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 […]
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.
Dodging the usual clichés and tropes of the Western genre, I found Call of Juarez to be a thrilling ride of love, lust, and betrayal. It captured the look and feel of an 1860’s America perfectly, and the drama that unfolded through the story was surprisingly powerful.
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.
Tom Clancy, writer of many high-octane novels, and, in more recent years, the name put forward to help sell Redsoft and then Ubisoft games, is now the face of End War, a console and PC based Real Time Strategy (RTS) title based in the year 2020 during World War 3 and its build up.