One quarter ends, another begins. Here is the list you’ve been waiting for! Get excited for what we’re excited for! Mass excitement! Yay!Read more "Looking Ahead to 2014: Third Quarter (July – September)"
Plagued by delays and shortcomings, 2012 was an up-and-down year for video games. We saw triumphant returns to form, fantastic new IP’s, and some tragic farewells throughout the year, as well as some big games coming out of small developers. And as the window closes for the current gen consoles, we at HST celebrate the […]Read more "HST…Best Video Games of 2012"
One thing that Mass Effect 2 was known for was its great DLC added to the campaign. Kasumi wasn’t as praised as the rest, but there is no doubt that Overlord and The Shadow Broker DLC will remain my favorite added content for a long time to come. Too bad the same can’t be said […]Read more "Gaming Review: Mass Effect 3 DLC – Omega"
Whether you were a fan of the ending of Mass Effect’s trilogy or not, it’s hard not to be excited for the campaign DLC that this series has had to offer (need I remind you about Lair of the Shadow Broker?). Yet that was before the series had come to an end, begging the question […]Read more "Gaming Review: Mass Effect 3 DLC – Leviathan"
For many people, video games are a getaway from all of your worries and problems. They transport you to different worlds, and tell magnificent interactive stories that entangle the viewer(s) into place of unforeseen wonder and beauty. Not only have they introduced main media to such characters as Mario, Master Chief, and Donkey Kong, but […]Read more "In It’s Defense: Why Video Games Aren’t Just For Kids"
Here’s a little thought about console exclusiveness. When a game is released solely onto one console (I’m ignoring PCs cuz I’m a Mac person and PCs scare me) it sucks. Boasting ensues, lines are drawn in the sand and suddenly we’ve got a full on battle over which console is the best among the fans. […]Read more "PS3 Players Rejoice! Mass Effect 2 is Finally Here"
Throughout the Mass Effect series there have been many elusive presences in the galaxy, none more so than the Shadow Broker (the Illusive Man falls short on a spelling technicality). Thankfully with the new DLC for Mass Effect 2, titled Lair of the Shadow Broker, we are finally getting some answers about this mysterious character.Read more "Gaming Review – Mass Effect 2: Lair of the Shadow Broker DLC"
The last playable DLC for Mass Effect 2 (Kasumi’s Dream) didn’t exactly cause any mass faintings due to how excited people became while playing, but with the DLC Overlord we are definitely getting the tingles.Read more "Gaming Review – Mass Effect 2: Overlord DLC"