Playing Critic (April 2011)
I love “Portal 2.” L-U-V, love it.
OK, if you follow my Twitter account or Facebook page at all, you might be inclined to believe that I made up my mind about that fact long before I ever played the game.
The battleground: New York.
Aliens have invaded, and most of the population is dead or dying, thanks to a plague sweeping the city.
You are a Marine called Alcatraz, a member of a squad sent covertly into Manhattan to make contact with an important scientist and evacuate him from the city.
The world of “Dragon Age 2” is a nice place to visit, but I certainly wouldn’t want to live there.