it extremely special to be part of something like this the first time around as well as rediscovering it after many years.
In spite of its age, Rogue's legacy can still be felt in RPGs released to this very day.
Let's find out if Magic 2015 can take on Hearthstone for the emergent title of best digital card game in CelJaded's first ever review!
There's something about 8-bit games, isn't there? Find out what came after the Atari in this follow up to my original two posts and join me as I divulge my continuing history with video games.
When November 2014 hits, the massively popular RPG called Skyrim will have been out for three years. And so it goes, that for nearly three years I have tried to enjoy this game. But the question is: did I finally succeed?
Fantastic graphics, colourful level design and an excellent soundtrack are the defining features of this largely forgotten Mega CD game. Now twenty years old, how does the cult favourite Soulstar hold up?
It was a very rare sequence of events that brought me to my first contact with the world of video games and in fact, looking back now I guess it played out exactly like something you might see in a movie.