Imitanis brings a collection of collections in this edition of impressions. Has the quality of the games risen in this weeks selection? Probably not, but have look, they might surprise you!
As Activision loses long-term senior employees and high-profile corporate partners, Lusipurr, Imitanis, and SiliconNooB speculate about the diminishing position of one of the largest and most significant players in the video game development industry.
In an extended length podcast recorded in A.D. 214, Lusipurr, SiliconNooB, Sabin, Blitzmage, Gyme, and Mel ready poetry, give away prizes, hand out annual awards, and lament the 5-0 Ashes whitewash. Happy new year!
England follow up retaining the Ashes by winning the Ashes, much to the delight of Lusipurr and the chagrin of SiliconNooB. However, sports rivalries are eventually set aside in favour of a discussion about intellectual pursuits and Hamburger Helper.
After destroying Aliens: Colonial Marines and designing a Borderlands 2 class that absolutely did not fit the game, Gyme was prepared for the new Borderlands 2 DLC to suck. Much to Gyme’s surprise, that assessment was not even close.
This week, Che the Fey reflects upon the journey of the Homeworld IP from place to place, traversing the stars of legal ownership rights and corporate shenanigans. Has Homeworld finally found its new home…world in Brian Martel’s bosom?
A new “16-bit” adventure has been distributed for free, deception and backstabbing runs rife after Aliens Colonial Marines debacle, and EA reveal that (shock!) they were lying about helping indy devs by suing Zynga.
This week, Imitanis has been playing Borderlands 2. Having played the original, he tries to compare it to the original. Come join him inside to see if the game holds up to the success of the first.
Despite not being a fan of the FPS genre as a rule, Deimosion loves the first Half-Life. This week, he looks the two PC expansions to Half-Life 1, with mixed reception. While one is amazing, the other is not as good, and Deimosion explains why this is.
Another Dragon Age game tanks, European Max Payne 3 sales beat out Diablo III, and Aliens: Colonial Marines and DmC get delayed until 2013 in this week’s flaccid Electronic Bionews!