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Crawl (Early Access) Preview

It’s been a very long time since I played a good local multiplayer game for PC. In fact, the very notion of it still feels peculiar to me. It’s a style of play we...

by Elijah Beahm on September 20, 2014 in 'Opinion'
Sniper Elite V2 Menu

Still Alive! Sniper Elite V2 (PC)

Hello dear readers of Artistry in Games. Today we begin a new journey, you and I. We’re going to venture into a dark and mysterious realm most of the gaming press forgets of or...

by Elijah Beahm on September 16, 2014 in 'Series'

There Be Monsters: Expanding a Classic Bestiary in...

Silent Hill holds a special place in gamers’ hearts – a dark place, full of encroaching fog, bottomless pits, riddles in blood and the piercing, inhuman cries of...

by Kim Berkley on September 10, 2014 in 'Opinion'
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Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare PC (Post Launch...

It should be said, I firmly believe you can make a multiplayer game out of a lot of things; almost anything. Most games really do offer the potential for some great cooperative...

by Elijah Beahm on August 31, 2014 in 'Reviews'

Darkwood Preview

It takes a lot to scare me in a game, many titles both AAA and indie have failed, so it was a pleasant surprise when I was genuinely unsettled and tense while playing through the Early...

by Elijah Beahm on August 27, 2014 in 'Opinion'

Musical Moments: Halo 4

I will go ahead and say it: I like Halo 4‘s music. A lot. Back when the game was released, quite a number of reviewers and fans criticized the soundtrack claiming the...

by Caleb "Soapbox" Lott on August 25, 2014 in 'Series'
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Lovely Planet Review

Lovely Planet is a hard game to review. Not because it’s unplayable; it runs great. Not because it’s an abstract genre; it’s a first person shooter with...

by Elijah Beahm on August 21, 2014 in 'Reviews'
No More Heroes

Musical Moments: No More Heroes

Suda 51 is a mad genius. He takes pieces and bits from his loves and inspirations, mashes them up, and unleashes them on the gaming world. While there may be familiar elements in...

by Caleb "Soapbox" Lott on August 7, 2014 in 'Series'