Brian Dumlao's Articles


PSN Review - 'Legasista'

by Brian Dumlao on Sept. 11, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

When science becomes mythology, people fear technology for being ancient magic and curses. For over a thousand years, no one has dared to enter this tower. Alto, pinning his hopes on the unknown power that sleeps within these ruins, ventures into the wilderness.

PSN Review - 'Retro/Grade'

by Brian Dumlao on Sept. 9, 2012 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Retro/Grade is the first game played entirely in reverse. Retro/Grade fuses the thrills and visuals of a shooter with the broad appeal of a rhythm game. Players are forced to dodge enemy projectiles while positioning the ship to be in the correct place to fire lasers when their shots come back to them.

PSN Review - 'The Expendables 2'

by Brian Dumlao on Sept. 3, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Expendables 2 invites gamers to rescue an extremely valuable, kidnapped billionaire. It's business as usual, until all hell breaks loose. The adventure concludes right where the new movie begins, creating a continuous story experience for fans.

PSN Review - 'Lights, Camera, Party!'

by Brian Dumlao on Aug. 30, 2012 @ 12:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Feed pizza to an angry dinosaur, throw bananas at a sleeping crowd of monkeys, blast cow-stealing UFOs, jump over a kiddie pool full of hungry sharks and obliterate candy-filled piñatas. All this and so much more in this unique, insanely hilarious multiplayer party game for up to 8 players!

PC Review - 'The Bluecoats: North vs. South'

by Brian Dumlao on Aug. 19, 2012 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The first version of North & South, adapted from the Bluecoats comics book, was launched by Infogrames in 1989. The game takes place during the American Civil War and gamers plays the Northern Army.

PC Review - 'Defenders of Ardania'

by Brian Dumlao on Aug. 18, 2012 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Defenders of Ardania is set in the rich fantasy world of Majesty, but with a twist. Besides the addictive core mechanics of placing towers to stop advancing enemy units, Defenders of Ardania also allows players to take on the role of the attackers seeking to conquer the enemy base.

PSN Review - 'Rock of Ages'

by Brian Dumlao on Aug. 16, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Rock of Ages is a game of fast-paced strategy, high art... and gigantic boulders of doom. Two castles stand opposed, bridged by an uneven, narrow pathway. One is yours, the other is your enemy's, and their crappy crenelations are driving down your property values, justification enough to try crush it using an enormous rolling stone.

PS3 Review - 'DiRT Showdown'

by Brian Dumlao on Aug. 9, 2012 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In DiRT Showdown, players will jump into a new world of competitive and combative racing, boosting, tricking and smashing their way to ‘Showdown’ finals on a chaotic tour of motorized mayhem.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Halo 4'

by Brian Dumlao on Aug. 7, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Comic-Con - Comic-Con 2012

Set in the aftermath of Halo 3, Halo 4 has Master Chief returning to confront his destiny and face an ancient evil that threatens the fate of the entire universe.

PSN Preview - 'Spartacus Legends'

by Brian Dumlao on July 29, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Comic-Con - Comic-Con 2012

Spartacus Legends is a fighting game that immerses users in the visceral world created by the Spartacus series on Starz. Gamers experience primeval gladiator moments, from training inside the ludus to brutal battles in the arena, while striving to become a legend.