Source Engine frame drops


Also known as lag spikes, or FPS drops, or frame stuttering, this annoying problem doesn’t happen only in Valve’s Source engine, as I’ve experienced, but also in GoldSrc(yeah, the Half-Life 1 engine). A gif will best explain this phenomenon: You can imagine that if in single player this is super annoying, multiplayer games like CS:GO […]

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Trying RAGE


RAGE is free to play this weekend on STEAM. I thought I’d give it a try. I think it has a certain Borderlands feel to it, although not featuring that cartoonish outline. Actually, at a first glance it looks quite realistic. It’s running on the id Tech 5 Engine, and I’m amazed of how well […]

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Black Mesa Source Review


With patience you can travel across the seas. Patient people can expect fantastic rewards. Hard work produces marvelous results. No matter what, keep having hope that you will succeed. These all seem to be worthy attributes of Valve Time. Valve Time has been known to bring some fans to their knees, begging for new releases. […]

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CS:GO first impressions


Yesterday, 14th August, the beta of Counterstrike Global Offensive was released. At about 5,5 gb, it took a while until it was downloaded. I’m not going to write a detailed review here, I’m going to just expose how I felt about a couple of rounds. Firstly, we’re now welcomed by a redesigned menu, with an […]

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Crysis 3 coming in 2013


Prophet(former Alcatraz, I suppose) returns to New York once again after finding the truth about the CELL organization’s Nanodomes. The citizens were told that the giant citywide structures were resurrected to protect the population and to cleanse these metropolises of the remnants of Ceph forces. In reality, the Nanodomes are CELL’s covert attempt at a […]

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Dishonored


Gamers will have their senses delighted with a new game that will be released this year. Developed by Arkane Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks, Dishonored will put us in the skin of Corvo, a past guard in the service of the Empress and now convicted for assassinating her. Corvo will seek vengeance against the person who framed […]

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