Monday, June 3, 2013

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Poker night 2 review

Poker Night 2 takes place in the same place as the original Poker Night, in a place called "The Inventory", Poker Night 2 forces you to play ether Texas hold um or Omaha against four well known video game and TV characters and each have ways of playing poker, first there is Brock Samson from the Venture Bros. who plays in a way of sniffing out bluffing players when he has a good hand which makes him a counter to one of the other characters. Then there is Claptrap from Borderlands 2, he folds often when he has a low amount of money but bets a lot when he has a decent supply of money. Ash Williams from Army of Darkness, Ash is a aggressive player, he bluffs often and makes huge bets which often leads to a showdown with Brock. Then there is Sam from Sam&Max, Sam folds often and only stays in when he likes the flop or has good cards, which means if he starts betting before it's one on one, you might want to fold. Glados from Portal and Portal 2 is also there and will harass the players and figures out who wins. Then there is you, the Player, a silent poker player who is constantly harassed by the other players.
The game features several additions from the first game including the ability to buy drinks for the other players, or change the chips, felt, or deck to one of the five things each character belongs too. There are rewards too, if you complete five challenges from the game (some are harder than others) you may try and win a bounty Item from one of the characters, these bounty items turn into items for TF2 or Borderlands 2, Brock's bounty item is a orb which grants the Samson Skewer to the TF2 Heavy and a new hair style to the Gunzerker in Borderlands 2. Claptrap's item is his 2012 character of the year trophy which grants a Handsome Jack mask to the spy on TF2 and a poker cap to the Borderlands 2 Siren. Ash's item is the Necronomicon and rewards a skull hat to the Pyro on TF2 and a Evil Ash hat for the Commando on Borderlands 2. Sam's item is a banjo and rewards a hat like sam's to the sniper and spy on TF2 and a Max mask for the Mechromancer that was in a DLC for Borderlands 2. Lastly there is Glados who puts up one of her Core's for the Item, this rewards a Longfall boots to the Scout of TF2 and the "Are you still there?" skin for the Assassin on Borderlands 2.
The game is that you start with 20000 dollars and must bet, raise, check, call, and fold to get all of the money like in a regular Poker game.
Note that in Texas hold em' you get two cards while in Omaha you get four. Warning this game might be hard for people who can't play poker well, like me.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Next Review

The next review will be about a slightly new game by now. Poker Night 2.

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Vikings review

Vikings or Viking: Battle  for Asgard is a game that takes on the view that is different than usual thought of vikings, this game takes place during a war of the vikings against monsters created by a evil goddess. These creatures for one thing reminded me of Locust Drones from Gears of War but are in their own way vastly different. While it is revealed that they are stronger and can take more damage than a human, they are different from Locust Drones as they are blue.
The story goes that you are a vikings who was hurt in battle and visited by a good Goddess called Freya, she names you her Champion and tells you that you can free the world of the enemies who are from the Underworld. The first thing I'll talk about is the enemies. The enemies remind me of Locust from Gears of War and also Orcs from the Lord of the Rings. There are normal enemies which a few light hits will kill in a few seconds but come in swarms, and cannot move under the sun, so when ever you enter a area where there is a dark cloud, you can expect to run into an enemy or a few. The shielded enemies are slightly tougher to dispatch, their shields can take a few hits and can stun you every time you hit it. Then there are the Large enemies, they guys can take a huge beating and must be killed with a quick time. There are Assassins who you can never see until they're on your head and ripping it off in the process.
Now like some other games there are huge battles where your army fights against the forces of Hel, the evil goddess, but to do this you must build it up by liberating settlements, freeing captives you find, and sometimes doing a odd side quest. The majority of battles are long and hard (don't turn that to your own sick uses) and require health potions, but before that you usually have to sneak into a huge area, sneak past all the bad guys, and charge up a stone to summon a dragon to the battle. It's hard even for a experienced players it's hard.
There are some perks that can help you threw out the game, you can buy runes for your weapons to have a blade that can shock foes, one that burns them, or one that freezes them solid, all these powers have executions too, that can finish off a foe in style. Don't worry about money though, you can buy a upgrade for your minimap that will show you where money is, in chests, urns, and bags of money.
Now the game itself has no tutorial, so you need to find out most of the things you can do over time that can cause a bit of a challenge at spots where you could use some moves but you don't know yet.
This game is very good and has a mixture of you being a great warrior and a stealthy killer. However I give this game a good reward for having though at some points it has problems with freeing places, but it's a great game none of the less and I recommend having it IF you want to get it.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Next Review

The next review will be of a good but unheard game called Vikings. I've searched for it on youtube and there are no video's about the game at all, so this will be a interesting review.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Gears of War series Review

Gears of War has had numerous ups and downs the downs taking place near the end and the ups focusing in the middle. The number one up for the game, I think, is the gun executions, as they are unique to each gun and adds multiple neat ways of ending a enemies life. However the number one down to me is the removal of playing as locust in Gears of War: Judgment. The number one game to didn't have the most distracting Campaign, but had wonderful multiplayer options.
To me, the best Gears of War game is Gears of War 3, with wonderful Executions, and special game modes which let friends play together.

Monday, May 6, 2013

Special review

Tomorrows review shall be a series review of Gears of War, which will Highlight some of the best additions the game series has had and some not so great changes, It will come down to the final review for the best of the games of that series.