CityVille Infects 22 Million Brains

People who love browser games with meth like addictive qualities but aren’t so interested in farming, rejoiced this month when CityVille was introduced. Not surprisingly, Zynga’s newest title has already attracted quite a following (a 22 million player following) in as little as eleven days! That’s equivalent to my home town of Indianapolis’s population multiplied… Continue reading

Think of the Adults: Horribly Honest about Gaming

I awoke bright and early one Saturday morning to a delicate layer of snow settling gently onto my porch. I jumped from bed and went over to the window, excited to see relatively poor driving conditions outside. This was bad for some but excellent for me… this meant no errands. It’s better while she’s asleep… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: Aliens vs Predator

It’s pretty easy to assume that outer space battles will be much like those we’re familiar with on Earth. However, outer space does what it wants and its denizens follow a strict lifestyle of not giving a (insert favorite curse word here). Perhaps out space battles aren’t your thing, but just in case here are… Continue reading

New Civilization V Map Pack DLC Doesn’t Make Sense

Those of you that were distracted this past weekend with all the awesome Steam deals may have missed the release of more Civilization V content.  Titled “Cradle of Civilization” each pack includes levels based on real world locations, all designed by Firaxis (the team behind Civilization V). The 4 maps (Mediterranean, Asia, Americas, Mesopotamia) are priced… Continue reading

Uncharted 3 Rumor: Drake to Delve into Desert

Nathan Drake of Uncharted fame really enjoys going on exciting and often times very dangerous vacations, and its looking like his next trip may take him to the super sand festival known as the desert.  Kotaku reports that the same secret source that told them Sony would be revealing the third game in the Uncharted series in the near future also said that aforementioned… Continue reading

Steam is a Gaming Buffet

There are two ways one can look at a restaurant buffet, a light side and dark side of mass eating if you will. On one hand a buffet offers variety and quantity in a very convenient location. Most people leave a buffet satisfied, perhaps even acquiring a taste for foods they’d never experienced before. On… Continue reading

Bethesda to Release More Fallout: New Vegas Fetch Quests in December

It was pretty obvious that Fallout:New Vegas was going to be getting some DLC and by now everyone knows that aforementioned DLC is “exclusive” to the XBox 360.  Now, Bethesda has released details about the add on, including a December 21st release date. Titled “Dead Money”, the DLC  revolves around the legendary Sierra Madre Casino, whose grand opening… Continue reading

Gaming Cynic: No Substitute for the Real Thing

I woke up on the wrong side of the bed this morning. My usually jovial self will be taking a mental health day. Instead, I’ll be looking at everything in my life through a half empty glass. I’ll get over it, but my pissy mood wants to burn some bridges first. Having successfully navigated my… Continue reading

Hey! Look! Creative Uncut Concept Art Archive

At one point in time, the games we play were merely brainstorms on a sketch pad. For the super fans  but especially those interested in gaming design, it’s nice to be able to see those ideas before they hit our favorite console. Creative Uncut has taken an affinity for concept work and developed a website dedicated to all things game… Continue reading