The Insight: Hitman 2 Works, But Needs More Creativity

By Shane Ferguson  Hitman: The Complete First Season was one of my favorite games last year. IO Interactive listened to fan feedback and knocked everything out of the park. The huge maze-like levels provided tons of ways to approach each mission coupled with multiple story kills, targets, personal and online challenges. All that encouraged replayability so…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz As always, the Circle’s got your back with a variety of news and review for this week. Evan Narcisse reviews Galak-Z, the throwback spaceship shooter roguelike by developer 17-BIT. Mike Futter has details on a report by the American Psychological Association linking video game players to higher levels of aggression and desensitization.…