Opinion: Bottom 25 Games – 23) Prince of Persia: Warrior Within

23) Prince of Persia: Warrior Within (GC, UBI Soft, 2004) Let’s begin by saying that Sands of Time was, for its time, a really good 3D action/platformer that resurrected an iconic Western series and helped launch UBI Soft into the behemoth it is today. While the combat was too touchy for its own good, the…

Opinion: Bottom 25 Games – 21) Just Dance 2

21) Just Dance 2 (Wii, UBI Soft, 2010) Just Dance became the poster child of the aggressive marketing push for the “casual” dynamic propagated by the success of the Wii. However, my sole experience with this behemoth of a franchise (which is still releasing titles on the original Wii this year!) made me really wonder…

Opinion: ABOUT GOD DAMN TIME

Fifteen years have passed (more or less) since Beyond Good & Evil, and Michel Ancel’s desire to make a sequel has been one full of frustration, heartache, and patience. But finally, UBI Soft has unveiled the latest iteration of Ancel’s vision, a prequel to the events of the first game and one that looks to…

Music: Top 5 “Town” Themes

Sanctuary areas in games tend to have unique, relaxing compositions that emphasize safety and tranquility. However, I seem to like more melancholy themes, given my three favorites are more morose in tone. Regardless, here’s five of my favorite town themes from my Top 100 list: Lower Valua, Skies of Arcadia, Yutaka Minobe and Takayuki Maeda,…

Music: Beyond Good & Evil’s “Propaganda” is the song we need right now

Beyond Good & Evil is my favorite game of all time, with one of the best soundtracks, too. Its message against the corruption of civil government into one fueled by tyranny and military occupation is very apt in the wake of the election, with Christophe Heral’s “Propaganda” serving as a siren call to wake up.

Art: Beyond Good & Evil 2 (CONFIRMED)

OH BOY Michel Ancel confirmed that “a game” is no longer endangered and is in pre-production. There is no doubt with this particular image that this “game” is the long-postponed Beyond Good & Evil 2 at this point. This is clearly a Mammago brother! I forgot his name, but totes Mammago! Anywho…hope you all don’t…