Brink Review: On the Verge of Fun

With all of the time I spent with the developer Splash Damage’s two Enemy Territory games, Wolfenstein and Quake Wars (and the exemplary job it did refining and improving on the formula between the two games), Brink‘s lineage was obvious enough to get me excited to see what the next iteration would have in store. Like its predecessors,… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: It Jumped

Brink fell onto store shelves while the biggest franchise around started teasing everyone all over again. We had an unexpectedly retro week on HN full of knights, robots, and aliens. Every day we are on the look out for the most interesting news items in the gaming industry. Some make it on the site as… Continue reading

Games of May Solve the Case

  Not much wants to go up against Rockstar this month, but there could still be a few surprises out there. We finally have something nice to say about Black Ops for a change, and we’re patiently waiting to see what exactly Brink is. Check out the list of major releases this month along with… Continue reading

The Basics of Brink

Brink has made a lot of promises during its development, and at first glance the game certainly does look promising. Being a class based game seeking to “blur the lines between single and multiplayer first person shooter gameplay” seems interesting enough. Add to that a unique sci-fi setting, art style, and character customizations fills out… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Wii Told You So

All kinds of Nintendo rumors exploded this week and speculation raised up about the real Portal 2 release date that turned into an interesting Steam promotion. We got our game on a Net Heads after trying to dream up some remakes worth playing. Every day we are on the look out for the most interesting… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Don’t Care About Your Codename

Sony must think there’s something else to this handheld market, and reviews of the first big titles of the year start rolling in. Every day we are on the look out for the most interesting news items in the gaming industry. Some make it on the site as headlines, and the articles that just miss… Continue reading

Brink Shoots a Bit Differently, But Still Brings the Guns

Among the sea of existing and upcoming first-person shooters, it is difficult to pick out the ones that offer something different. Brink hopes to get your attention with its class-based gameplay combined with a focus on working as a team. On top of that the characters and environments are filled with vibrant colors and plenty… Continue reading