Stephen Lea Sheppard

The Fiction Issue 2012

Prototype 2

This game offends me.
Stephen Lea Sheppard
7.3.12
Gaming

thatgamecompany's Journey Is A Mystical Desert World

Check out the review of Journey on our sister site, VICE.com.
Stephen Lea Sheppard
5.11.12
Sheppard’s Video Game Pie

An Extraordinarily Late Review of Skyrim We Forgot to Put Up Last Week (Sorry)

"The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" is the reason I'm upgrading my computer this weekend.
Stephen Lea Sheppard
11.28.11
Sheppard’s Video Game Pie

Sheppard's Video Game Pie - Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet

I can think of $15 meals I've enjoyed much less.
Stephen Lea Sheppard
8.18.11
The Boys Of Summer (Ataris Version) Issue

Sheppard’s Video Game Pie

F.E.A.R. 3 is a horror-themed co-op shooter featuring two main characters: Pointman, the nameless protagonist from the first game, who has the ability to slow down time, and Paxton Fettel, Pointman’s dead brother, a ghost who can blast, levitate...
Stephen Lea Sheppard
8.1.11
The Conflict Minerals... Issue

Sheppard’s Video Game Pie

The new Mortal Kombat, which is technically the ninth of the franchise, is almost everything I want from an MK game.
Stephen Lea Sheppard
7.25.11
Gaming

Sheppard's Video Game Pie—Child Of Eden [Review]

Stephen Lea Sheppard, actor from Freaks and Geeks and The Royal Tenenbaums, reviews Child of Eden—Tetsuya Mizuguchi’s Kinect synesthesia rail-shooter about venturing into a corrupted computer network to rescue an AI.
Stephen Lea Sheppard
6.30.11
Sheppard’s Video Game Pie

Sheppard's Video Game Pie - From Dust

From Dust is a decent short god sim that would really benefit from being much larger and running on the next generation of game hardware.
Stephen Lea Sheppard
6.13.11
The Psychedelic Booby Trap Issue

Sheppard’s Video Game Pie

Dissidia 012[duodecim] Final Fantasy (yeah, that’s the actual title) is the prequel and follow-up to 2009’s Dissidia Final Fantasy, a 3-D fighting game that featured characters from each installment of Square Enix’s long-running Final Fantasy JRPGs.
Stephen Lea Sheppard
5.1.11
The Knuckle Sandwich Issue

Mass Effect 2

MASS EFFECT 2 Mass Effect 2 is a science fiction third-person shooter with roleplaying elements, those being six character classes that all play differently, a variety of selectable powers as you level up, squad mates who follow...
Stephen Lea Sheppard
4.1.11
The Fashion Issue 2011

Yakuza 4

Yakuza 4 is the latest installment in a series of video games from Japan about (a somewhat romanticized version of) the Japanese Mafia. Calling the Yakuza series “The Japanese Grand Theft Auto” is misleading on the surface but...
Stephen Lea Sheppard
3.1.11
The Teetering on the Brink Issue

Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom

In Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom, you play a nameless hero out to recruit the Majin, a legendary giant who once saved the local kingdom from a dark age, because that dark age has come again.
Stephen Lea Sheppard
2.1.11
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