Video Show: The Examined Life (of Gaming)

VIDEO: Cold Fear (2005)

Just in time for Halloween (if you’re in the continental US, and watching literally in the next few hours), Roland takes a sidelong look at Cold Fear, another Resident Evil ripoff in the vein of Blue Stinger, Dino Crisis, or Deep Fear (two of which are exactly the same game as this), and realizes his irrational hatred of Ubisoft was pretty rational after all.

VIDEO: 2012: The Gaming Year in Review

UPDATED with Part 2: Codeknight’s Corner! 2012 was… a year in gaming. Just another year. But there was some cool stuff that happened, and this video is about all the games Roland played this year that he didn’t already get a chance to talk about, including Spec Ops: The Line, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Tribes: Ascend, MechWarrior Online, and more!

VIDEO: Shadow Ops: Red Mercury

Presented like a popcorn summer action flick where you’re a Delta Force operative searching for a nuclear device that’s fallen into the hands of terrorists, Shadow Ops: Red Mercury‘s presentation doesn’t quite excuse its spartan gameplay. But it is pretty darn hilarious.