What Just Happened?: Syndicate and Twisted Metal Demo Impressions

7 02 2012

Every once in awhile it’s nice to take a pause from fighting games and try other things. The Pause Button’s own IncreaseBlue did just that over the weekend and dove into both The Syndicate and Twisted Metal demos over the weekend. She offers her thoughts on both below:

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I need to go back to Soul Calibur V. Things were simpler there.

I dove into these demos as a way to take a break from the strategy and technical game play of Namco’s latest iteration of the Soul series, but both seemed to confuse me much more than I had expected them to. Read the rest of this entry »

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Uncharted 3 Multiplayer: That Sinking Feeling

8 11 2011

As per every other review you’ve read about Uncharted 3, it delivers one heck of a storytelling experience that makes it well worth the purchase. However, what exactly came of Naughty Dog’s vow to step up their efforts with multiplayer and deliver an equally awesome game mode? Our own IncreaseBlue delved into the multiplayer mode of Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception and breaks down the differences, improvements, and problems.


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If you like FPS games or despised the multiplayer in Uncharted 2, then just avoid the multiplayer in Uncharted 3 altogether. It basically poses more of the same thing with few changes. Players can still play deathmatch, plunder, team objective, free-for-all, and co-op modes like in Uncharted 2, with several tweaks and shortcomings. Read the rest of this entry »