Adam Pavlacka's Articles

PS3/X360 Preview - 'Stacking'

by Adam Pavlacka on Dec. 23, 2010 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Stacking is a third-person adventure puzzle game that makes players laugh while challenging their perception and intellect.

Movie Review - 'TRON: Legacy'

by Adam Pavlacka on Dec. 18, 2010 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Sam Flynn looks into his father's disappearance and finds himself pulled into the digital world of TRON, where his father has been living for 25 years. Along with loyal confidant Quorra, father and son embark on a journey of escape across a visually stunning universe that has become exceedingly advanced and dangerous.

PS3/X360 Review - 'TRON: Evolution'

by Adam Pavlacka on Dec. 17, 2010 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Set during the era between the two TRON films, TRON: Evolution conveys the story of significant events within the TRON mythology. The game features an epic adventure across a massive digital world filled with high-mobility disc-based combat and advanced lightcycles.

PS3 Review - 'James Bond 007: Blood Stone'

by Adam Pavlacka on Dec. 15, 2010 @ 1:20 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

James Bond 007: Blood Stone lures players into an explosive third-person action adventure where they unravel an international conspiracy across exotic locales. Players experience full-throttle, behind-the-wheel action on land and sea while using the most high tech gadgetry known to James Bond 007, the world's most skilled secret agent.

PC Review - 'Bejeweled 3'

by Adam Pavlacka on Dec. 8, 2010 @ 2:30 a.m. PST | 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.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Halo: Reach' Noble Map Pack

by Adam Pavlacka on Dec. 7, 2010 @ 2:01 a.m. PST | 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.

X360 Kinect Review - 'Dance Central'

by Adam Pavlacka on Dec. 6, 2010 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Dance Central is the first immersive dance video game that features and tracks full-body dance moves. Completely free from any controller, every routine has authentic choreography for beginners and experts alike to master, alongside a killer soundtrack that spans today’s current pop, hip-hop and R&B artists.

PC Preview - 'Heroes of Newerth 2.0'

by Adam Pavlacka on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 1:50 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Heroes of Newerth is a session-based multiplayer Action-RPG heavily inspired by the popular Warcraft 3 mod, Defense of the Ancients (DotA), but with vast improvements in graphics and gameplay.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Crackdown 2' Toy Box DLC

by Adam Pavlacka on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Crackdown 2 takes multiplayer gaming to unprecedented levels for the ultimate cooperative and competitive multiplayer experience, providing you and your friends with the complete freedom to explore, destroy and play as you return to restore justice and peace to Pacific City by any means necessary.

Move vs. Kinect - Shipped vs. Sold

by Adam Pavlacka on Nov. 30, 2010 @ 9:24 p.m. PST | Filed under Editorials

After Microsoft announced that it had sold 2.5 million Kinect units to consumers, Sony followed up with its own announcement that it had shipped 4.1 million Move units to retailers. While the two announcements may seem similar on the surface, the difference in wording is key.