Adam Pavlacka's Articles

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 ...

Movie Review - 'Captain America: The First Avenger'

by Adam Pavlacka on July 22, 2011 @ 4:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Captain America: The First Avenger focuses on the early days of the Marvel universe when Steve Rogers volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into the super soldier known as Captain America. Rogers joins forces with Bucky Barnes and Peggy Carter to wage war on the evil HYDRA organization, led by the villainous Red Skull.

PC Review - 'Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition'

by Adam Pavlacka on July 22, 2011 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition further redefines the fighting game genre with classic 2-D Street Fighter fighting action, a host of new and returning characters, beefed up online modes, and more.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Child of Eden'

by Adam Pavlacka on July 20, 2011 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Child of Eden is a multi-sensory shooter that will send players diving into a kaleidoscopic matrix of synchronized music and mind-blowing visuals that will usher forth a landmark game experience.

PSN Review - 'Dragon's Lair'

by Adam Pavlacka on July 20, 2011 @ 12:00 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.

XBLA Review - 'Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team'

by Adam Pavlacka on July 16, 2011 @ 12:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In this third-person arcade style shooter, players take on the role of an elite Space Marine team sent to assault a giant Ork Kroozer en route to an Imperial Forge World. Do you have what it takes to take out the Warboss and prevent the Waaaagh?