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.
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.
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.
Magic: the Gathering possesses a vast catalog of different cards with different design philosophies. But one thing that all the sets have in common is some absolutely brilliant flavour text. Here's a mere twenty of my favourites.
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.