Stories by Patrick Shaw

Crysis 2

Rain hammers down on the streets of New York City's Times Square. Upturned police cruisers spit fire into the night as the top half of a giant skyscraper lay crushed over the back of an 18-wheeler. A NYC police station is a few feet from my location,...

A history of zombies in video games

In light of Capcom's Dead Rising 2 releasing this week for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC, we look back at notable video games featuring the undead over the past 25 years, including absolute trainwrecks like Land of the Dead: Road to Fiddler's Green...

EA press conference highlights

EA has held their big E3 press conference at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, demonstrating upcoming games they have scheduled to come out in 2010 and 2011.

Aliens vs. Predator

Released in 1999 on the PC, the original Aliens vs. Predator is largely considered an underrated classic; based on the excellent science-fiction crossover franchise, it allowed you to play as a Colonial Marine, Alien from the Alien movies, or Predato...

Bass Pro Shops: The Strike

Resident angler Patrick Shaw loves the sport of fishing and he may have just found a virtual simulation that's good enough to keep him off the lakes for good. Backed by the Bass Pro Shops name, The Strike is a well executed fishing title that should ...

Rare to bring back classic franchises on Natal

VideoGamer.com reveals in an interview with Rare director George Andreas that the UK-based video game developer has plans to use Project Natal for the Xbox 360 to revitalize some of their classic franchises. Rare is known for developing a number of p...

O' Reilly: Nude women in Guitar Hero 5 'shameless'

Outspoken political commentator and host of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor, Bill O' Reilly has attacked a new viral advertisement for Guitar Hero 5 calling it's nude (but censored) female models "pinheads" and the ad itself "shameless."

Thief 4 hinted to be in development by Eidos

It's been years since Thief and Thief II: The Metal Age were released, but now the fourth installment in Eidos' stealth-based PC game series, Thief, is rumored to be in development by IGN.

Dead Space 2 & Dead Space 3 in development, film coming soon

Variety reports that Electronic Arts' science-fiction themed survival horror video game, Dead Space, will be a trilogy, with Dead Space 2 and Dead Space 3 in the works. The Dead Space trilogy does not include the upcoming on-rails shooter Dead Space:...

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