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Shrek Forever After Review

Shrek Forever After Review

Shrek Forever After is an action-adventure title developed by XPEC (for PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 & Wii) and Griptonite Games (NDS), and was published by Activision.  The iPhone port was handle... Read More

Quantum Theory Review

Quantum Theory Review

Is the world out of ideas? Hold on a second. Let me rephrase that and say; is the video games industry out of ideas and innovations? I highly doubt that the answer is yes. But after playing through Qu... Read More

Fix it Review

Fix it Review

When it comes to my time spent reviewing games it's not all major releases and triple A titles. If the games industry as we know it is going to advance and gain fresh new development talent then it's ... Read More

Diva Girls: Diva Ballerina Review

Diva Girls: Diva Ballerina Review

Reviewing games, as with life, is all about personal politics. It's knowing this that I realise I must have really pissed the Gaming bolt higher ups off. After all, why else would they send me this tr... Read More

DarkStar One: Broken Alliance Review

DarkStar One: Broken Alliance Review

DarkStar One was an enjoyable but repetitive game that launched in 2006 on PC. Four years later in 2010 and the game has been re-released on Xbox 360, with Hi-Def graphics and a fancy new name. Sadly ... Read More

Dead Rising 2 Review

Dead Rising 2 Review

Although it’s been four years in the making, you could be forgiven for thinking little had changed in Capcom’s zombie-killer sim Dead Rising 2. At first glance, it looks just like a slightly gloss... Read More

DeathSpank: The Thongs of Virtue Review

DeathSpank: The Thongs of Virtue Review

DeathSpank, the hack and slash 'em up created by Ron Gilbert of Monkey Island fame, released back in July on the XBLA and PSN to critical and commercial applause. Only a few months later we have a seq... Read More

Singularity Review

Singularity Review

Singularity starts off like your standard first-person shooter until you eventually gain other abilities.  The abilities you eventually gain all have to do with time whether it's aging an enemy to cr... Read More

Sonic Adventure Review

Sonic Adventure Review

Retro gaming is a truly odd practice. There have been times when playing one of my favourite childhood games again has illuminated new complexities in said title that my feeble nine year old mind coul... Read More

Madden NFL ’11 Review

Madden NFL ’11 Review

The Madden franchise is a series we have come to love and hate every year.  The year is now 2010 and we have a brand new installment of our gridiron classic. This game was released on August 10, 2010... Read More

Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X. 2 Review

Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X. 2 Review

HAWX 2 is the sequel to the promising HAWX, released back in 2009. Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X 2 is an arcade-style flight action game published by Ubisoft and developed by the team at Ubisoft Romania. HAWX ... Read More

Halo: Reach Review

Halo: Reach Review

This is the first time I've given a game a perfect score in my reviewing career, and I do not give this honour lightly. Halo: Reach has a few flaws here and there but, whether you're in the campaign o... Read More

Dragon Ball: Origins 2 Review

Dragon Ball: Origins 2 Review

Most English-speaking people know Dragon Ball because of its sequel, Dragon Ball Z. The adventures of Son Goku and his friends appeared on television and in comic stores, and in the 90’s the franchi... Read More

Mafia II Review

Mafia II Review

With games like Grand Theft Auto IV, and more recently, the spectacular Red Dead Redemption having come out of the Take-Two Banner, a lot was expected of Mafia II, the sequel to what was a beautiful, ... Read More

Actual Crimes: Jack the Ripper Review

Actual Crimes: Jack the Ripper Review

Actual Crimes: Jack the Ripper is one of those sad point and click games where you do a lot of pointing and clicking and seemingly no actual puzzle solving. Released on the Playstation network in the ... Read More

Dead Rising 2: Case Zero Review

Dead Rising 2: Case Zero Review

Dead Rising 2: Case Zero is a prequel to Dead Rising 2 which won't be released until later this month making Case Zero the perfect time to be released.  It is an arcade game exclusively for the Xbox ... Read More

Castle Crashers Review

Castle Crashers Review

Perhaps one of the most wanted Xbox Live Arcade game by Playstation 3 owners is non other than Castle Crashers, with the game being released on the Xbox 360 about two years ago, its about time Playsta... Read More

R.U.S.E. Reviewed

R.U.S.E. Reviewed

With the release of Starcraft 2 so recently behind us, it seems both brave and foolish to release another RTS game so soon. R.U.S.E however, packs a serious strategic punch and offers a more macro-ori... Read More

The Room Tribute Review

The Room Tribute Review

As a self professed “core gamer” I have always considered the humble flash game to be beneath my well honed expertise. With games such as Farmville hoarding so many hours within the casual gaming ... Read More

Metroid: Other M Review

Metroid: Other M Review

I'm a big fan of Nintendo. I eagerly await every single instalment of their core franchises, and whilst I'm sometimes disappointed by what I receive, I never hold it against the big N. That said, I mu... Read More