Esmeralda Portillo

Tag Archive: Xbox

  • 22nd, February
    Video Game Movies: What Do YOU Want?

    It’s no secret that there’s an outcry when Hollywood announces plans for a movie based on a popular video game. The usual questions are “what the hell?” and “Why?!” Fans of said game are usually going to be on the offensive, making arguments that Hollywood is just trying to make ‘quick’ money and will, in…

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  • 10th, February
    Video Games Made Me Do It!

    When you hear the words “Fox” and “video games” together, it’s not surprising that it usually leads to something stupid on Fox’s part. I was never biased towards Fox before, simply because I was too busy playing video games, but article after article has provided me with enough proof that the people working at Fox…

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  • 17th, January
    Fanboys: The Ugly Side of Gaming

    Video games have truly grown as a medium over the years. Although many out there still see it as a sign of immaturity, a large portion of society now recognizes gaming for the interactive art that it is.  It’s so large now it has its own (crappy) televised award show, tens of thousands flock to…

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  • 27th, December
    Upcoming Games of 2011 (By Month)

    Before you drink that gallon of spiked eggnog and drunkenly ruin a child’s Christmas by telling him or her that there is no Santa, remember to save any holiday money for your 2011 gaming habit. As of right now, next year is packing quite a punch. So if little Timmy wants an iPad from Old…

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  • 19th, December
    Esme’s Top 10 Games of 2010

    As the 2010 year comes to a close in less than two weeks, everyone now has time to reflect on the important things of the last 12 months like their worst hangover, annulled marriages, and their top favorite games. I decided to jump on the bandwagon and do the same, because I know everyone cares…

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  • 19th, October
    SG Review: Vanquish

    Check your machismo at the door and get ready for some fast-paced action and heavy gunplay when you sit down to play this new title from Platinum Games. Vanquish is a roller-coaster ride that truly surprised me at E3, and didn’t fail to disappoint gameplay-wise when it touched down on my console at home (and…

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  • 04th, October
    SG Review: Enslaved: Odyssey to the West

    Love throwing women around like they’re sacks of wheat?  Want to let out your frustration on technology before it kills humanity (because you know it’s only a matter of time)? Like monkeys? Want just an overall great story? Enslaved: Odyssey to the West is not only your game, but it’s the sleeper hit of 2010.

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  • 20th, September
    Demo Impressions: Enslaved, Odyssey to the West

    Monkeys: beautiful primates who we all love to watch at the zoos as they smell their own feces, and then throw it at each other. There are just not enough of those lovely creatures in video games.  Well thanks to Ninja Theory, they have remedied that balance a bit by bringing us the closest relative…

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