Archive for the ‘Reviews Xbox 360’ Category

Review – Soul Calibur IV

Monday, August 25th, 2008 by christian

Ever since Soul Calibur 2, it has been clear that Namco decided that their once experimental, more serious fighting game series could be another cash cow, if only they made a few tweaks. Thus we have been getting sequels that continuously emphasize style over substance, chock full of nerd bait for people on both …

Video Review – Space Chimps

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008 by derek

Review – Braid

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008 by christian

We can spend a lot of time talking about Braid, trying to interpret it and stamp out a definitive idea on what it is and what it says. There isn’t much of a point in it though. Braid, for all its flaws, is literature, something that has meaning. Anything I say about …

Review – Alone in the Dark

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008 by christian

Apparently, it is becoming the rule rather than the exception for games to be rushed to release, rather than given the time to properly simmer. There are a slew of factors causing this, such as soaring costs, tricky console hardware, and the fickle, tiny window of attention that the hype machine grants.

Of course, a …

Review – Army of Two

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008 by christian

Army of Two is an attempt at many things, one of which is to capitalize on the recent enthusiasm for cooperative games. Co-op is arguably the number one most important bullet point a game can have in its press release. Even if it is hardly suitable for the game at hand, excluding it …

Video Review – Hail to the Chimp

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008 by derek

We bring you the first ever video video game review. Welcome to the world of tomorrow.

Review – Turok

Thursday, July 24th, 2008 by d. olsen

The first Turok: Dinosaur Hunter came out eleven years ago and grew into a franchise of four games. While the original was well received the sequels received increasingly more critical reviews and the series eventually died. Disney bought the rights, created Vancouver-based Propaganda Games to develop a new title, and basically wound up repeating the …

Review – Guitar Hero: Aerosmith

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008 by christian

Say what you will of Activision and Neversoft’s handling of Guitar Hero, but the idea of themed games revolving around a particular band is a good one. Celebrating the history and catalog (as well as the conflicts) of a world famous band is a great honor. It allows young players to learn some …

Review – Dark Sector

Monday, July 7th, 2008 by d. olsen

Ontario’s own Digital Extremes began development of the long delayed and often re-imagined Dark Sector in 2004, and it was released earlier this year by D3 Publisher for the X-Box 360 and the PS3. I remember the early period because the teaser trailer was one of the first to come out for this generation’s hardware. …

Review – Ninja Gaiden II

Monday, June 23rd, 2008 by wesley

Ninja Gaiden 2 is not an earth-shattering masterpiece. As much as the fan in me wants to spout absurd levels of hyperbole that put recent GTA4 and MGS4 reviews to shame, and devote five paragraphs to how this game’s Oscar-worthy story made me regret having even existed before its release date, I feel it’s …