Tag - RPG

Remembering Gygax, Creator of Our...

As everyone knows, Gygax passed away last week. We gave our own remembrance in the last Weekend Justice. Adam Rogers, senior editor from Wired, published a piece in the New York Times that makes the following argument: Mr. Gygax co-created...

Four-Color Fisticuffs: The Good, The Bad...

With holidays fast approaching and the next-gen console arms race now well and truly joined by all parties, there are, no doubt, those who are still looking for some quality last-gen game goodness. As long as you’re shopping to soothe...

Treasure Tables vs. The Dice of Doom

Sometimes dice go bad. They were brought up right by their parents, did well in school, but somewhere along the way…and it’s nothing you did necessarily…they just turn on you. When they’re beyond saving, and they seem...

Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion for the Xbox 360

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (Xbox 360...

Overall: Published & Developed by Bethesda Softworks Platform: PC, Xbox 360 (reviewed on Xbox 360) ESRB Rating: Teen My Advice: Buy it and say goodbye to your loved ones. Having clocked a fair amount of time on every Elder Scrolls game...

Anticipatory Geekage: 2006’s Most...

While 2005 saw the beginnings of Console War III (or is it IV?) with Microsoft’s shiny white box, the conflict will truly escalate in 2006 (if projections about Nintendo and Sony release dates are to be believed). By Christmas...

Headsup: Variety is the Spice of Any...

Okay, so I missed a couple of weeks doing game-release headsups. Things happen (I’m looking at you, X-Men). With the holidays fast approaching and the impending debut of Microsoft’s next-gen console, the gaming goodness is...

X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse Xbox

X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse –...

Doc says, "With an expanded roster, more powers, and a new story, the game on the surface looks more like an expansion pack to the first game than a true follow-up, but don't let the re-use of last year's graphics engine fool you: this game...

Headsup: Superheroes and the Return of the...

After a summer of drought and woe on the gaming release front, leaving everyone ample time to think forward longingly to the next-gen consoles unveiled at this year’s E3, the waiting for some decent current-gen titles is over...

Jade Empire Xbox

Jade Empire (Xbox) – Game Review

When BioWare dropped Knights of the Old Republic, I knew I was in trouble. Makers of some of the greatest computer RPGs of the past decade, coupled with not only the core d20/D&D ruleset but also with the Holy Grail of geek intellectual...