Republished with permission of gamepeople.co.uk game reviews. Alan Wake Rating: T Platform: Xbox 360 Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios Alan Wake, despite its technical prowess, still feels half-a-decade old. But rather than holding it back, these limitations make the game more […]
I’ve said in the past that Toy Story 3 + Anything = Awesome. This week, I put the Milton Bradley game, Buckaroo, to the test. To help me, I enlisted my trusty examiners, also known as my wife, my eight year old daughter and six year old son. So on a Sunday night, we pealed off the shrink wrap and started evaluating the game based on the fiercely loyal and lovable character, Bullseye.
Republished with permission of gamepeople.co.uk game reviews. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11 Rating: E Platforms: Wii, Xbox 360, Playstation 3, iPhone OS (this review is specific to the Wii edition) Publisher: EA Sports Tiger Woods 11 Wii crafts an addictively […]
The biggest thing going on at our house right now is Toy Story 3. My son turned six last week, and it has been Toy Story mania. After a weekend of the 3D movie, toys, books, and a Toy Story Lego themed birthday, Yahtzee Jr for Toy Story 3 showed up on our door step. Within the hour, we sat down to play the game. Let me preface that this is my first encounter with Yahtzee. I’ve always known it was a dice game, but never knew the intricacies of the rules. My wife and Wikipedia.org filled me in on the original version for a frame of reference.
Republished with permission of gamepeople.co.uk game reviews. A search for ‘poker’ in the iPhone App Store will swiftly confirm that the iPlatform has not escaped the craze. A multitude of apps for playing on various online free-play sites, calculating the […]
Fight Night Round 4 on 360 and PS3 aims to provide realistic boxing action on the big consoles. The sequel to the popular Fight Night Round 3, it offers plenty of options and moments of boxing history for fans. But for me, it completely lacked the juxtaposition of beauty and brutality that so transfixes me when watching the real sport. It’s quite an enjoyable game against friends, but played alone it lacks heart and stymies progress.
A Boy and his Blob may sound like a rather unusual name for a game, but it represents an NES classic that rewrote the platform game handbook. A Boy and his Blob returns here on the Nintendo Wii console with a whole new bag of tricks, quite literally. The player has a bag of jelly beans…
Republished with permission of gamepeople.co.uk game reviews. Happily taking hits from my dislike for superheroes and stealth, Batman: Arkham Asylum completely re-wrote my perceptions and gave me an astounding videogame experience that left me fascinated and enthralled. With its atmosphere […]
Republished with permission of gamepeople.co.uk game reviews. Samurai Shodown Anthology Rating: T Platforms: Wii, PlayStation 2, PSP Developer: SNK Playmore Publisher: SNK Playmore I’m new to the Samurai Shodown games, and I have little experience with fighting games in general, […]
Telling the story of Alex Mercer, Prototype caught my eye with its repulsive anti-hero and gratuitous violence. But instead of experiencing a gritty and fascinating super-hero tale that had something meaningful to say, the game concentrated on physical violence and an excess of super powers.
Republished with permission of gamepeople.co.uk game reviews. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t overwhelmed with Empire: Total War. The depth of its campaign and strategic range is immense and I found myself both enthralled and beleaguered as I […]
Republished with permission of gamepeople.co.uk game reviews. Thanks to some intuitive controls and impressive visuals, Brothers in Arms manages to pull off a convincing shooting experience on the DS. The high production values made me feel like I was partaking […]