Gwar – Bloody Pit of Horror – Review

December 31, 2010

It’s the McDonald’s ball pit of metal, a gloriously fun and dirty pile of sounds with a solid undercurrent of good songwriting and metal knowledge beneath.

Medal of Honor – Review

December 28, 2010

Medal of Honor doesn’t have the chops to equal its frequently-alluded-to competitor, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, but it’s satisfying in its own way.

Kylesa – Spiral Shadow – Review

December 27, 2010

A sad record. Not in a boo-hoo way, it’s more of a hands-in-pockets, head down, kick the can as the weight of existence slows your movement kind of way.

Dimmu Borgir – Abrahadabra – Review

December 10, 2010

Dimmu Borgir may have waded even deeper than usual into the realm of symphonic melodrama this time around, but they’ve still got the riffs, so fuck you.

Rock Band – 3 – Review

December 9, 2010

A no-stone-unturned evolution, from the improved user interface to the steady implementation of new features, to huge new additions like the keyboard.

Riotgod – Review

December 8, 2010

30 seconds in, singer Mark Sunshine has already belted out a “whoo” and a “yeeaah,” signaling the coming flood of big, fuzzy riffs, sky-tearing solos.

Dead Rising – 2 – Review

December 7, 2010

The fantastically detailed (and sadistically difficult) game that lay beneath these visuals lives on in the sequel, with an even greater emphasis on the humor.