Adam Pavlacka's Articles


XBLA Review - 'Alan Wake's American Nightmare'

by Adam Pavlacka on May 30, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Alan Wake's American Nightmare is a combination of adrenaline-fueled arcade action and an exaggerated pulp action-adventure story. It's instant fun for all gamers but also takes the Alan Wake story forward for the fans.

XBLA Review - 'Hitman: Sniper Challenge'

by Adam Pavlacka on May 29, 2012 @ 12:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Are you ready for a challenge? Hitman: Sniper Challenge is a stand-alone game that's only available for Hitman Absolution pre-orders. Post your best scores to leaderboards compete with your friends. Unlock and upgrade your rifle to improve your sniping skills, which can be carried over into Hitman Absolution.

XBLA Review - 'Dragon's Lair'

by Adam Pavlacka on May 28, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Dragon's Lair is an action/adventure game where you fight your way through the castle of a dark wizard who has enchanted it with treacherous monsters and obstacles on a quest to rescue the fair princess Daphne from the clutches of an evil dragon.

PC Review - 'Street Fighter X Tekken'

by Adam Pavlacka on May 24, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Tekken characters such as Kazuya Mishima and Nina Williams will make the transition into the Street Fighter universe, while retaining their unique characteristics and signature moves as they go head-to-head with classic brawlers from the Street Fighter franchise.

Destiny - Key Items from Bungie's Contract with Activision

by Adam Pavlacka on May 21, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ever since Bungie inked a publishing deal with Activision in 2010, rumors have flown about what kind of game the company best known for the Halo franchise would be creating. Aside from the code name, Destiny, not much information has left the walls of either company. That changed earlier today, when the Los Angeles Times leaked a copy of the contract between Bungie and Activision.

Movie Review - 'Battleship'

by Adam Pavlacka on May 18, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The battle for Earth begins at sea. Battleship is an epic-scale action-adventure that unfolds across the seas, in the skies and over land as our planet fights for survival against a superior force.

Movie Review - 'The Avengers'

by Adam Pavlacka on May 5, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safey and security, Nick Fury finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.

X360 Kinect Preview - 'Kinect Star Wars'

by Adam Pavlacka on March 13, 2012 @ 12:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Kinect Star Wars brings the Star Wars Universe to life like never before. Harnessing the controller-free power of Kinect for Xbox 360, Kinect Star Wars allows fans to physically experience training as a Jedi, using the Force and battling with a lightsaber. Using full body motions, players can live out the ultimate Star Wars fantasy, no controller required.

'Gears of War 3' (X360) Coming To Games On Demand

by Adam Pavlacka on March 13, 2012 @ 12:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gears of War 3 plunges players into a harrowing tale of hope, survival, and brotherhood that concludes the current story arc for Gears of War.

X360 Kinect Preview - 'Fable: The Journey'

by Adam Pavlacka on March 12, 2012 @ 12:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Fable: The Journey, powered by the latest Unreal Engine 3 tech, is poised to take the action-adventure series to new dimensions by fully using the Kinect technology.