Adam Pavlacka's Articles


XBLA Review - 'Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light'

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 7, 2010 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light follows Lara as she goes in search of the Mirror of Smoke, an ancient artifact located in a ruin known as the Temple of Light. When she finally reaches the mirror, she is ambushed by a mercenary army who takes the mirror and releases an evil entity.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Castlevania: Lords of Shadow'

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 2:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is a new action-adventure IP, a story of one man's journey to discover the true meaning of sacrifice amidst murder and betrayal. Set in Southern Europe during the middle ages, Lords of Shadow has beautifully realized locales that play host to an epic battle between good and evil.

'Beyond Good & Evil' (ALL) Getting HD Remake On PSN/XBL - Screens

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 30, 2010 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armed with her camera, aikido staff, and resolute investigative skills, Jade sets out to expose the dark secrets behind these alien invasions and to liberate the minds of her deceived people. Pushed to the very edge of her physical and spiritual will, she soon discovers that even these limits are not what they seem … Her quest for the truth knows no bounds.

X360 Preview - Xbox Live 2010 Fall Update

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 29, 2010 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The Xbox Live 2010 Fall Update will give X360 owners a revamped experience, Zune Pass integration, and additional ESPN content — and puts more entertainment at their fingertips than any other device connected to the TV.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Call of Duty: Black Ops'

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Call of Duty: Black Ops takes players behind enemy lines in an entirely new chapter in the first-person action series. Black Ops is set during the Cold War era featuring at least two main characters, multiplayer that will go beyond the single-player story, as well as a two- to four-player co-op mode.

PSN/XBLA Preview - 'Costume Quest'

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 16, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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.

'Radiant Silvergun' Officially Confirmed for Xbox 360

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Treasure's classic Saturn shooter, Radiant Silvergun makes its way to the Xbox 360. Radiant Silvergun is the precursor to Ikaruga.

XBLA Review - 'Plants vs. Zombies'

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 14, 2010 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Plants vs. Zombies, players use over 40 zombie-zapping plants like peashooters and cherry bombs to slow down, confuse, weaken and ultimately destroy more than two dozen types of zombies before they can reach your front door.

'Halo: Reach' (X360) Developer Interview with Brian Jarrard

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 13, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

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. We recently sat down with Brian Jarrard, community director, to get the skinny on Halo: Reach ....

Xbox 360 Review - 'Halo: Reach'

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

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.