Adam Pavlacka's Articles


XBLA Review - 'Toy Soldiers: Cold War'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 16, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Toy Soldiers: Cold War blends intense first-person combat with addictive action strategy, whether you're scrapping solo or jumping into the fray with friends. Battle in campaign, competitive, co-op modes or fight for the highest score in minigames!

'Deus Ex: Human Revolution' (ALL) - A Day At Eidos Montreal - Update #5

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 11, 2011 @ 1:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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.

XBLA Review - 'Fruit Ninja Kinect'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 8, 2011 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

YOU are the ninja! Your arms are now blades, and the epic battle against the world's most delicious produce is just beginning.

PS3 Review - 'Phineas and Ferb: Across the Second Dimension'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 8, 2011 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Phineas and Ferb: Across the Second Dimension fans can play as their favorite characters including Phineas, Ferb and Agent P as they journey through new dimensions filled with action-packed platforming, in a quest to battle the evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Rage'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 3, 2011 @ 2:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Rage is set in postapocalyptic wasteland after a meteor hits Earth and wipes out civilizations. Rage is an all-new take on the first-person shooter, developed using id Software's new Tech5 engine.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Deus Ex: Human Revolution'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 2, 2011 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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.

XBLA Review - 'Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 1, 2011 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

From the mind of renowned artist Michel Gagne comes a captivating adventure set in a unique, rich and insanely twisted world. Blending exploration, intense shooter action, and puzzle-solving with gorgeous artwork, rich storytelling and Hollywood quality presentation, Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet draws you into an epic journey full of surprises, danger and wonder.

PSN Review - 'Sega Rally Online Arcade'

by Adam Pavlacka on July 29, 2011 @ 2:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Sega Rally Online Arcade brings back all the features players could want from the popular arcade and console racers, including Championship Battle mode and Time Attack, while adding an exciting online racing mode that lets players battle it out with up to five drivers around the world.

XBLA Review - 'From Dust'

by Adam Pavlacka on July 26, 2011 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

From Dust is set in an extreme version of Planet Earth where nature unleashes her power in a much more violent way than what we are used to. Tsunamis, earthquakes, floods, wildfires, volcanic eruptions are what the days are made of for the people of Dust. In this kind of God game, users will play with powers to manipulate the world around them.

Developer Interview with PopCap Games Studio, 4th & Battery

by Adam Pavlacka on July 25, 2011 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

PopCap Games formed 4th & Battery, a new experimental label where PopCap's designers and developers have free reign to create smaller, simpler, and sometimes edgier games. We recently caught up with them to get some more details ...