Tag: PC

Driving around in “The Crew” beta

Last week I had the privilege of spending 15+ hours playing The Crew Closed Beta 2 on PC. ¬†I thought I would post some preliminary thoughts. I am hooked. I believe¬†Ubisoft and Ivory Tower are on a real winner here when it comes to this arcade racer. The […]

Rest in Bits: Sierra

It may seem odd to bring up Sierra in this fashion since Activision announced the brand’s resurrection. But it may be even more relevant now to remind people of the vast legacy that name brings to games and the expectations of those who remember. Originally founded as On-Line […]

Rest in Bits: LucasArts

Looking back When I first began writing this, a week had passed since Disney announced it was effectively shutting down LucasArts, the 30 year old game studio it inherited when it purchased George Lucas’ “empire” for four billion dollars. Though more known for its Star Wars games in […]

Surface Pro – Weighty but Mighty

After much waiting, Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablet/notebook hybrid arrived on Australian store shelves this month. And after much saving, I was able to pick one up and finally join the Windows 8 brigade. The first thing that surprised me is how little comes in the box. It is […]