Game Archive

Steam arrives on the Mac

Steam has finally arrived on the Mac – but without Team Fortress 2 available for play. Valve released the Mac edition of its electronic games retail and distribution software for public download early this morning. Read more »

More MvC3 information revealed

The June issue of Game Informer magazine has the first details on Capcom’s Marvel Vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds. Four more characters in the fighting line-up have been revealed: Felicia, Deadpool, Dante, and Captain America. They are joined by Morrigan, Chris Redfield, Iron Man, Hulk, Wolverine, and Ryu, which brings the current roster […] Read more »

BC2 client & server update due next week

UPDATE (9 May 2010 6:17pm): DICE has announced the exact tweaks made to weapon balance in a follow up post to the original announcement. View them here. Battlefield: Bad Company 2 developer DICE announced this morning that an update to the game will be rolled out “early next week”. Read more »

Return to Rapture: BioShock 2 review

Would you kindly?
The original BioShock was a violent scavenger hunt set in a retro science-fiction setting, with a great video game plot twist thrown in the middle. It also contained a strong, objectivist subject matter based on the teachings of Russian philosopher Ayn Rand. I hadn't the faintest idea what objectivism was about after I completed the first game more than two years ago, and I just couldn't be bothered. I simply … Read more »

Just Cause 2: Bolo Santosi’s Singlish accent

Introducing Bolo Santosi, a villainous character from Just Cause 2 who has a really thick and deadpan Singaporean accent. Seriously, just watch the embedded video above, and laugh your heart out.

Ms. Santosi is quickly becoming a cult personality among gamers (both Singaporean or otherwise) due to her combination of cheesy dialogue and emotionless voice acting. She's even caught the attention of prominent Singaporean blogger Mr. … Read more »

GameSync retrospective: Fate/Stay Night

In case you are wondering, yes, Fate/Stay Night is a Japanese visual novel eroge game (eroge = adult game with erotic content). There's nudity, and there are scenes of sexual intimacy involved.

And yet, never beyond my wildest expectations, could I imagine that an eroge like Fate/Stay Night would be one of the best video game stories I have ever played, far surpassing that of any Bioware blockbuster RPG.

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