Adam Pavlacka's Articles


Xbox 360 Review - 'Batman: Arkham City'

by Adam Pavlacka on Nov. 9, 2011 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Batman: Arkham City builds upon the intense, atmospheric foundation of Batman: Arkham Asylum, sending players soaring into Arkham City, the new maximum security "home" for all of Gotham City's thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds.

Movie Review - 'A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas'

by Adam Pavlacka on Nov. 4, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

After years of growing apart, Harold Lee and Kumar Patel have replaced each other with new friends and are preparing for the holidays. Kumar's attempt to redirect a mysterious package to Harold's house ends with the "high grade" contents — and his father-in-law's prize Christmas tree — going up in smoke. Harold and Kumar's search for a replacement tree takes them through party heaven - and almost blows Christmas Eve sky high.

'Saints Row: The Third' (ALL) Developer Interview with THQ EVP Danny Bilson

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 31, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

The Syndicate, a legendary criminal fraternity with pawns in play all over the globe, has turned its eye on the Saints and demands tribute. Refusing to kneel to the Syndicate, you take the fight to a new city, playing out the most outlandish gameplay scenarios ever seen. Strap it on.

Xbox Live Arcade Review - 'Bejeweled 3'

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 28, 2011 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Featuring a wealth of new content and triple the fun of previous installments in the series, Bejeweled 3 elevates the “match-3” category of puzzle games to an entirely new level.

'Battlefield 3' (ALL) Missing Free Battlefield 1943 On PS3, EA Offers to Let You Buy DLC Early

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 26, 2011 @ 10:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Battlefield 3, players step into the role of the elite U.S. Marines. As the first boots on the ground, players will experience heart-pounding missions across diverse locations including Paris, Tehran and New York.

X360 Preview - 'Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary'

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 24, 2011 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary is a remastered version of the original Halo campaign, created in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the franchise, featuring a bounty of new features, including cooperative play over Xbox Live, a bundle of multiplayer maps reimagined for Xbox Live, new challenges and a new story.

PS3/X360/PC Review - 'Deus Ex: Human Revolution' The Missing Link DLC

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 22, 2011 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Deus Ex: Human Revolution you play Adam Jensen, a security specialist, handpicked to oversee the defense of one of America's most experimental biotechnology firms. But when a black ops team breaks in and kills the scientists you were hired to protect, everything you thought you knew about your job changes.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Saints Row: The Third'

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 19, 2011 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The Syndicate, a legendary criminal fraternity with pawns in play all over the globe, has turned its eye on the Saints and demands tribute. Refusing to kneel to the Syndicate, you take the fight to a new city, playing out the most outlandish gameplay scenarios ever seen. Strap it on.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Rocksmith'

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 19, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Rocksmith is the first and only game where players can plug any real guitar with a standard quarter-inch input jack, and play through an in-depth library of music including everything from the latest hits to classic rock songs.

XBLA Review - 'Guardian Heroes'

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 13, 2011 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Originally released for the SEGA Saturn in 1996, Guardian Heroes is a a classic Action-RPG Brawler that has been re-mastered with enhanced graphics, online co-op and battle modes, all-new modes of play, and more.