Many hardcore fans were upset at the demise of Microsoft's Flight Simulator franchise, as it was one of the only viable ways to fly a plane in a video game and not have to blow stuff up.
Firstly, because it controls a little differently. But, more importantly, because of the player's character, and the game's setting.
There are many games at E3. But only one of them is the non-video-game Ninja.
Remember back in our big role-playing games of E3 2011 article, when I called out Bluehole Studios' TERA Online for its fast-paced combat and larger-than-life enemies? Here's a video that explains what I was talking about.
By night Catherine's Vincent Brooks climbs the teetering towers of his nightmares. By day he's an average guy in a long-term relationship with a woman that wants him to commit.
I'll give E3 this: It's colorful. We did a few laps to see the big dogs: Square Enix, Activision, Ubisoft, Konami, Sony Ericsson, Microsoft...Robot Entertainment. (I can't help it. Orcs Must Die looks really fun!) Photos by our fearless photog, Isaac Viel.
I should never have used my cat, Rande, as a test subject in Kinect Fun Labs' Build-A-Buddy. I had a buddy already. Now all I have is the horror. Oh god the horror.
LA-based graffiti artist OG Slick worked with Epic Games and Microsoft to create a cool alternative version the "Crimson Omen" logo from Gears of War as a limited edition tee for Hot Topic. The design got its debut last night in coaster form at Epic's GoW3 Party last night.