Author: Ryan-Hartmann

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Review 0

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Review

Remastered games are typically ugly things. Too many publishers willing to push out lazy, sloppy ports from the previous generation leave a lot of consumers feeling cold about the prospect of spending hard-earned cash to...

Editorial: Summer Blockbusters? 0

Editorial: Summer Blockbusters?

Summer Blockbusters? Where they at? This fall most gamers are going to be in heaven, what with all the amazing new titles launching on all different systems. From Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of...

God of War: Chains of Olympus Preview 0

God of War: Chains of Olympus Preview

After the huge commercial successes of God of War and God of War II , it seemed inevitable that the franchise would make its way to the PSP. Of course, many had concerns about...

Dark Sector Preview 0

Dark Sector Preview

It made for big news in 2004 when Digital Extremes revealed Dark Sector, the first game being designed solely for next-gen hardware. However, until a few weeks ago, that first announcement was the last...

Chili Con Carnage Preview 0

Chili Con Carnage Preview

If you've never heard of Total Overdose, don't feel bad. An ultimately underwhelming, multi-platform action game from 2005 by Deadline Games, Total Overdose was a commercial as well as critical disappointment, but that's not...

Cipher Complex: In-Depth Thoughts And Opinions 0

Cipher Complex: In-Depth Thoughts And Opinions

Stealth action was pretty much a non-existent genre ten years ago; it wasn't until Tenchu and Metal Gear Solid hit the Playstation that stealth action became popular. These days, though, it's been done nearly...

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Preview 1

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Preview

On July 7th, 1987, the way action games are made was changed forever. Metal Gear for the MSX was the first ever game to feature 'stealth action', a genre which has become massively popular...

Editorial: Ryan’s Reactions to E3 2006 0

Editorial: Ryan’s Reactions to E3 2006

When I decided to go back to E3 this year, I imagined my post-show wrap-up would contain tons of excitement over the Playstation 3. I imagined Sony blowing me away with their new console,...

Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth Preview 0

Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth Preview

With Square churning out Final Fantasy titles like they were going out of style recently, Valkyrie Profile may already seem like a distant memory to most people, since it came out for the Playstation...

Buggy Madden PS3 at E3 2006 0

Buggy Madden PS3 at E3 2006

I'd really love to tell you that I got to sit down with the upcoming Madden and offer insight into whatever subtle changes in gameplay they've made this year, to tell you how much...