BlurryPhoenix’s Top 10: 4th Wall Breaks in Video Games

I’m very aware that a lot of people hate 4th wall breaks (the character acknowledging either the player, being aware that he/she is in a game, or breaking the immersion) in games, however, I love them.  When 4th wall breaks are tastefully done, they can actually help immerse yourself in the game, where others can … Read more BlurryPhoenix’s Top 10: 4th Wall Breaks in Video Games

BlurryPhoenix Reviews: inFAMOUS Second Son

I played inFAMOUS and inFAMOUS 2, but I never beat either one of them. In fact, I got fairly bored part way through. What did I think about inFAMOUS: Second Son? Video not playing/not visible? Click Here inFAMOUS: Second Son (PS4 (Reviewed)) Developer: Sucker Punch Productions Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Released: March 21, 2014 MSRP: $39.99 Transcript of review: inFAMOUS: Second … Read more BlurryPhoenix Reviews: inFAMOUS Second Son

Blurryphoenix’s FIRST reviews…?

Hey everyone. I just stumbled across my first reviews that I ever wrote. These were written for the BragGame Rights (a game retail store I used to work for) forums and the Destructoid Community blogs. The most recent blog was written in 2011 where most of the other reviews were written in 2009 and 2010. … Read more Blurryphoenix’s FIRST reviews…?

BlurryPhoenix PREviews: Spacecom

The folks at Flow Combine and Evolve PR were nice enough to give me an advanced copy of Spacecom to preview. Keep in mind, since this is going to be a preview, this may not be the final product that you’re seeing. In addition to that, I will not be giving a review score. Video … Read more BlurryPhoenix PREviews: Spacecom

BlurryPhoenix Reviews: Starcraft II Heart of the Swarm

**CAUTION: CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR STARCRAFT II WINGS OF LIBERTY** Starcraft is by far one of my favorite series on PC. Does Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm hold up? Video not playing / not visible? Click Here Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm (PC (Reviewed)) Developer: Blizzard Entertainment Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment Released: March 12, 2013 MSRP: $39.99 Transcript of review: … Read more BlurryPhoenix Reviews: Starcraft II Heart of the Swarm

Blurryphoenix Talks: Epic Announces NEW Unreal Tournament

Ok, so this is going to be a bit off the cuff as I’m writing this as I’m listening to the livestream (below) featuring David Spalinski (Lead Level Designer), Steve Polge (Sr. Programmer / Project Lead), Stacey “Flak” Conley (Community Manager), and Joe “Dr. Sin” Wilcox (Sr. Programmer). Epic has announced that there is going … Read more Blurryphoenix Talks: Epic Announces NEW Unreal Tournament

BlurryPhoenix Reviews: Grand Theft Auto V

With Grand Theft Auto V setting record after record in sales, I figured I had to check it out. Video not playing/not visible? Click Here Grand Theft Auto V (Playstation 3 (Reviewed), Xbox 360) Developer: Rockstar Games Publisher: Rockstar Games Released: September 17, 2013 MSRP: $59.99 Transcript of review: Grand Theft Auto (GTA) V has been making a … Read more BlurryPhoenix Reviews: Grand Theft Auto V

BlurryPhoenix Reviews: Divekick

Most people know me as a gamer who doesn’t necessarily enjoy fighting games. However, Divekick is an exception to that rule. See why that is… Video not playing/not visible? Click Here Divekick (Playstation 3 (Reviewed), Playstation Vita, PC) Developer: One True Game Studios Publisher: Iron Galaxy Studios Released: August 20, 2013 MSRP: $9.99 Transcript of review: As many of you … Read more BlurryPhoenix Reviews: Divekick

BlurryPhoenix Reviews: Telltale’s The Walking Dead

With the popularity of AMC’s The Walking Dead, I wanted to do a review on the episodic game from Telltale Games, The Walking Dead. Video not playing/not visible? Click Here The Walking Dead (Xbox 360, Playstation 3, PC (Reviewed), Mac, Ouya, Playstation Vita, iOS) Developer: Telltale Games Publisher: Telltale Games Released: April 24, 2012 MSRP: $19.99 Transcript of review: With the boom of … Read more BlurryPhoenix Reviews: Telltale’s The Walking Dead