SPORE

BOwen | October 28, 2008

In the beginning, Will Wright created SPORE.  SPORE had bugs and was unbalanced, many had trouble, and Wright hovered over his team of developers and said ‘let there be patches’ and there was a patch.  Wright saw the patch wasn’t perfect and said ‘let there be more patches’.
The latest, much anticipated offering from Sims creator [...]

Civilization IV

BOwen | September 25, 2008

Sid Meier has got to be one of my all time favorite game designers. Especially now that I think about the games he’s put out. Civilization IV is a must have for strategy fans. It’s been out for awhile and been reviewed with universally high marks so I will be brief here and just get [...]

Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

BOwen | September 25, 2008

 The recent release of the Shivering Isle, the highly rated expansion for Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is a clear sign that Oblivion has been out for awhile. So I’m going to keep the first half of the review short.
I can’t resist pointing out to anyone who hasn’t played Oblivion that it is a beautiful game [...]

Neverwinter Nights 2

BOwen | September 25, 2008

Neverwinter Nights 2 was released in the fall of 2006 as the sequel to Bioware’s game of year Neverwinter Nights. NWN2 has received some mixed reactions from NWN1 fans. Personally I really enjoyed it. Most of the visuals received a much needed face lift and the voice acting for the main characters was very well [...]

The Sims 2

BOwen | September 25, 2008

What can be said about The Sims 2 that hasn’t already been said in countless reviews? Since this is hardly a new game and has already been reviewed to death I thought I would focus on other aspects of the game such as how it might appeal to the Christian gamer.
One thing that has troubled [...]

Victory at Hebron

BOwen | September 25, 2008

Are you Christian? Do you like card battle games? I mean do you REALLY like card battle games? Good. Then you might like Victory at Hebron.
When I saw this game was released in 2003, I thought I’d be a little forgiving. It is still available at online Christian stores as one of the more recent [...]