Alex RubensPCWorld

Alex is a freelance videogame writer who writers for PCWorld's GameOn. He likes Star Wars a lot, maybe a bit much.

What Wargaming is doing with all that World of Tanks money

After fifteen years in the business, Belarus-born Wargaming is looking to move into pro gaming, mobile gaming, and new ways of playing soldier on your PC.

NBA 2K14 Review: Your best—and sadly, only—choice for a premium basketball game

NBA 2K14 shines, but still falls short in one major department.

Disney Infinity Review: Finally, a game with all the wit, charm, and crass commercialization of a Disney movie

Disney's attempt at duplicating Skylanders' fusion of physical toys and video games has some issues, but it's incredibly fun.

Review: The Bureau is a mediocre action game that sullies XCOM's good name

Stay clear of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, it’s nothing but a cash-in on its turn-based predecessor’s name.

Review: Splinter Cell: Blacklist is an espionage game best played with a bang, not a whisper

Splinter Cell: Blacklist might change things up a bit from what made classic Sam Fisher so great, but that doesn't stop it from being an exceptionally fun action game.

Review: Metro: Last Light is the most fun you'll have in post-apocalyptic Russia

Fighting for survival in post-apocalyptic Russia has never been this much fun.

Thief looks great, but it may be too forgiving for diehard fans of the original games

While Thief is technically impressive, it needs some work in the gameplay department.

Review: Bioshock Infinite delivers high-flying adventure

Bioshock Infinite is an excellent first-person action game from Irrational that deftly weaves meaningful characters into a high-flying adventure without stalling under the weight of player expectation.

Review: Gears of War: Judgment has a bad name, but it's a great game.

Gears of War: Judgment falls short when it comes to narrative, but it's arcade-like sense of play is exceptional.

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag sails back to series' roots

We saw Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag last week, and here's a report of what we know so far.

Review: Tomb Raider delivers gritty, gorgeous adventure

Tomb Raider is a technically impressive feat of animation and storytelling.

Review: Crysis 3 serves up savage action in high definition

Crysis 3 is absolutely stunning, and the story is pretty good too.

Destiny: Bungie's Next Big Thing

We saw Destiny, the next big game from the makers of Halo. We're just not sure what it is yet.

Review: Aliens: Colonial Marines is a bad movie reference

Aliens: Colonial Marines should have been left to drift in space.

Review: Capcom hits you over the head with Dante's new style in DmC: Devil May Cry

Capcom's killer reboot of a classic franchise is an excellent action game with an outrageous aesthetic.