Post Tagged with: "North America"

Obscure: The Aftermath (PSP) Review

Obscure: The Aftermath (PSP) Review

I don’t believe there are enough survival horror games.  Resident Evil rocked for a while, then they decided to focus on insane hillbillies instead of what they were good at… zombies.  The original Xbox hailed tons of awesome horror games, which made it my favorite console to play when it was popular.  Cold Fear, Doom […]

Sharkoon Magnetic Anti-Vibration Fan Gasket Review

Sharkoon Magnetic Anti-Vibration Fan Gasket Review

Every computer needs a good cooling system, and the bare minimum is a good air intake and exhaust system.  Unfortunately, most cases and fans vary on the quality of airflow and the amount of noise they produce. The design of the case may constrain effective airflow strategies.  For example, some home theater cases use several […]

North American Hunting Extravaganza

North American Hunting Extravaganza

Everyone knows that the majority of people playing the Wii are Japanese women and children between 8 and 13, right?  Who would have thought that this demographic would be screaming for a hunting game?  Well, thankfully the guys at Arcade Moon and Destineer are such forward thinkers that they brought the Nintendo world the one thing that […]

Sapphire HD4870 Toxic Video Card Review

Sapphire HD4870 Toxic Video Card Review

The PC gaming industry has seen many graphics chips come and go. Companies like 3dfx, S3, Trident, Intel, nVidia, ATI and others have tapped into the gaming industry and have produced 3d accellerators for the PC, and most of them have gone.  There are only two major players in the PC graphics industry: nVidia and […]

PAX 08 review and grade!

PAX 08 review and grade!

Well, we were retired, but welcome to version THREE of “The Wrath of El Pato”. I am El Pato, your insane, tired, and great wealth of knowledge author of all things that literally SUCK in the video game world. As asked by the boss, this column will now appear on OCmodshop.com every week, on either […]

Reporting from PAX 2008

Reporting from PAX 2008

PAX, the Penny Arcade Expo, is the largest gaming festival in North America representing tabletop, console and PC gaming. Three days of tournaments, freplay, nerdcore concerts, panel discussions, the latest from top game publishers and developers, the PAX 10 independent games showcase and thousands of attendees who know their stuff when it comes to games. […]

Final Fantasy IV Revisited

Final Fantasy IV Revisited

There was once a time when RPG’s didn’t have flashy cinematics, real time battles, and overly clichéd plots. There was a game that was innovative for improving the turn based formula, giving a story like none have ever seen, and a translation none would want to see again. Of course, I am talking about Final […]

Dead Rising! The feel good game of the season!

Dead Rising!  The feel good game of the season!

In Dead Rising, you play a photo journalist named Frank West who decends on the Colorado city of Willamette in order to catch a big scoop that he’s gotten a line on. Chartering a helicopter Frank flies over the city and sees all sorts of horrible murders and killing, it appears that the citizens of […]

Sony Delays, Microsoft Plays!

Sony Delays, Microsoft Plays!

Sony’s decision to delay the launch of the Playstation 3 console from spring to November has given Microsoft’s Xbox 360 time to gain a bigger foothold in the gaming market. Sony announced plans for the PS3 last May with much fanfare, but then they went unheard for months, giving Microsoft the opportunity it was looking […]