Europa Universalis IV, the latest grand strategy game from Paradox Interactive, once again gives you control of a civilization during the Age of Exploration—with the clear intent of watching you mess it all up.rn
Cloudberry Kingdom, the debut game from Pwnee Studios, is a strong effort that unfortunately falls prey to the main flaw of procedurally-generated content—recognizable algorithmic patterns of behavior. Once the puzzle is solved, there's little reason to return.
Guns, guts, and absolutely zero glory. Rise of the Triad is everything Duke Nukem Forever should have been and then some, a glorious ode to rocket jumps, circle-strafing, and twitch shooting. It's a surprisingly faithful adaptation of a 20-year-old game that still feels refreshing.
Shadowrun Returns, from developer Harebrained Schemes, is lacking some of the depth that made old isometric RPGs so well-regarded, but is a great first step towards revitalizing a much-loved genre, franchise, and universe.
The Raven: Legacy of a Master Thief takes cues from mystery films of the 1960s and does a fantastic job, but the setting brings into sharp relief the shortcomings of the point-and-click genre—shoddy pacing and leaps of logic conspire to bring the game down.
Company of Heroes 2 is a sequel with a few new tricks that plays almost identically to its predecessor, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.
The tongue-in-cheek bug report from 2004 complained that Microsoft owned more market share than Ubuntu. Ubuntu leader Mark Shuttleworth closed the report Thursday.
With a beautiful screen, a powerhouse architecture, and a slightly slimmer body, LG’s Optimus G Pro is the new king of the phone/tablet hybrid market.