Tim McDonald's Articles

PSN Review - 'Fuel Overdose'

by Tim McDonald on March 5, 2013 @ 1:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Fuel Overdose is a tactical action racing game that takes you to a dark and violent universe where car races have become bloody fights between fearless racers willing to risk it all to save their tribes.

PS3 Review - 'The Darkness II'

by Tim McDonald on Feb. 27, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Set two years after the conclusion of the original, The Darkness II breaks the conventional FPS model with its fervid Quad-Wielding gameplay, allowing players to slash, grab, and throw objects and enemies with their Demon Arms while simultaneously firing two weapons.

PC Review - 'R.U.S.E.'

by Tim McDonald on Sept. 24, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In R.U.S.E., players use their brain as the ultimate weapon, fighting a war of perception, where the ability to deceive and mislead the enemy determines success. A first in a strategy game, R.U.S.E. reinvigorates the genre by using deception to give new-found depth to the gameplay.

PC Review - 'Disciples III: Renaissance'

by Tim McDonald on Sept. 17, 2010 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Disciples III: Renaissance is a turn-based RPG/strategy game set in an expansive fantasy world, offering players action, adventure and glory. Stunning 3D environments, three playable races, and multiplayer functionality all combine to offer an outstanding gameplay experience.

PS3/X360 Review - 'Prison Break: The Conspiracy'

by Tim McDonald on April 13, 2010 @ 4:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The protagonist of the "Prison Break" game is Company agent Tom Paxton, who is sent to the Fox River State Penitentiary to find out why Michael Scofield, a man without a previous criminal record, became a bank robber. The storyline runs parallel to the first season of "Prison Break."

PC Review - 'Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning'

by Tim McDonald on Dec. 25, 2008 @ 5:15 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning will bring Games Workshop's fantasy world to life in a way that will allow players to create characters destined for great deeds and glory on the field of battle.

PC Review - 'The Witcher Enhanced Edition'

by Tim McDonald on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 1:01 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The Witcher Enhanced Edition, CD Projekt's action/RPG, adds changes to the game's mechanics, better graphics, shorter load times, improved stability, the recently released D'jinni mod editor, two new adventures, making of DVD, two soundtracks, etc...

PC Review - 'King's Bounty: The Legend'

by Tim McDonald on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 2:57 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

King's Bounty: The Legend, previously known as Battle Lord, is an adventure game with tactical turn-based battles and role-playing elements unfolding in a rich fantasy world.

PC Review - 'Peggle Nights'

by Tim McDonald on Oct. 21, 2008 @ 3:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Join the Peggle Masters on a dreamtime adventure of alter egos and peg-tastic action. Stay up late to aim, shoot and clear orange pegs from over 60 levels, and bask in Extreme Fever glory. Then, take on 60 Challenges for even more rebounding joy!

Under the Radar - Everything Else

by Tim McDonald on Oct. 5, 2008 @ 2:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

In the past we've delved into some of the games you haven't played, taking in some of the best of the unknown horror, indie, and comedy games. With those extremes out of the way, this time, we're going to tackle a variety of games. For those of you who didn't read the previous articles, these are games that you've probably not played, but you really should.