Author: pbordone

Survival Horror: Why we Love to be Scared

You drive up the side of a mountain on a long, winding dirt road. It is a windy dark night, you can’t see anything except what is illuminated by your headlights. You drive around a corner and there it is, Mount Massive Asylum. You don’t know much about it, only that you have been sent here to investigate rumors of unspeakable experiments done on the patients. You are completely alone, you have no weapons and no idea what could be inside the asylum. Why don’t you just put the controller down, or play a different game? You know that whatever is in there is going to be terrifying, so why go in?… Read the rest

Total War: Patch Coming

Two armies line up on the field of battle. The Roman legions on one side, the barbarian invaders on the other. Romans in their tightly packed formation, shields raised ready to hold their line. The barbarians rush across the field screaming insults hurling spears at the Roman lines. Closer and closer they come, their frenzied charge has nearly found its target. Then suddenly the barbarians turn around, retreat to their original position. The Roman commander looks on mystified as the barbarians try this stunt several more times. That scenario was a common one with the initial release of the latest installment of Total War series from Creative Assembly.… Read the rest