Adam Pavlacka's Articles


Xbox 360 Hands-On Preview - 'Dark Void'

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 15, 2009 @ 4:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Dark Void is a highly innovative action title that will deliver a groundbreaking combination of fast-paced vertical combat mixed with mid-air and on-foot action.

Wii Preview - 'Astro Boy: The Video Game'

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 14, 2009 @ 3:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Based on the upcoming feature film inspired by itself, Astro Boy: The Video Game will allow players to become Astro Boy, a young boy robot with incredible powers who takes to the streets and skies on an epic adventure to save Metro City from the clutches of the evil President Stone and his robot army.

'Dark Void' (ALL) Achievements Revealed

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 13, 2009 @ 12:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dark Void is a highly innovative action title that will deliver a groundbreaking combination of fast-paced vertical combat mixed with mid-air and on-foot action. In case you did not get enough with the screens from earlier today, here are the official achievements.

'DJ Hero' (ALL) Developer Interview

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 12, 2009 @ 8:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

DJ Hero expands Guitar Hero's signature social gaming to all-new consumers with the addition of diverse music genres including hip-hop, R&B, Motown, electronica and dance. We recently sat down with FreeStyleGames' commercial director Chris Lee, and scratched off a few DJ Hero questions.

Director of PlayStation Network Operations and Strategic Planning Interview

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 11, 2009 @ 3:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

At a recent Sony event we had a chance to talk to SCEA's director of PlayStation Network operations and strategic planning Eric Lempel, and talked about the PSPgo launch, PSP minis and general PSN plans.

'Half-Minute Hero' (PSP) Developer Interview

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 9, 2009 @ 7:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Half-Minute Hero is a bold new concept of having the player save the world, 30 seconds at a time. The player must fight, shoot, summon, and protect in four distinct modes, each containing a different perspective and unique gameplay style, across a total of 120 varied stages.

X360/PC Preview - 'Left 4 Dead 2'

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 9, 2009 @ 7:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

L4D2 promises to set a new benchmark for cooperative action games, adding melee combat to enable deeper cooperative gameplay, with items such as a chainsaw, frying pan, axe, baseball bat, and more.

'Left 4 Dead 2' (ALL) Developer Interview

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 8, 2009 @ 8:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

L4D2 promises to set a new benchmark for cooperative action games, adding melee combat to enable deeper co-operative gameplay, with items such as a chainsaw, frying pan, axe, baseball bat, and more. 

'Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Republic Heroes' (ALL) Developer Interview

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 5, 2009 @ 7:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Star Wars The Clone Wars: Republic Heroes allows players to fight as both Jedi Knights and Clone Troopers through over 30 unique missions, all created incorporating the same ground-breaking, stunning visual style from the TV series.

PSPgo Gets Price Cut in UK, 3 Days After Launch

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 5, 2009 @ 7:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Created with portable, pocket-sized gaming in mind, the PSPgo comes with 16GB of internal flash memory. The PSPgo has over 16,000 downloadable content items, amongst which are over 2000 films, 13000 TV episodes and 225 games (God of War, Gran Turismo,  Soul Calibur : Broken Destiny, etc...). Barely three days after its launch, the PSPgo has already received a £25 price cut at major retailers such as Amazon.co.uk, Game.com, HMV.com and Play.com.