Tag: Portal

Darksiders 2 Review: Dance with Death in the Pale Moonlight

The team at Vigil Games started with the ambitious Darksiders, a title that took some of the industry’s best game concepts and brought them together. God of War, The Legend of Zelda, Portal; all of these were a major influence in the studio’s first major release. With the sequel, Vigil has fleshed out these concepts and added new RPG mechanics like loot and leveling. This new mash-up creates Darksiders 2, one of the most enjoyable games of 2012. 

Quantum Conundrum Review: A Multidimensional Letdown

Portal took the world by storm in 2007, merging two unlikely genres together and crafting a puzzle game that was as entertaining as it was challenging. The story was riddled with humor and some of the best puzzles in a video game. Kim Swift, designer on Portal, has created a new first person puzzle game in the form of Quantum Conundrum. Does this newest physics based puzzle game capture the essence of Portal, or does it fail at obtaining the Portal charm?