Games Reviews

9 November 2011

Mercury Hg Review

Mercury, an early title for Sony’s PSP system, was a game built on nostalgia. Its mechanics took much from classic puzzle game Marble Madness and its simple premise seemed out ...

9 June 2011

The Fight

At the start of The Fight, you’re confronted with a gruff, angry Danny Trejo who barks at you how to play the game in FMV. It’s strange, confusing and doesn’t ...

8 June 2011

PlayStation Move Heroes

PlayStation Move Heroes is an average action game based on a strange crossover between Sony’s three main platforming franchises: Ratchet and Clank, Jak and Daxter and Sly Cooper. It was conceived ...

8 June 2011

Motorstorm Apocalypse

When the PlayStation 3 was first shown at E3 2005, one of the most impressive demos was for Motorstorm, an off-road racing game from British developer Evolution Studios. Although that demo ...

8 June 2011

Swarm Review

There’s been something of a resurgence of difficult platforming games in recent years. From Megaman’s hardcore revival to indie darlings such as Splosion Man and Super Meat Boy, the masochistic ...

8 June 2011

Time Crisis: Razing Storm

Time Crisis: Razing Storm is a collection of three on-rails arcade light-gun games which utilise either the PlayStation Move or GunCon 3. It includes Razing Storm, Time Crisis 4 Arcade ...

7 June 2011

LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars Review

The Star Wars universe is huge, and has so much potential for computer games cross-overs; combine this with the fun world of LEGO, and you have a great little treat ...

6 June 2011

Portal 2 Review

Valve have done an incredible job in taking what was essentially a bonus add-on in the Orange Box game pack from a few years ago, and fleshing it out into ...

2 June 2011

Little Big Planet 2 Review

Simply put, this game is a pure slice of gaming brilliance. It’s rare that you get to see a game that is void of violence and guns these days, and ...

13 May 2011

Virtua Tennis 4 Review

I had forgotten how much of an arcade masterpiece the Virtua Tennis games could be. After picking up Virtua Tennis 4 (for a quick ten minute play through), I was ...

26 April 2011

Musiic Party: Rock The House Review

Could the Guitar Hero series recently coming to a close mark the beginning of the end for music games? Or does the closure of the franchise open up a gap ...

19 April 2011

Zumba Fitness Review

- Platform: Xbox 360 with Kinect (Version Tested)- Genre: Fitness- Developer/Publisher: Pipeworks Software/Majesco- Release: 26/11/2010 Videogames are generally seen as a form of escape. Like film or literature, they are a ...

14 April 2011

Your Shape: Fitness Evolved Review

Fitness Evolved is by no means perfect, and just like with any game that has come out on new hardware it has some serious issues to overcome. It uses the ...
14 April 2011

Dance Central Review

Television adverts for motion controller games more often than not have to hide a disclaimer somewhere; either explaining that it isn’t in fact in game footage, or the ad is ...
13 April 2011

Beyond Good & Evil HD Review

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade Genre: Action/Adventure Developer/Publisher: Ubisoft Montpellier/Ubisoft Shanghai/Ubisoft Release: 02/03/2011 When you think back on a game, what thoughts do you have? There are a lot that are generic and indescribable; linear ...

12 April 2011

Kinect Adventures Review

The mini-game collection has had a second-wind since the industry went motion control crazy with the advent of the Wii in 2006. Now all developers’ ideas that were too thin ...

12 April 2011

Rio Multiplayer Party Game Review

Format: Playstation 3/Xbox 360/Wii Genre: Party Game/Rhythm/Adventure Publisher: THQ Release: April 2011 The party game genre is changing. They aren’t finished or failing, that is for sure; the Kinect, the Wii and Move have ...

31 March 2011

WWE All Stars Review

Platform: PS3/ Xbox360Genre: Sports/wrestlingDeveloper/Publisher: THQRelease: 01/04/2011 Mixing the old with the new; is a formula that fans of WWE have been calling out for. Finally, in WWE Allstars THQ offers us ...
22 March 2011

Crysis 2 Review

Platform: Xbox 360/PS3/PC Genre: FPS/Action Developer/Publisher: Electronic Arts/Crytek Studios Release: 25/03/2011 Very few people got the pleasure of playing Crysis 1; a technically masterful game set on a beautiful free-roam island. The game required ...

8 March 2011

Homefront Review

Platform: Xbox360/PS3/PCGenre: FPS/ActionDeveloper/Publisher: Kaos Studios/THQRelease: 11/03/2011 The first person shooter genre is oversaturated with content. Look away for a second, and by the time you look back, another shooter will have ...

7 March 2011

Dragon Age 2 Review

Platform: Xbox360/PS3/PCGenre: RPGDeveloper/Publisher: Bioware/EARelease: 08/03/2011 Once again, developers Bioware bring you back to their fantasy world of Dragons, sorcery and swords. As a follow up to the 2009 cult hit Dragon ...

18 February 2011

Killzone 3 Review

Platform: PS3 Genre: FPS/Action Developer/Publisher: Guerilla Games/Sony Release: 22/02/2011 The third instalment of Guerrilla Games’ Killzone series, puts you straight back into the action, taking control of the gruff Sergeant Sevchenko (the same fairly ...

16 February 2011

Xbox Live Arcade Pick: Super Meat Boy

One of the first memories I have is of playing Super Mario Brothers on the Nintendo Entertainment System. I can remember blowing the game cartridge to keep the game from ...

24 January 2011

Dead Space 2 Review

Platform: Xbox 360/PS3 Genre: Survival Horror Developer/Publisher: Visceral Games/EA Release: 25/01/2011 The name gives it away; this is the sequel to 2008’s frightfest... Dead Space. Developed again by Visceral Games, Dead Space 2 is the ...

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