Glen Stevens' Thoughts

I Am Alive – Review

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I Am Alive is a survival exploration game by Darkworks and Ubisoft Shanghai for Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and Windows.  I picked it up for $5 during a Steam sale, and I can’t complain too loudly about this game for that price, I wouldn’t pay much more for it. The story is set in the U.S. 1 year after “The Event” happened which caused earth quakes and power outages, basically putting the country in a dark age where survivors began hoarding supplies, forming gangs, and becoming increasingly violent to outsiders….read more

Arma 2 mod DayZ – Game Review

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This review is specifically about the mod for Arma 2 called DayZ, since I have yet to actually play Arma 2. Arma 2 was designed to be an authentic army simulator, where you can only carry so many items, weapons and vehicles act similar to how they do in the real world, and you win with tactics not “health packs”.  The DayZ mod takes that idea but adds in zombies to the rolling countryside of fictional Chernarus (a russian zone).  What is really interesting is that the mod provides no…read more