1980s nostalgia is easy to exploit for cheap jokes and lazy humor. But an 80s cartoon version of Dark Souls II? I'd buy that for a dollar.
There aren't a lot of Jews in video games. This is something I've always found interesting—considering the disproportionate number of Jews in the world of film and television—but not particularly unusual. Jews make up less than 0.2% of the world's population, so it only makes sense that we'd be in less than 0.2% of…
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, came out last week. If you played it, you may notice that its main character, Rex "Power" Colt, is an unstoppable, one-liner army.
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon— the neon and fuchsia drenched stand alone expansion for Far Cry 3 — is out today for the Playstation Network.
I’d been hearing about Manborg—the no-budget homage to 1980s VHS action movies—for a while now. But I only realized that it was out on DVD today after I saw this tweet from Irrational Games writer Joe Fielder:
If for some stupid reason Terminator star Michael Biehn wasn't already your favorite action hero from the 80s, he will be once you see him as Mark IV Cyber Commando Sergeant Rex Power Colt in Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon. This might just be his greatest role. The trailer, not the game itself.
What might be the best standalone game expansion ever created just got the greatest live-action movie tie-in, even if it is under five minutes long.
Before the press could sit down and play Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, Dean Evans, creative director on the project, wanted to make one thing clear: the script is terrible, the characters are one dimensional, and make no mistake, "the game is stupid." He said this proudly; the approach was a bullet point.