Brian Dumlao's Articles


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.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Tomb Raider'

by Brian Dumlao on July 26, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Comic-Con - Comic-Con 2012

Armed with only the raw instincts and physical ability to push beyond the limits of human endurance, Tomb Raider delivers an intense and gritty story into the origins of Lara Croft and her ascent from a frightened young woman to a hardened survivor.

X360 Kinect Review - 'Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor'

by Brian Dumlao on July 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Steel Battalion is a battle-mech simulator that lets you seat inside the cockpit of a mechanized VT (Vertical Tank) and enter into futuristic military warfare, where you pilot 20 different mechs in a multinational task force operation in an effort to overthrow the government.

WiiU Preview - 'Rayman Legends'

by Brian Dumlao on July 24, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Comic-Con - Comic-Con 2012

Rayman Legends is the follow-up to the acclaimed Rayman Origins. Players can use the WiiU controller's touch-screen to take out enemies or clear paths and use the gyroscope technology to manipulate and rotate platforms on the TV screen.