Tag Archive: first impressions

Borderlands II: First Impressions

Borderlands II is a riveting game that seems an upgrade over its predecessor in almost every department. I’ve played up until level 12 on three characters so far, with my current favourite being the Commando. The classes in Borderlands 2 seem a lot more interesting than their predecessors: A gunzerker who dual wields anything from …

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Diablo 3 First Impressions

Diablo III is an interesting game for me to cover – Diablo and Diablo II were massively important to me as I became a PC gamer, and Diablo III is both completely updated and yet entirely the same as it always was. Let’s look at what’s changed first. I’d say the biggest differences from the …

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Mass Effect 3: First Impressions

Mass Effect 3′s ending is bad, and Bioware should feel bad. That’s the sentiment on the internet these past few weeks since the game’s release, but it’s silly to condemn what has otherwise been a widely acclaimed game for a poor turn at the end. I’ve been playing the Mass Effect series since its release, …

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Star Wars: The Old Republic – First Impressions

MMORPGs are an utterly unique genre of videogame. Not in their actual mechanics, which are the logical combination of single player RPGs and multiplayer aspects, but in their Siren-like appeal to publishers. Many big franchises have gotten into the business, and all have been dashed upon the rocks of Blizzard’s titanic World of WarCraft – …

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