Category: PS3

  • Far Cry 3 (PS3)

    Far Cry 3 (PS3)

    What is Far Cry? It is Ubisoft’s open world shooter series where you also explore a wilderness setting while having freeform firefights in the first person. First (2004) it was an unbearably pretty tropical paradise with thematically nonsensical, design-wise questionable content. Then (2008) it was an immersive, compelling depiction of war-torn Africa with hypnotic, if flawed…

  • Looking for Burnout

    Looking for Burnout

    The best car/ driving/ racing/ speeding/ adrenaline/ wheels game of all time is Burnout 3: Takedown (2004, PS2, Xbox). Its impeccably crafted highways that demand excessive speed or you feel like you’re doing them a disservice, its kilometer-long drifts, its picture-perfect scenery blazing by, its blink-and-you’re-gone, laughter-inducing crashes with cars flying hundreds of meters into…

  • Vanquish (PS3)

    Vanquish (PS3)

    I thought Vanquish was the most impressive game at E3 2010, and promptly forgot about it for the following years. I only got into it thanks to it being featured as a free title on PlayStation Plus. Turns out my initial impressions were right, and also that they are somewhat worrying in today’s videogame market.…