Adam Pavlacka's Articles


PS3/X360 Multiplayer Preview - 'Assassin's Creed III'

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 6, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Set against the backdrop of the American Revolution in the late 18th century, Assassin’s Creed III introduces a new hero, Ratohnhaké:ton, of Native American and English heritage, encouraging gamers to experience the War not written about in history books.

3DS Review - 'Balloon Pop Remix'

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 5, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Balloon Pop Remix takes the classic Balloon Pop formula and turns it on its head. Use the stylus to draw lines on the puzzle board and all the balloons in the line's path will pop, leading to chain reactions. There is no shortage of content to pop through!

XBLA Review - 'Pinball FX 2' - Plants vs. Zombies

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 28, 2012 @ 12:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Pinball FX 2 takes the pinball genre to another level with the most advanced ball physics and social features to date, along with a new collection of beautifully designed tables.

PC Review - 'Orcs Must Die! 2' Fire and Water DLC

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 19, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Orcs Must Die! 2 is an action-strategy game that challenges players and their friends to team up and defend a world constantly under siege.

XBLA Review - 'Sega Vintage Collection: Alex Kidd & Co.'

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 14, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Experience a blast from past with this collection of classic Sega titles. Save kingdoms, shatter time trials, and destroy evil in Alex Kidd in Miracle World, Super Hang-on, and The Revenge of Shinobi.

Xbox 360 Review - 'The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim' Hearthfire DLC

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 10, 2012 @ 4:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Empire of Tamriel is on the edge. The High King of Skyrim has been murdered. Alliances form as claims to the throne are made. In the midst of this conflict, a far more dangerous, ancient evil is awakened. Dragons, long lost to the passages of the Elder Scrolls, have returned to Tamriel. The future of Skyrim, even the Empire itself, hangs in the balance.

PC Review - 'Orcs Must Die! 2'

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 6, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Orcs Must Die! 2 is an action-strategy game that challenges players and their friends to team up and defend a world constantly under siege.

NCsoft Shuts Down City of Heroes, Closes Paragon Studios

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 31, 2012 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In a blog post this morning, Andy Belford, the community manager at Paragon Studios announced that NCsoft was shutting down City of Heroes and closing the development studio, Paragon Studios.

XBLA Review - 'Quantum Conundrum'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 31, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Quantum Conundrum is a multidimensional puzzle game where you manipulate your surroundings with the Interdimensional Shift Device (a glove) in order to find your uncle, an inventor who is lost in another dimension.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Resident Evil 6'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 28, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Blending action and survival horror, Resident Evil 6 is the most ambitious, immersive and feature rich title of the series to date and promises to be the dramatic horror experience of the year.