PC Reviews
 
 

Guild Wars 2

The MMO landscape is littered with the remains of failed MMOs, each one believed to be the next big thing, and each one left to eke out a meagre existence in the shadow of the vast juggernaut that is World of Warcraft. Every ye...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Torchlight II

The original Torchlight is pretty much the poster-child for independently developed sleeper hits. Having sold over a million copies since its release in 2009, the game, developed by ex-Blizzard North staff at new studio Runic, ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria

Dear World of Warcraft, I’m leaving you. I’m really sorry it had to come to this, but the magic has gone. We’ve been together for seven years, and lately I just feel like you haven’t been giving me the attention I deserve. Mayb...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Frozen Hearth

Real-time strategy games and I have a unique relationship. I freely accept that I am terrible at them, and they freely accept that I’m just there for the story. My problem. I suppose, is that what I want any RTS game to be is S...
 
 
 
 
 
 

SimCity

There is a special place in my heart for the SimCity series. The original game was a great way to kill time during rainy lunchtimes at high school on our computer room’s Mac Plusses. When I bought a secondhand Mac Centris off m...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

(The following is an essay written by Tim in 1993 that fell through a crack in time. It is a response to the question “What would be the ultimate video game in 20 years?”.) In 2013, the game I will be playing on my 256-bit Ultr...