More Reviews
REVIEWS Firefall Review
Repetitive gameplay makes this fall a little boring.

The Walking Dead: Season Two Review
At this point, you’re not coming back for the zombies. Let’s get down to business.
More Previews
PREVIEWS Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Preview
Put up some movie glasses, because Geometry Wars is entering the third dimension.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Destiny
Release date: 09/09/14

FIFA 15
Release date: 09/23/14

Ar Nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star
Release date: 09/23/14

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax
Release date: 09/30/14


LATEST FEATURES And I Was All "Hell Yeah I'll Play a New Dreamcast Game"
I just played a Dreamcast game that was released in... wait, 2014?

A Comprehensive Guide to Dealing with Controversy in the Video Game Industry
Need help wading through the latest misogyny/homophobia/racism/corruption debate in the gaming industry? Paul Tamburro’s here to help!
MOST POPULAR FEATURES The Updating List of PAX Indies
We're heading to PAX Prime! Are you looking to check out a few unique indie games while you're there? UPDATED: Dragon Fin Soup, Dungeon of the Endless,

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP samsmith614 Since game design is a business, I decided to see what's really selling well for the PS4. I did this search a week ago, and at the time, out of the top 20 bestsellers on Amazon 10 had not even been released yet. By now some have been released. But others still have not. And yet others...

DAILY MANIFESTO

Video Games Can Be Work Too

Posted on Thursday, October 7 @ 23:04:16 Eastern by
My review assignment this week was Front Mission Evolved, which I just finished. Gaming never felt like as much work as it did just now.

Don't take it the wrong way. I love playing video games. I love writing about video games. And reviewing video games is neat too. Sometimes though, I'll have to put hours into a game I would never have even picked up myself.

When it's a game like Monday Night Combat, that's just peachy! Dead Rising 2 was fun too!

I've been reviewing solidly for a year now and everything has been going smoothly. There were times when gaming in my free time felt like work so the load hasn't been too bad. I don't want to sound disingenuous, or like I don't know there's tons of people who'd happily step into my place but, when you're on a deadline, and you've got three hours of a game left, things just drag! I'll have my full review of Front Mission Evolved in tomorrow.

Tags:   Xbox 360


comments powered by Disqus

More On GameRevolution