September 2011 Archives
Developer: Gaslamp Games
Reviewed on PC
Windows System Requirements: Core 2 Duo/Athlon 64, 1 GB RAM, DirectX-compatible video card, 400 MB HD space, Windows XP or more recent operating system
The once dread-lord (now lich) Dredmor was defeated and bound both physically and magically deep underground in a trap-filled dungeon. That was long ago. Dredmor has been slowly freeing himself from his bonds and is prepared to make his move against the land of the living – the surface dwellers. That means someone must venture into Dredmor's dungeon to defeat him. Sadly, that person is you.
Developer: Cryptic Comet
Reviewed on PC
Windows System Requirements: Pentium 4 1.2 GHz, 256 MB RAM, Video Card with 32 MB VRAM, 200 MB HD space, Windows XP or more recent operating system
"This town isn't big enough for the both of us... or all four of us if we're playing a four-player game." I'm pretty sure Wyatt Earp said that. At least, he did in Six Gun Saga, a strategic card game in which up to four bosses (from a pool of seven) hire help and battle against one another to wrest control of a late-19th century town in the American Wild West for themselves.
Windows System Requirements: USB port, Windows XP or more recent operating system
Logitech's G300 Gaming Mouse is as awesome a mouse as you will find for the price. At $40, it offers most of the options available on much higher-end mice, but without the hefty price tag. There are certainly finer gaming mice, and Logitech makes many of them, but all will set you back considerably more hard-earned cash than the G300.
Developer: Backbone Entertainment
Platforms: Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3
Reviewed on Xbox 360
In a world where Man-Bird hybrids befoul statuary while shouting with what little English they learned from a New York cabbie, and where zombies take sexual fetishism to an advanced state that only prolonged undeath could allow, would anyone even notice the End of Days? There's at least one social worker at the Department of Integration who thinks that it's worth saving a few lost immigrants, Manhattan, the world and even possibly a few demon babies along the way.
Platforms: PC, Mac and iPad
Windows System Requirements: USB port, 64 MB RAM, Windows XP or more recent operating system
Blue Microphones has re-released its prestigious Snowball Microphone, packaging an impressive balance between performance and price into a gorgeous spherical package that connects to a PC, Mac or iPad through a USB port.