Game Reviews

Pop Culture Embassy Review: 7 Days to Die (Early Access)

7 Days to Die is a voxel based “survival horde crafting game” with a tower defense feel being developed by The Fun Pimps. Set in a post World War 3 apocalyptic world where a new virus causes dead human beings to return from the dead as zombies, you must gather resources and the knowledge to use them to survive. And right now, it looks to be one of the best, if not the best, zombie genre games ever. Think survival horror meets Minecraft and you’ve got a good idea of what this game is like. If you’re like me, you love the zombie genre, but are sick of all the half-assed attempts at zombie survival games out there. Well, be sick no longer, friend. 7 Days to Die is the elixir you’ve been waiting for! The first thing you’re going to notice when you start up your first single player game or multi-player server is the huge amount of customization available in the setup menus. Whether you want a Walking Dead style game experience, 28 Days Later type, or something in between, it can be done in the setup menus. I assure you though, the first thing you’re going to want to do when you start up is to turn the difficulty and zombie spawn rate down. This game can be very unforgiving at “normal” settings. You’ve been warned. [...]

Pop Culture Embassy namsdrowS – QA Review

There are two things to be aware of while reviewing Swordsman by Perfect World: they put an emphasis on authenticity and they originally developed the game for the Chinese market. Gamers will love the authenticity but the fact that Swordsman was developed for the Chinese market first is behind a lot of the marks I have against the current beta. [...]