Valve’s seminal shooter series brilliantly blends platforming and puzzle solving into its action. Sadly, most folks are still waiting for a conclusion to the killer cliffhanger at the end of the second pseudo-sequel, Half-Life 2: Episode 2. Fortunately, Mac gamers have plenty of catching up to do. Half-Life 2 is a pretty straightforward first-person shooter, but it has some nitty gritty stuff worth knowing. Check it out after the cut!
What combination of love-to-hate-’em videogame villains could outmatch
the absurdity of a Nazi zombie? That shtick was the backbone for the
incredibly popular (and aptly named) Nazi Zombie bonus mode in
Treyarch’s console and PC shooter, Call of Duty: World at War. After
making millions of dollars on downloadable maps, we can see how a
portable port seems only natural. The enjoyment of the original game,
however, is almost completely buried beneath a heap of flaws.