Adam Pavlacka's Articles


PS3/X360 Preview - 'Mindjack'

by Adam Pavlacka on Nov. 19, 2010 @ 3:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

With this unique action shooter set in 2031, MindJack offers a distinctive experience that throws players into a revolutionary playing field where an engaging solo campaign transitions seamlessly to thrilling, cooperative multiplayer gameplay.

'Halo: Reach' (X360) Mongoose ATV Replica Giveaway

by Adam Pavlacka on Nov. 17, 2010 @ 9:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Step into the boots of a Spartan III, as Halo: Reach charts the story of Noble Team in their heroic stand to defend the planet Reach, its people and secrets against a ruthless assault by an alien collective known as the Covenant.

PS3/X360 Review - 'Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood'

by Adam Pavlacka on Nov. 17, 2010 @ 4:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Live and breathe as Ezio, now a legendary master assassin, in his struggle against the Templar order. Lead your own brotherhood of assassins and strike at the heart of the enemy, Rome.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Mafia II: Joe's Adventures'

by Adam Pavlacka on Nov. 12, 2010 @ 11:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Mafia II immerses players in the mob underworld of a fictitious late 1940s-early 1950s scenario by fusing high-octane gunplay with white-knuckle driving and an engaging narrative. The Joe's Adventures DLC continues the story through the eyes of Joe Barbaro, Vito Scaletta’s best friend, during the time that Vito spends in prison.

X360/PC Review - 'The UnderGarden'

by Adam Pavlacka on Nov. 10, 2010 @ 12:38 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The UnderGarden is a casual zen-like game that challenges players to explore beautiful underground caverns filled with strange life forms, physics based puzzles and plenty of hidden secrets. The world comes alive and music evolves as players get deeper into the world of The UnderGarden.

Hardware Review - 'Astro Gaming Wireless MixAmp 5.8'

by Adam Pavlacka on Nov. 10, 2010 @ 12:03 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The Astro MixAmp 5.8 features Point-to-Multipoint (PtMP) pairing and fully compatible with the Xbox 360 and the PS3, the MixAmp 5.8 can support up to four simultaneous users depending on your configuration.

Xbox 360 Review - 'DJ Hero 2'

by Adam Pavlacka on Nov. 5, 2010 @ 12:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Living rooms transform into nightclubs to let budding beat chemists, singing sensations and all of their friends party together by firing up two turntable controllers and a microphone to experience their favorite music as they've never heard it before in DJ Hero 2.

'Fable III' (X360) Developer Interview with Josh Atkins

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 26, 2010 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

In Fable III, you will be called upon to rally and fight alongside your people, ascend to the seat of power, and experience the true meaning of love and loss.

'Costume Quest' (ALL) Developer Interview with Tim Schafer and Tasha Harris

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Costume Quest is a rollicking adventure/role-playing game that unfolds on Halloween night across seemingly peaceful suburban neighborhoods, a mysterious village carnival, and a monster-infested shopping mall. We had the opportunity to visit the Double Fine offices and chat with Tim Schafer and Tasha Harris ...

XBLA Review - 'Space Invaders Infinity Gene'

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 13, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Space Invaders is back with a new twist. The game starts off looking like the classic Space Invaders, but as you play through the game, it evolves. Unlock new stages, power-ups and features. The full game features a total of 143 stages.