It's easy as a gamer to feel scammed when a publisher spews out a slew of downloadable map packs before you've managed to hack through the box's security stickers. There's no way to know for sure whether or not the company had the stuff done in advance but just held it back in order to suck some more easy money from you.
With a title like that you’d expect nothing but the very best in long-distance warfare, and thankfully Sniper Elite V2 delivers, like a bullet at 200 meters.
Sometimes Sony's $50-a-year PlayStation Plus program is worthwhile, but most of the time it leaves subscribers thinking "Now why am I giving you guys $50 a year again?" Sony is aware enough that there's a problem to send out marketing surveys asking gamers how they feel about different offerings and pricing.
Sony's PlayStation Plus program doesn't always prove to be worth the $50 annual subscription fee, but every now and again, it hooks subscribers up with enough so-called "free" stuff to justify coughing up the dough. Every time we try to get it, it keeps pulling us back in.
Being a PlayStation 3 owner who is obsessed with the Mass Effect series is a lot like being a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan who tortures himself by sitting through the World Series ever year. Not only did the original Mass Effect never hit the console, but Xbox 360 players have been getting a far superior version of Mass Effect 3's multiplayer since the game came out in March.
Rest assured that whenever a game publisher insists the finale of a trilogy will close out the series, what's left unspoken is "only if it doesn't sell well." Not ready to kill off its old warhorse, Sony is prepping Kratos for another round of god-slaying and vixen-sexing in God of War: Ascension.
The PlayStation Network goes down more often than an Arizona State sorority girl, but sometimes -- like today -- it's because Sony plans it that way. Starting at 9 a.m. EST this morning, Sony's giving a break to the hamsters that keep the PlayStation 3 servers chugging along