When stealth is done right, it's a gratifying test of your skill, patience and focus. When stealth is done wrong, it's more irritating than a mosquito in your room at 3AM asking to borrow a tenner.
Season's Greetings Eurogamers. It's the home stretch now, 2013's almost over and we're feeling nostalgic for the last 12 months. Broadly it's been a great year for gaming and there are plenty of fantastic games to talk about, but this week we've decided to concentrate instead on the fantastically awful ones.
This is going to be a fun one. From 12pm BST, Ian Higton's going to be braving the new DLC that quietly snuck out this week, and he'll be suffering through whatever new fresh hell Gearbox - or was it TimeGate or Nerve Software? - have conjured up.
Well, that just happened. Aliens: Colonial Marines launched today, and you've probably already dissected Dan Whitehead's verdict on the long-awaited game from Gearbox. Still, while it might hardly be a great game, it's definitely an interesting one, and you might want to check out what exactly all the fuss is about.
Duke Nukem dev shows off new project.
Gearbox shooter still alive.